Capital life May 14 2022: Ben Taylor prints, ANCA Open Day and Jane Eyre are on

Ron Cerabona
By Ron Cerabona
Updated May 13 2022 - 4:51am, first published May 12 2022 - 2:00am
Ben Taylor, Entangled, 2022. Picture: Supplied

Ben Taylor exhibition

Opening at Nancy Sever Gallery on Sunday is an exhibition of recent works by Ben Taylor. A graduate of the Canberra School of Art, Taylor was a lecturer in printmaking there from 1983 to 1985 and has been exhibiting throughout Australia since 1983. The artist has written: "I paint quickly and intuitively, making spontaneous decisions. The starting point for my paintings are the things I see which surprise me or stick in my mind. This varies a lot - seductive film stills, enchanting landscapes, entwined fern trees. Generally, I do not have a preconceived idea about what the finished painting should end up looking like as I find this limits what is discovered while working in the studio." The exhibition is on until June 12. See: nancysevergallery.com.au.

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Ron Cerabona

Ron Cerabona

Arts reporter

As arts reporter I am interested in and cover a wide range of areas - film, visual art, theatre and music, among others - to tell readers about what's coming and happening in the vibrant and varied world of the arts in Canberra. Email: ron.cerabona@canberratimes.com.au

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