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A HEAD IN A HIVE OF BEES

Peter Ellis, The Oyster eye 20
Peter Ellis, The Oyster eye 20

28-Jun-2013 - 17-Aug-2013

VENUE: RMIT Gallery


June 28 – 17 August 2013 A Head in a Hive of Bees – Selected Drawings – Peter Ellis


Strange animals and insects, alien characters and abstract forms, dredged from subconscious thoughts often without a pre-conceived idea. These are the images that permeate artist Peter Ellis’ drawings. Ellis has produced these bizarre works for over 38 years and is well known for his innovative use of animal imagery. The extensive collection of drawings will also showcase Ellis’ scrapbooks and notebooks, which the artist calls “the beginning of things”.Public program: Thurs 25 July 5.30-7 pm L'Âge d'Or: Surrealism, drawing and Me: Peter Ellis will speak about the influence of surrealism and automatic drawing on his work, and introduce the influential Surrealist film L'Âge d'Or Luis Buñuel’s long banned classic short film. Thurs 1 August: 12.30-1.30 pm Peter Ellis artist floor talk

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