Perceptions of Space: Justin Collection
Curated by Diane Soumilas
Glen Eira City Council Gallery
16 May - 15 Jun 2014
Curated by Diane Soumilas. Blurring the notion of private and public, the exhibition showcases major works from the Justin Art Collection, developed with the vision of Melbourne architect Charles Justin.
The exhibition will feature contemporary digital prints, video, painting, drawing and sculpture by leading and emerging Australian and international artists including Stephen Bram, Daniel Crooks, Peter Daverington, Stephen Haley, Lara Merrett, Daniel Von Sturmer, Jiang Pengyi and Chun Kaifeng.
Excerpt from a program about the 'Perceptions of Space' exhibition featuring art collector Charles Justin talking about Gregory Bennett's work 'Utopia I'
Full program about 'Perceptions of Space: Justin Collection' exhibition.
Charles and Leah Justin's expansive art collection takes centre stage at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery. The abstractionist collection features works from 40 years of passionate and obsessive collecting and showcases Charles Justin's architectural heritage in his curatorial eye. Works featured in the exhibition cover only a quarter of the extensive archive and showcases paintings, sculpture and video art. InsideArt's Michel Lawrence talks with Charles Justin and several of the featured artists in a revealing interview about collecting art. The exhibition has been curated by Glen Eira's Gallery Director Diane Soumilas.