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Statement

Protagonist is an exhibition that delivers its message in a playful way, yet, ideologically nuclear in its motherload of social commentary. It is an exhibition that speaks to a world that struggles with identity—not only from the Nationalist point of view—but with male/female ide

Press Release

In 1965, Robert Rosenquist completed his pop vision of a flawed utopian paradise. The title of the 26 metre long prophetic masterpiece was "The F1-11"—the ultimate Cold War killing machine, morphed with cheesy icons drawn from the daily advertising leviathan that was 1960's America. The work pointedly described the dichotomy of a nation profoundly conflicted, and a crisis of …

In 1965, Robert Rosenquist completed his pop vision of a flawed utopian paradise. The title of the 26 metre long prophetic masterpiece was "The F1-11"—the ultimate Cold War killing machine, morphed with cheesy icons drawn from the daily advertising leviathan that was 1960's America. The work pointedly described the dichotomy of a nation profoundly conflicted, and a crisis of identity that has, if anything, expanded in today’s contemporary society.

For us, everything that was old is now new—a new Russia/China/USA Cold War marching forth in ways that fifty years ago was never …

Location

12-14 Meagher Street
Chippendale
Sydney, NSW, AU
Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
Saturday, 11am–4pm
Sunday, Closed