Chris Horder

Scratching at the Cave Walls

19 September — 5 October 2019

Born 1976, Sydney
Lives and works in Sydney

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Scratching at the Cave Walls is a visceral investigation into the power of mark-making—Christopher Horder expands his stain painting methodology into oil on board. 

As ever, the artist is searching for deeper meaning in life. The power of the structured image and the ethereal nature of an untamed imagination are at play here. The vision is one of extraordinary power and beauty. Referencing the Rococo and the Neolithic in the one picture plane, Horder—a shaman, challenges the viewer to journey into the void between the otherworldly and the real. 

\ Exhibition featured works

Chris Horder

A Bard's Tale

2019 \ Oil on board \ 122 x 92cm

Chris Horder

Druid's Circle

2019 \ Oil on board \ 122 x 92cm

Chris Horder

Erebus

2019 \ Oil on board \ 122 x 92cm

Chris Horder

Scratching at the Cave Walls

2019 \ Oil on board \ 152.5 x 122cm

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Chris Horder

The Forest & Birnam

2019 \ Oil on board \ 122 x 92cm

Chris Horder

The Grove

2019 \ Oil on board \ 152.5 x 122cm

Chris Horder

The Ovate's Gate

2019 \ Oil on board \ 122 x 92cm

\ Other exhibitions

Renata Pari-Lewis

WHAT I HAVE HELD

12 June — 29 June 2024

Matt Coyle

PAINTINGS

23 May — 8 June 2024

Jason Cordero

DESIDERIUM

21 May — 8 June 2024

Contact Us

to find out more about Scratching at the Cave Walls.

12 - 14 Meagher Street Chippendale, NSW 2008
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm Saturday, 11am - 4pm Closed Public Holidays (and Easter Saturday)