Jacob Hoerner Galleries (Naarm/Melbourne) is thrilled to be able to present the work of Andrew Sibley as a part of the Melbourne Art Fair week 2024. This Satellite Event will take place at 1 Sutton Place Carlton from February 15 – March 30 with a Special Opening to take place on Saturday February 24 from 6-8pm timed to overlap with Melbourne Art Fair 2024.
The selection of works on exhibition as a part of BERLIN (1973-1975) are enamel and oil on paper on board paintings created between 1973-1975 directly after the Sibley returned from a residency in Berlin in 1972. Indicative of Sibley’s avant-garde approach to art making during this period they are all rare and iconic works. Most significantly and most directly influenced by artists such as Beckman, Dubuffet, Klee, Bacon and the like, Sibley’s affinity with German and European Art was based on more than just his exhibiting there, the impact of his connection to Major European Artists remained a key part of on his work throughout illustrious career.
Sibley is considered an established Australian Artist who was critically and commercially successful for over six decades until his passing in 2015. Sibley is represented in all the major institutional collections in Australia as well as having had success in recent years in the International Contemporary Art market with his work being acquired by significant PrivateCollectors from Asia, Europe and the United States.