Jackie Hocking 'everyone, you know, someday, will die'

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Jackie Hocking’s ‘Everyone, you know, someday, will die’ is a visual provocation. On an open palm poses a youth, face masked, arm drawn to fling. The work’s title, a reminder of our mortality, is poetic — each segment of the phrase separated by a comma, suggesting multiple readings.

Like the opening of a film, Hocking’s work is narratively driven yet mysterious. A premise, distilled into graphic terms. For collectors of contemporary prints, it will intrigue, asking do we hold our destiny in the palm of our hand?

Jackie HOCKING
'everyone, you know, someday, will die' 2007
lithograph on paper
Edition of 50
Image Size: 17 x 14 cm
Dimensions: 25 x 25 cm
Signed: Signed 'JH', titled, dated and editioned in margin.
Comes with Letter of Provenance

Part of a print exchange between 50 Victorian artists, curated by Rona Green. This selection of works highlights the richness and diversity of the print medium as well as the strength of current practice. This collection was exhibited in Green’s hometown at Geelong Art Gallery in 2007 to 2008.

Condition: Excellent

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