Brian Robinson, XXIII VIII MCMLXIII | XVII VII MCMXVII [When worlds collide], 2012, Palight plastic, MDF board, paint. Image courtesy the artist, KickArts Contemporary Arts and Mossenson Galleries. Photo: Michael Marzik. © Brian Robinson/Licensed by Viscopy, 2014.

Reason and fancy in the art of Brian Robinson

Card image (detail): . . . and meanwhile back on Earth the blooms continued to flourish, Western Australia Indigenous Art Award 2013 (Winner), 2013, Art Gallery of Western Australia (Perth)
alight plastic, enamel spray paint, 200 x 350 x 50cm.

Warnandi woman, Clotilde Bullen describes the diverse work of Torres- Strait Islander artist Brian Robinson, a Cairns-based artist inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's versatility and erudite embrace of logic as well as fantasy.

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