A-M Gallery, Newtown Sydney. Feb 2012.
These paintings were influenced by the Police and Justice Museum photographs from the Sydney police of the 1920s showcased in 2 exhibitions /catalogues – City of Shadows, and Crooks like us. The books where a collection of forensic photography and mugshots of Sydney’s criminal underbelly. The paintings aim to capture the spirit of the photography portraits – the individuality and the relationship with the camera.
Cathy Weiszmann is a sculptor who makes lovely intimate figurative sculptures, and public artworks at the Sydney Cricket Ground etc.
There is an archived work in progress blog at shiftyandshady.tumblr.com