The Artful Appetite
New works by
Discordia Gallery is exhibiting a body of work entitled ‘The Artful Appetite’ . The work of Suzanne Corbett.
On view until February 19th 2022. Corbett studied Painting in Melbourne (RMIT) in the 1960’s and from that time has continued art practise.
Food and Cooking have been serious pursuits and she worked in a professional sphere in a principal role at the Faraday Cafe at the time of its inception. This was at a formative time in the Cafe and Restaurant world with a new emphasis on a ‘modern’ cuisine and was a threshold time for dedicated and imaginative culinary practise.
These paintings have, as their engagement, the subject of food and table array. The tables stand in abeyance, there are echoes of pleasurable accord, cultivations of memory, associations. Studies of ripened fruit, verdant leaves and limpid shellfish have a vitality , and give a sense of seasonal replenishment.
Attracted to strengths and qualities of food for the table, and as determining inspiration, it provides.
The intrigue of challenge’ ‘The appeal of the fresh and vital’ And a ‘fascination with the essential uniqueness in every article involved in a Prepared dish’.
For a catalogue please contact Elizabeth McInnes