Renowned Australian artist Michael Zavros has chosen the Tweed for the official launch next week of his debut book of his celebrated works .
As part of the launch on 23 November, Zavros will take part in a Q and A with the director of the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre, Susi Muddiman, discussing the book, simply titled Michael Zavros.
Ms Muddiman said the artist and the gallery had enjoyed a close relationships over the years and it was ‘tremendously exciting that he has chosen our gallery to officially unveil his spectacular book’.
‘Michael’s work appears in the collections of major museums and private collections around the world and he is one of the true celebrities of modern Australian art,’ Ms Muddiman said.
‘He is well known for his hyper-realistic paintings and, more recently, for photography, sculpture, film and performance.
‘Our conversation will discuss Michael’s art practice and the evolution of his exciting monograph, and he will be available to sign copies of the book.
‘His stunning debut monograph features more than 120 beautifully reproduced works, as well as essays from some of the art world’s leading figures,’ Ms Muddiman said.
The event begins at 6pm and costs $25 or $20 for Friends of the Gallery members. Numbers are limited and bookings, along with pre-purchases of the book, can be made online before 20 November at www.trybooking.com/SKML