These beautiful paintings, made from poured pools layered of coloured artificial varnish suspended in industrial medium, use seemingly random organic processes to harness the velocity of colour and light as a primary source of image. The new work marks a point in Dale Frank's twenty-five year artistic career spent questioning, redefining and ultimately transcending conventional perceptions of "beauty" in art, through his challenging work. 

Exhibition Dates: 27 May – 26 June 2004
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Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 10. People sitting on top of the world, usually arrived there standing up.Be good. And if you can't be good, be careful. And if you can't be careful, name it after me. Harlin Toogoolawah Esk., 2004; varnish on canvas; 200 x 260 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 10. People sitting on top of the world, usually arrived there standing up.Be good. And if you can't be good, be careful. And if you can't be careful, name it after me. Harlin Toogoolawah Esk., 2004
varnish on canvas
200 x 260 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 14. Often the less there is to justify a custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most. Tin Can Bay., 2004; varnish on canvas; 200 x 260 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 14. Often the less there is to justify a custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most. Tin Can Bay., 2004
varnish on canvas
200 x 260 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 17. No Artist is a hero to his Dealer. This is not because the Artist is no hero, but  because the Dealer is a Dealer.Never have a companion that casts you in the shade. Mount Tyson., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 200 x 260 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 17. No Artist is a hero to his Dealer. This is not because the Artist is no hero, but because the Dealer is a Dealer.Never have a companion that casts you in the shade. Mount Tyson., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
200 x 260 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 5. It only takes one man’s sperm, in one night, to be able to re-populate the entire world once over in his own image., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 200 x 260 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 5. It only takes one man’s sperm, in one night, to be able to re-populate the entire world once over in his own image., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
200 x 260 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 12. The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.To become fully alive a person must have goals and aims that transcend himself. Emu Vale, Cherry Gully., 2004; varnish on canvas; 200 x 200 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 12. The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.To become fully alive a person must have goals and aims that transcend himself. Emu Vale, Cherry Gully., 2004
varnish on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Dale Frank Colin Hanks, 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 200 x 200 cm; enquire
Colin Hanks, 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 3. Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the Peak of Despair.You are the one to stretch your own horizon. Mount Disappointment, Queensland., 2004; varnish on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 3. Where does one go from a world of insanity? Somewhere on the Peak of Despair.You are the one to stretch your own horizon. Mount Disappointment, Queensland., 2004
varnish on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 8. In our current uncertainty the present is the only reality and the only certainty.No one would talk if they knew how often others misunderstood them. Forest Hill, 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 8. In our current uncertainty the present is the only reality and the only certainty.No one would talk if they knew how often others misunderstood them. Forest Hill, 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 13. Do a little more each day that you think you possibly can.Every critical analysis of a good painting is a critic analysed. Mount Perserverence, Ravensbourne.,, 2004; varnish on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 13. Do a little more each day that you think you possibly can.Every critical analysis of a good painting is a critic analysed. Mount Perserverence, Ravensbourne.,, 2004
varnish on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Looking west from Rusty's All Australian Fuel after Little Liverpool after all the much needed recent rain., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Looking west from Rusty's All Australian Fuel after Little Liverpool after all the much needed recent rain., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank The View of the running Swollen Gulley running between Jew Hill and One Tree Hill at about 6.30 pm driving into the sun., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
The View of the running Swollen Gulley running between Jew Hill and One Tree Hill at about 6.30 pm driving into the sun., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 7. The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous. Our remedies often in ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to heaven. Point Danger., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 162 x 123 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 7. The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous. Our remedies often in ourselves do lie, which we ascribe to heaven. Point Danger., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
162 x 123 cm
Dale Frank Fortune Cookie Road 1. Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 200 x 200 cm; enquire
Fortune Cookie Road 1. Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 6. Everything in this exhibition may be wrong. [The Saviour's Manual] Men must endure, their going hence even as their coming hither. Ripeness is all. Redcliffe., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 200 x 200 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 6. Everything in this exhibition may be wrong. [The Saviour's Manual] Men must endure, their going hence even as their coming hither. Ripeness is all. Redcliffe., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 9. Man is a slow, sloppy, brilliant thinker, technology is fast, accurate and stupid. Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time. Logan Motorway, Logan., 2004; varnish on canvas; 200 x 200 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 9. Man is a slow, sloppy, brilliant thinker, technology is fast, accurate and stupid. Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time. Logan Motorway, Logan., 2004
varnish on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Dale Frank Viggo Mortensen, 2005; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 200 x 180 cm; enquire
Viggo Mortensen, 2005
varnish on acrylic on canvas
200 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Fortune Cookie Road. 2. Adversity is your companion, disapointment is your confessor, and so regret is your lover., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 200 x 180 cm; enquire
Fortune Cookie Road. 2. Adversity is your companion, disapointment is your confessor, and so regret is your lover., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
200 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 4. What a thing is Age! Death without death's quiet.The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. Deception Bay., 2004; varnish on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 4. What a thing is Age! Death without death's quiet.The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. Deception Bay., 2004
varnish on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 11. Successful people are simply those with successful habits. The pleasure we feel in art springs from the obedience which is in it. Folks who don't know how to love, love so too easily. Goodna., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 11. Successful people are simply those with successful habits. The pleasure we feel in art springs from the obedience which is in it. Folks who don't know how to love, love so too easily. Goodna., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 16. Bad counselors lack no clients. Every man is able to talk sense. But can he talk non sense? Round Hill Head Bustard Bay., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 16. Bad counselors lack no clients. Every man is able to talk sense. But can he talk non sense? Round Hill Head Bustard Bay., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
180 x 180 cm
Dale Frank Remember Fortune Cookie Road 15. Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat. Sanely applied advertising could remake the world. Rodd's Point., 2004; varnish on acrylic on canvas; 180 x 180 cm; enquire
Remember Fortune Cookie Road 15. Unintelligent people always look for a scapegoat. Sanely applied advertising could remake the world. Rodd's Point., 2004
varnish on acrylic on canvas
180 x 180 cm