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
$12,000
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
$4,500
80cm (W) x 100cm (H)
Oil Paint
$4,500
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
$2,500
120cm (W) x 185cm (H)
Oil Paint
$12,000
200cm (W) x 150cm (H)
Oil Paint
$9,500