OLSEN Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of Stephen Ormandy and Louise Olsen’s major survey exhibition The Art of Dinosaur Designs at the Hazlehurst Regional Gallery.
The exhibition is a colourful fusion of art, design and fashion, referencing Olsen and Ormandy’s iconic design label Dinosaur Designs and explores the artful and aesthetic prevalent throughout their work. The exhibition features a series of more than 40 large-scale sculptural forms that celebrate the pair’s thirty year creative partnership.
Gathering highlights of Olsen and Ormandy’s creative career, Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy: The Art of Dinosaur Designs features works such as Series 8: Movement (2011), a set of eight disks in dazzling colours commissioned to mark the fifth anniversary of Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA). More recent commissions include Loop (2014), a wall-hung sculpture evocative of “the rhythmic lines created when you drop a rock in a lake” as Olsen describes it. Its soft colour transitions are a constant to Collar Bone (2014) which is characterised by chroma clashes from orange to blue rendered in a painterly application.
The Art of Dinosaur Designs | Louise Olsen & Stephen Ormandy
1 April – 14 May 2017
For more information on the exhibition, please visit http://www.sutherlandshire.nsw.gov.au/Community/Hazelhurst