2020 Contour 556

It’s a readymade canvas both epic and contained. An Australian flag, clearly a little worse for wear. It’s huge – large enough to have once flown above Parliament House in Canberra, the very epicentre of the political nation. This gives … Continued

Selected Works

2019 Just Not Australian, Artspace Sydney

2018 The History of Australia

2017 The Sunshine Suite

2016 Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art

2015 Believe It or Not

Believe It or Not | Very Superstitious

When you believe in things that you don’t understand, 
Then you suffer,
Superstition ain’t the way

Very superstitious, wash your face and hands,
Rid me of the problem, do all that you can,… Continued

2011 Last Will and Testament, Shepparton Art Gallery

2014 Basil Sellers Art Prize, Ian Potter Museum of Art

2014 Mostly Sunny, Hugo Michell Gallery at Melbourne Art Fair

Mostly sunny: new work by Richard Lewer

We become accustomed to our surroundings.  Driven by routine we often fail to see what’s there, how it’s changing and how it is transforming our lives.  Richard Lewer makes us see, he introduces … Continued