Sally Gatie, 'The Dresses' comprising 'Chance Encounter', 'Almost Ascot' and 'Anticipation', oil on canvas
Sally Gatie, 'The Dresses' comprising 'Chance Encounter', 'Almost Ascot' and 'Anticipation', oil on canvas

Dressing the Canvas at City Contemporary Art Perth

Title:
The Dresses

Dates:
6 Aug 2021 – 30 Aug 2021

Times:
10:00 - 17:00. Sun 10:00 -16:00. Tue closed.

Venue:
City Contemporary Art
20 Charlotte Street
Perth
Perthshire
PH1 5LL

Billed as a ‘concept show’, City Contemporary Art‘s dedicated solo show space is featuring painter Sally Gatie’s The Dresses. Long-fascinated by the juxtaposition of fabrics and people, Sally has painted on canvas several dresses, left unworn in her wardrobe for many years, leading her to examine her complex feelings towards them, the memories they stir, their colours, textures, and the feeling of wearing them, and to re-assess her reasons for keeping them.

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