Contemporary Painting, conceptual painting understands the gesture not as a singular event but as a strategic intervention into the history of art, reflecting conditions of art, producing situations that show art in a light that is constantly new and changing.

—Dale Frank

Exhibition Dates: 4 September – 4 October 2014
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Dale Frank History For Lease 1, 2014; varnish, oil, lighter fluid on iridescent plexiglass  ; 180 x 140 cm; 160 × 120cm (unframed); Enquire
Dale Frank History For Lease 1, 2014
varnish, oil, lighter fluid on iridescent plexiglass
180 x 140 cm; 160 × 120cm (unframed)
Dale Frank History For Lease 2, 2014; varnish, oil, lighter fluid on iridescent plexiglass ; 180 x 140 cm; 160 × 120cm (unframed); Enquire
Dale Frank History For Lease 2, 2014
varnish, oil, lighter fluid on iridescent plexiglass
180 x 140 cm; 160 × 120cm (unframed)
Dale Frank When you touched my face it was like Christmas in August, 2014; varnish, oil, turpentine on 4mm glass
; 218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; 200 x 160 cm (unframed), 220 x 180 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank When you touched my face it was like Christmas in August, 2014
varnish, oil, turpentine on 4mm glass
218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; 200 x 160 cm (unframed), 220 x 180 cm (framed)
Dale Frank She really wanted one of those Chinese Crested dogs but she’d have to get rid of her boyfriend first, 2014; varnish on 6mm glass; 218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; Enquire
Dale Frank She really wanted one of those Chinese Crested dogs but she’d have to get rid of her boyfriend first, 2014
varnish on 6mm glass
218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm
Dale Frank How I live now 2, 2014; scraped 200 x 200 cm varnish painting on glass; 134 x 104 cm; (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank How I live now 2, 2014
scraped 200 x 200 cm varnish painting on glass
134 x 104 cm; (framed)
Dale Frank How I live now 1, 2014; scraped 200 x 200 cm varnish painting on glass; 134 x 104 cm; (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank How I live now 1, 2014
scraped 200 x 200 cm varnish painting on glass
134 x 104 cm; (framed)
Dale Frank After a few drinks she would always tell how she slept with Sam Worthington at school but the numbers just did not add up, 2014; varnish on glass (4mm); 218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; Enquire
Dale Frank After a few drinks she would always tell how she slept with Sam Worthington at school but the numbers just did not add up, 2014
varnish on glass (4mm)
218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm
Dale Frank Grabbing his crotch she said you remind me of someone, 2014; varnish on iridescent perspex; 218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; 200 × 160cm (unframed), 220 x 180 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank Grabbing his crotch she said you remind me of someone, 2014
varnish on iridescent perspex
218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; 200 × 160cm (unframed), 220 x 180 cm (framed)
Dale Frank Foreplay is just not to be trusted, 2014; varnish on 4mm glass; 218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; Enquire
Dale Frank Foreplay is just not to be trusted, 2014
varnish on 4mm glass
218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm
Dale Frank He just knew he had said the wrong thing, 2014; varnish on iridescent perspex; 218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; 200 × 160cm (unframed), 220 x 180 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank He just knew he had said the wrong thing, 2014
varnish on iridescent perspex
218.5 x 178.5 x 8 cm; 200 × 160cm (unframed), 220 x 180 cm (framed)
Dale Frank He had been told 11 was his lucky number but he didn’t believe it, 2014; varnish, turpentine on glass 4 mm; 218.5 x 218.5 x 8 cm; 200 x 200 cm (unframed), 220 x 220 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank He had been told 11 was his lucky number but he didn’t believe it, 2014
varnish, turpentine on glass 4 mm
218.5 x 218.5 x 8 cm; 200 x 200 cm (unframed), 220 x 220 cm (framed)
Dale Frank 24, 2014; varnish on glass 4mm; 218.5 x 218.5 x 8 cm; Enquire
Dale Frank 24, 2014
varnish on glass 4mm
218.5 x 218.5 x 8 cm
Dale Frank Yass 2, 2014; varnish on glass 4 mm ; 150 × 150cm (unframed), 170 x 170 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank Yass 2, 2014
varnish on glass 4 mm
150 × 150cm (unframed), 170 x 170 cm (framed)
Dale Frank Yass 1, 2014; varnish on glass 4 mm ; 150 × 150cm (unframed), 170 x 170 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank Yass 1, 2014
varnish on glass 4 mm
150 × 150cm (unframed), 170 x 170 cm (framed)
Dale Frank Every time I glance it’s just not me, 2014; varnish, lighter fluid on anodised perspex; 218.5 x 218.5 x 8 cm; 200 x 200 cm (unframed), 220 x 220 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank Every time I glance it’s just not me, 2014
varnish, lighter fluid on anodised perspex
218.5 x 218.5 x 8 cm; 200 x 200 cm (unframed), 220 x 220 cm (framed)
Dale Frank The door had been left unlocked so he could leave the next morning as if he was never there, 2014; varnish, turpentine, lighter fluid on perspex; 218.5 x 218.5 cm; Enquire
Dale Frank The door had been left unlocked so he could leave the next morning as if he was never there, 2014
varnish, turpentine, lighter fluid on perspex
218.5 x 218.5 cm
Dale Frank Ambition 25 + Regrets 10 + Death 21 = 56, 2014; varnish on plexiglass with 56 green bottles and 21 coins; 200 x 260 cm (unframed), 220 x 280 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank Ambition 25 + Regrets 10 + Death 21 = 56, 2014
varnish on plexiglass with 56 green bottles and 21 coins
200 x 260 cm (unframed), 220 x 280 cm (framed)
Dale Frank 99, 2014; varnish on perspex; 220 x 280 cm; Enquire
Dale Frank 99, 2014
varnish on perspex
220 x 280 cm
Dale Frank Sitting in his new twin cab ute in the Barrington Tops National Park he took the whole bottle of pills, 2014; varnish on anodised plexiglass; 200 x 300 cm (unframed), 220 x 320 cm (framed); Enquire
Dale Frank Sitting in his new twin cab ute in the Barrington Tops National Park he took the whole bottle of pills, 2014
varnish on anodised plexiglass
200 x 300 cm (unframed), 220 x 320 cm (framed)