Melbourne contemporary artist Brent Harris exhibits at the National Gallery of Victoria


MELBOURNE.- The National Gallery of Victoria opened the highly anticipated self-titled exhibition of Melbourne contemporary artist, Brent Harris. Dr Gerard Vaughan, Director, NGV said: “Brent Harris is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists and we are delighted to be showcasing a solo exhibition of his work.” Brent Harris features works that span more than two decades and represent significant stages in the artist’s career. Well known for haunting imagery that often drifts between abstraction and figuration, Harris’s paintings, prints and drawings are often motivated by an exploration of personal memories and the expression of psychological states. Jane Devery, Assistant Curator Contemporary Art, NGV said: “Harris’s creative output has been marked by a number of aesthetic shifts. He’s an artist who has continually challenged his own approach to image-making to