Desert II 1982
colour screenprint; edition of 10
Gift of Moira Eckel through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2017
© the estate of the artist
Desert II demonstrates Brash’s awareness and curiosity in hard edge painting, a style of abstraction that emerged during in the 1960s characterised by precise edges and a conscious flattening of the picture plane. With a restraint rarely seen throughout her practice to date, Brash reduces this desertscape to a palette of three colours, rendering its atmosphere with an almost silent clarity.
Read by a voluntary Geelong Gallery Guide