Garry Anderson

Garry Anderson is an Australian born professional artist who works directly from nature scrutinising form and content, pinning down the essential elements.

He eschews technology to examine the impact of technology, using people and place as reference points to discuss who we are in relation to an increasingly uncertain world.

Garry surrenders to the daily rigours of drawing and the study of form in nature to inform the visual landscape, He employs symbols that represent core emotions and aspects of the human condition.
Garry gained international recognition through arcade studies of his now well-known painting ”The Pea eater” also known as “The potato eater” owned by Murdoch university.

It is the most controversial work in their collection and
has been part of contemporary art history studies since 1996.

The painting was the inspiration and driving metaphor for the publication. Mobilising the audience now used in most North American and Australian universities syllabus.

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