Well known on the Sydney art scene, Guy James Whitworth is a main player on the Sydney alternative/queer art, film and performance circuit. Infamous for his use of colour, the naked human form and sexual politics Whitworth’s exhibitions are always a guaranteed explosion of energy, social rebellion and passion.
The show is almost a “greatest hits” made up of recent paintings that have been shown previously, the prestigious Salon Des Refuses, Mardi Gras Regional Art prize, The Cruelty Free Art Show and The Belle Arti prize are just a few of the renowned shows works have travelled from.
DATE: 22nd February to 7th March
DAILY OPENING TIMES: 12.00pm - 6.00pm
OPENING NIGHT: Friday 24th of February, 6.00pm-8.00pm
LOCATION: M2 Galley Shop 4/450 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, Sydney.
Vignettes of identity
Performed in conjunction to Guy James Whitworth's exhibition "Cries for Attention".
Performance art by Andrew Batt-Rawden
2 March 2017, 7pm
Free Entry, Donations encouraged.
Searching for authenticity, wading through layers of mundane existence, drugs, societal pressures, sexuality; the self finds vulnerability, feeling alone within awareness, both connected and disconnected. In this event, four vignettes are presented. The performance lasts about an hour. Refreshments are offered at the venue.
This performance is not suitable for children, and will contain nudity as well as explicit sexual, drug and violent themes.