THE DEVIL’S HONEY
The Devil’s Honey is an exhibition of new works by Melbourne based artist Adam Stone. The exhibition comprises a number of cast bronze rose stems bent and manipulated to replicate iconic modernist sculptural forms. Stone works with symbols and narrative to address the major concerns of his practice, hubris, jouissance and schadenfreude. These frameworks become anchor points to explore global narratives such as the global financial crisis, the rise of Donald Trump, climate change and environmental catastrophe; the disillusion of Western arrogance.
Adam has exhibited in both group and solo shows at ARIs, commercial and public galleries in Australia and Asia. Selected galleries include: McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Neon Parc, Inside Out Art Museum (Beijing), Seventh, Blindside ARI, Kings ARI, Sawtooth ARI, Bus Projects, Fort Delta, c3, LON Gallery, Margaret Lawrence Gallery and the CCP. In 2016 he was awarded a public sculpture commission in the City of Moonee Valley and participated in Spring1883 Art Fair as a guest artist with Fort Delta. In 2017, Adam completed a public sculpture project for the City of Yarra and was the recipient of a studio residency from Bayside City Council. In 2018 he will present solo exhibitions at c3 and Stockroom galleries, participate in a residency with the Jacky Winter Group, as well as present the first iteration of his curatorial project, Still Life Pt. I, at Irene Rose Gallery. Adam is the director and curator of LON Gallery, based in Collingwood, VIC. His work is held in public and private collections in Australia and Asia.
You can read the catalogue essay by Laura Couttie, here
Abbotsford Convent Open Spaces – c3 Artists talks
Date: Sunday 18th November 2018
Time: 2pm -2.30pm