Widely regarded as one of Australia’s foremost sculptors, Geoff Bartlett has no constant, identifiable style. And yet, regardless of the fact that he also uses a wide range of diverse media, the viewer has little difficulty in recognizing his distinctive sculptures since certain underlying characteristics have appeared in his work throughout his career. Bartlett has long demonstrated a unique ability to bring together, into a unified whole, the most unlikely forms and materials. Beginning with his earliest works, he presented the unexpected, and his exhibitions have continued to surprise, leading the observer into ever-new realms.
María Carolina Baulo: One thing that stands out in your work is the harmonious combination of diverse techniques. Close viewing reveals printmaking as a matrix that generates your various modules and patterns.
…see the entire article in the print version of January/February’s Sculpture magazine.