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Sydney Ball

The "Ongoingness" of Abstraction

BY ANNE LOXLEY

INFINEX #47, 2014, from the series "Infinex III," automotive enamel on aluminum, 143 x 342 x 4 cm.
Unless otherwise stated, all images courtesy Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney.


Not many artists have been called a "prophet of abstraction" or the "greatest colorist" of their nation, but these are just two in an endless list of laudatory descriptions of veteran Australian artist Sydney Ball. In May of this year, Sydney-based gallery Sullivan+Strumpf debuted Ball's latest solo exhibition, "Infinex IV, Chromix Lumina and Modular." The ground-floor gallery walls were ablaze with…

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