Raymond Arnold

The Pale Show of Life, 2012

acrylic on canvas

143 x 92cm

From the artist

An anonymous gravesite at the abandoned Linda Valley cemetery echoes the idea and the reality of one's own mortality.

Artist background

Born Melbourne 1950. Lives and works in Queenstown, Tasmania. Has had 54 solo exhibitions and been in 126 group exhibitions nationally and in London, France, Scotland and Washington USA since 1977. Winner of the Glover Prize 2007. Represent in many national, state and regional gallery collections in Australia and major institutions in France, UK and USA.Tasmanan nomination for Australia Day Local Hero awards for work with LARQ.

Represented by Bett Gallery, Hobart; & Australian Galleries, Melbourne