Thursday, September 01, 2011

The unique art of Valerie Hegarty

For Valerie Hegarty, the joy of her work lies in its destruction rather than its making. Hegarty's canvases and sculptures replicate emblems of frontier ethos - colonial furniture, antique dishware, and heroic paintings of landscapes and national figures only to demolish them by devices associated with their historical significance. View a gallery here.

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