Matthew Curtis, SOLD Olive Xylem Pair, 2013, blown & constructed tinted furnace glass, H 42 x W 106 x D 40cm
Matthew has exhibited in numerous successful solo exhibitions in Australia and abroad for over 15 years and participated in many prestigious art fairs such as SOFA in Chicago and Collect at the V&A in London. His work is widely collected in both private and public collections including the Saxe collection at the De Young Museum, San Francisco, USA; Palm Springs Museum, California, USA; The Ernsting Stifting Museum Coesfeld Germany; Wagga Wagga, National Glass Collection, Australia and the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
This work draws upon the structured cross sections of plant life. A contemplation of the details within the exquisite architecture of organic growth.
It affords an opportunity to contemplate that which lies within, a sculptural investigation between the solid depths and contrasting interior surfaces of these forms.
Matthew Curtis, August 2013