Three artists from New York, Bangkok and Canberra
invade eyes, nose and ears in their pursuit of synthetic appeal
Gregory Hodge is an atypical ringleader in contemporary Australian painting, encircling the still-life subject within a metaphysical realm. His dazzling, warped surfaces may appear like reams of pulled sugar, but they are in fact the candy-colored fruits of hard labor.
He begins with photo documentation, moves on to collage and finally to…