There are just 100 of them, they’re slipcased and they’ve been hand numbered and signed by the illustrious Mr Gaynor himself. And we’re giving one away. Read on winners!
Every West Aussie with a creative bone in their body knows that one of the most potent catalysts for great art is our comparative isolation. Guy Grey Smith repaired to the then mill town of Pemberton in the 70’s and proceeded to produce some of the most dramatic, evocative and individual Australian paintings made last century.
For GGS enthusiasts it’s been an awfully long wait for a survey of his life’s work. Thirty one years since his death (almost to the day) UWA Press have published “Life Force”, a critical biography authored by curator Andrew Gaynor. Acorn Photo supported the project and photographed the majority of works reproduced.
You can buy it here. However the first person to correctly name the short lived country band that counted Frith and Gaynor among it’s number gets it in the mail. Just mention the band name in your comment. First in best dressed kidz.