||The Norman Reedus Exhibition
Melbourne Art Fair 2002
…An appreciation of paradox seems to go to the heart of Frank’s art, which embodies a sense of stylistic freedom that verges upon the anarchic. His works celebrates intense beauty, even while it flirts with the impure, the excessive and the extreme…
Sue Cramer, Dale Frank: Ecstasy (Twenty Years of Painting), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 2000
In the latest series of varnish works, Dale Frank continues to reinterpret the language of painting by using the traditional finishing medium of varnish as the means to construct his paintings. The highly reflective surfaces of the paintings invite the viewer into a dialogue.
Frank’s varnish works have been named after various male actors such as Toby McGuire, Jude Law, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Andrew McCarthy, Freddie Prince Jr. and Matt Le Blanc.
This current exhibition is named after Norman Reedus, a young Hollywood actor who has been cast as an artist.