Epacris (epacris) wrote,
Epacris
epacris

So often, someone else has done what you want to do before.




I first heard of Joseph Cornell & "Cornell's Boxes" in the books of William Gibson. I am not sure if this was before or after I saw & heard about Rosalie Gascoigne's artwork.

Both of them have created wonderful things which are (were) just the sort of thing I had imagined making. I suppose it's good that they made them, so that the world has them, whereas I'm very good at thinking of things that never get done/made. It is frustrating, though, that if I do make some of the things I would like to do, and the ideas of which haunt me still, they'll just get called "derivative".

Rosalie Gascoigne





The Poetry of Trash: Rosalie Gascoigne
http://www.abc.net.au/arts/visual/stories/s424392.htm
Rosalie Gascoigne interviewed by Stephen Feneley in 1997, on the occasion of a major retrospective of her work at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.


http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/visual_culture/projects/diva/rgascoigne.html
https://www.vsaecom.nsw.gov.au/product/moredetail.jsp?productid=181
catalogue - Rosalie Gascoigne: Material as Landscape
http://www.gowlangsfordgallery.com/exhibitions/sydney/pastexhibitions-sydney/rosaliegascoignepleinair.asp
Rosalie Gascoigne
Plein Air
14 January - 11 February 2003 (Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand)
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