Met up with a friend in Geelong to visit the exhibition "Abstraction: celebrating Australian women abstract artists" at the Geelong Gallery. The works in the exhibition are from the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, somewhere I haven't been for a long time.
This work by Elizabeth Gower, Then and Now, intrigued us, as we initially noticed a couple of items depicted among what appeared to be random squiggles,
The exhibition is on until 7th May. It is free, and well worth a trip to Geelong.
Also at the Gallery we saw Luminous Relic, an amazing and moving collaborative artwork you can read about here. It is showing until 9th July.
Afterwards I was introduced to The Dome, the Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, which has a deck at the top level with views across Geelong.
A construction which obscures part of the water view:
A crane with the You Yangs in the distance:
Some tall trees in the park beside the library:
On the way home I passed the aftermath of two bad car accidents, one of which included a fatality. A not-so-abstract reminder of the fragility of life.