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Picture Man || (James C Sourris) by Luke Roberts

Picture Man || (James C Sourris)

Luke Roberts

A portrait of
James C Sourris
Medium
Acrylic & ink on canvas

Dimensions

110 x 150 cm
Representation
The artist is represented by Milani Gallery
Category
No specific categories
About the artwork

James C Sourris AM commissioned a home in Hamilton from prominent Brisbane architect Robin Gibson. Details of the architecture feature in this painting. The movie reel attribute symbolises James’ and his family’s long-standing connection with the motion picture industry and his contribution to the visual arts and cultural life of Queensland.

About the sitter

James C Sourris AM formed Australian Multiplex Cinemas in 1994 and has played a central role in Brisbane’s Motion Picture Industry. James is an outstanding patron of the Queensland Art Gallery and State Library of Queensland. A significant exhibition of donated work from his collection was exhibited at GoMA in 2011.

About the artist

Luke Roberts is an Archibald Prize finalist (2012), a Moran Prize finalist (2016) and a finalist in the inaugural Brisbane Portrait Prize (2019). He holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the Queensland University of Technology and was the Australian Fellow at MoMA PS1, New York. His work is included in major national and international collections.

“The movie reel attribute symbolises James' and his family's long-standing connection with the motion picture industry and his contribution to the visual arts and cultural life of Queensland.”

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