Portraits - Jalal Asgher

26 Sep 2019 to 24 Oct 2019
Opening Wed 25 Sep, 5pm, runs until 24 Oct
Opening Night: Wednesday 25 September, 5pm - 7pm.
Event type: 
Exhibition, Public Art
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Studio One Toi Tū
Address: 
1 Ponsonby Road
Region: 
Auckland

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Taking inspiration from the Pre-Raphaelite era, these delicate pencil portraits of women highlight themes of timelessness and the beauty of strength. Asgher references vintage portrait photography of women from the 1900s and obscures the background to focus the viewers gaze on the subject’s face. He further enhances facial features that reveal complex emotions of calm and strength.

Gallery 1 
26 September - 24 October

Written by

Studio One Toi Tū

13 Jun 2019

Interests Studio One offers more ways for Aucklanders to to meet and share ideas, skills and practices with each other and our community. We’re always keen to receive proposals from makers and innovators with ideas for events, activities, courses, workshops and exhibitions.