The Technical & Grotesque

By Sarah Newton
Melbourne, Victoria

About this Curation

The Technical & Grotesque explores works from select Bluethumb artists that paint with the technique and skill of the old masters. This curation takes a modern twist with old traditions of refined oil painting, typical of the masters these painters have multiple lays, most with dark underpaintings that highlight fine details.
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Meet some of the modern masters in this selection of works.

About the Curator

Sarah Newton is an artist and curator based in Melbourne. Born in Perth, she completed a Bachelor of Arts from Edith Cowan University. In her undergraduate studies, Sarah focused on and developed her practice as a painter and printmaker.
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In 2017 she moved to Victoria to complete her Masters' studies in Arts Management from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, she graduated with distinction in 2019. Sarah is an active member of the arts community in Melbourne, frequently visiting exhibitions and was a guest judge for Mission to Seafarers annual Art Prize in 2018.

200cm (W) x 150cm (H)
Oil Paint
$16,000

120cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Oil Paint
$8,000

60cm (W) x 60cm (H)
Oil Paint
$800

162cm (W) x 102cm (H)
Oil Paint
$7,550

100cm (W) x 150cm (H)
Oil Paint
$4,000

150cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Oil Paint
$25,000

120cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Oil Paint
$20,000

80cm (W) x 100cm (H)
Oil Paint
$4,850

80cm (W) x 100cm (H)
Oil Paint
$4,850

90cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Oil Paint
$1,300

90cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Oil Paint
$1,300

144cm (W) x 144cm (H)
Oil Paint
$4,500

61cm (W) x 76cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$3,000

76cm (W) x 102cm (H)
Oil Paint
$14,900

120cm (W) x 185cm (H)
Oil Paint
$12,000

200cm (W) x 150cm (H)
Oil Paint
$9,500