Jorg Schmeisser: Antarctic Prints

Opens 06-12-2014,  closes 01-03-2015

Argyle Gallery 3

JSAn exhibition of the complete series of Antarctic prints presented by artist Jorg Schmeisser to the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

The etchings were produced between 1998 and 2005 after the artist received an Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship to visit Antarctica.

From a voyage of discovery and exploration, Schmeisser has created images revealing the imposing grandeur of Antarctica's icy wilderness.

The exhibition is a tribute to the artist who died in June 2012.

Image details: Jorg Schmeisser (1942-2012) Figuration 2002, etching A/P, presented by the artist under the Cultural Gifts Program, 2012.