Thursday, October 6, 2011
Amber Wallis: Psychoactive landscapes
Landscape painting is one of the more traditional genres of Australian art. We are used to seeing the exterior used as a metaphor for the interior and psychological. But as Carrie Miller writes, Amber Wallis’s sexually charged canvases take us one step further, throwing us off the therapist’s couch and into a wild drug-fuelled haze.