Rob McLeish: Artist Talk and Closing Celebration. Gertrude

Friday 3 December, 5 - 8pm

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Exhibition Dates: 5 November – 5 December 2021
Gertrude Contemporary | 21-31 High Street, Preston

Artist Talk and Closing Reception: Friday 3 December, 5-8pm 

On the final weekend of Rob’s McLeish’s exhibition HEADLESS forthe 2021 River Capital Commission, Gertrude is delighted to present a conversation between the artist and Jen Berean, followed by a closing reception. 

HEADLESS is Rob McLeish’s most expansive institutional project to date. Unfolding across the gallery spaces and foyer volumes at Gertrude Contemporary, HEADLESS reprises a selection of key sculptural works of the past decade and introduces a number of newly produced works enabled through the commission. Taking form as a total environment orchestrated by the artist in response to the architecture of the spaces, HEADLESSbrings new and recent works into dialogue to focus on the sculptural realm of his practice. 

An exhibition walk-through by Mighty Films is available via the Gertrude website, courtesy of Neon Parc. You can also read an interview between Rob McLeish and Gertrude Artistic Director Mark Feary published here

Read Tess Maunder’s essay accompanying the exhibition here.

The River Capital Commission is an initiative developed in partnership with River Capital, a Melbourne-based investment firm with a commitment to investor and community success.

Rob McLeish is represented by Neon Parc, Melbourne. 

Gertrude is currently operating in line with Victorian Government restrictions to reduce the impacts of COVID-19 in our community. You can refer to our website prior to your visit to ensure that you Help Keep Yourself and Others Safe at Gertrude.

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