Archive for the Rosalie Gascoigne Tag

Nivision, A. Summer Cotton Bimbang, 2009.

Melancholy definitely has a place

I knew I was going to like the work of a man who declares  ‘I think happiness is totally overrated in our society. This endless pursuit of happiness is dangerous, and I think a huge waste of time. Melancholy definitely has a place… You can’t be a complete person unless you know happiness and unless you know sorrow.’ And to
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Cascoigne, R. Then suddenly the lake. 1995.

Suddenly the lake – Rosalie Gascoigne

While at the NGA in Canberra recently, I went to the second floor so I could see the lake. Not much surpasses the experience of looking at Rosalie Gascoigne’s Suddenly the lake, especially since I had driven down to Canberra the day before and by the time we passed Lake George it was well and truly dark. Didn’t matter, better to see it
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