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Art Guide website
9 August 2016
Personal reflection is at the heart of Catherine O'Donnell's impressive installation Inhabited space, 2015-2016, which occupies an entire wall of the gallery. The artist has created the facade of a post-war fibro Western Sydney house, similar to the one she grew up in, incorporating subtle visual cues suggesting life within. The door slightly ajar and a blind pulled aside hint at a sense of life within the work. The detail and shading in O'Donnell's work is exceptional and demonstrates a high degree of skill and technique.
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