A thousand different angles

23 February – 5 June 2022


A thousand different angles foregrounds the legacy of Inge King and Norma Redpath, two central figures of Australian modernist sculpture with significant works in McClelland’s outdoor collection. In conjunction, eleven contemporary artists will be showcased who extend conceptual and aesthetic concerns in King and Redpath’s practice, and who expand the legacies of modernism in a contemporary spatial context:

Fiona Abicare, Samara Adamson-Pinczewski, Marion Borgelt, Consuelo Cavaniglia, Natasha Johns-Messenger, Inge King, Sanné Mestrom, Noriko Nakamura, Nabilah Nordin, Louise Paramor, Kerrie Poliness, Norma Redpath, Meredith Turnbull.

Titled after Inge King’s observation that ‘sculpture is drawing from a thousand different angles’, this exhibition explores the dynamic spatial properties of sculpture in relation to both environmental context and the contingent experience of the viewer. Set across both McClelland’s indoor galleries and outdoor sculpture park, it will include works of diverse scale from small maquettes to monumental public sculpture in a bushland environment.

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The exhibition A Thousand Different Angles is supported by the Australian Government through the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund; the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria; The Besen Family Foundation; Susie Nathan, Sally Baillieu, Robyn Beddison OAM, Sarah Brockhoff, Susie Brookes, Sue Clifford, Marilyn Cookes, Andrea Dudley, Marianne Hay, Lou Heffernan, Kylie Heine, Titania Henderson, Jane Kiel, Simone Neal, Caecilia Potter, Lousje Skala, Melissa Smith, Deb Thomas, and Lorna Wallace; and Bruce Parncutt AO.