Melbourne Art Fair: August 2 – 5, 2018
From the beginning of European settlement in Australia, curious specimens of strange flora and fauna were observed, collected and catalogued. A great interest by European naturalists in this ‘land of contrarieties’, together with the competitive acquisitiveness of imperial museums, saw large shipments of natural specimens sent back to Europe. Descriptions and studies of new-found flora and fauna were published, and scientific literature flourished.
Within Eclectus Australis, 2018, Joseph McGlennon takes his audience forward; combining elements of our early enchanting clash of…