Hester Gascoigne

Hester Gascoigne

Hester Gascoigne holds degrees in performing arts, art curatorship and has recently completed a Research Masters on the nature of creative partnership. She is currently writing a PhD thesis through the University of Sydney on the role of storytelling in the life and art of three artists.

Nude: Art from the Tate collection (Art Gallery of New South Wales)

ABR Arts 16 January 2017
Nude: Art from the Tate collection (Art Gallery of New South Wales)
There is an underlying theme to Nude: Art from the Tate collection: the tussle between the desire to connect humanity to mythology by shrouding our naked forms in grand narratives, and the will to see human nudity both objectively and subjectively, but most importantly as entirely our own human experience. This struggle plays out as the exhibition weaves through nine rooms, tracing the role of the ... (read more)