Extensive interview between the artist and writer Jack Marx covering the 1st twenty years of an exhibiting career both domestically and internationally.
192 pages with 158 reproduced plates.
Published by Macmillan Hardcover
The exhibition toured for 2 years through 7 institutions and Gavin centred the exhibition on the artists ongoing use of the Monaro plains of Southern NSW and the Murrumbidgee River that finds its source there. The area has become a pictorial vocabulary or stage for the artists internal world and his emotive response to the world around explored in a wide ranging interview with Gavin and an introduction by former director of AGNSW Edmund Capon. A QR-code brings up a 15 minute doco on the making of show.
Hardcover, linen bound, 56 pages 43 reproduced original paintings and works on paper published to accompany the survey show Everyone Is Here curated by Gavin Wilson.
Published by the artist and Plug2 Design (Melbourne)
Essay by art critic and writer Ashley Crawford focussing on a bold shift in the artists practice to a more detailed but more stripped back and centralised focus. Including the first reproductions from a residency at the Australian Museum consisting of the birds and animals annotated with wit and whimsy that populate the often barren landscapes the paintings place the viewer.
Hardcover, linen bound, 37 pages with 20 reproduced plates of both original paintings and works on paper
Published by the artist and Scott Livesey Gallery Melbourne.
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