“In the Rosafarben works, the Australian, harsh-continent landscape model is contradicted, suggesting the watercolour rather than the oil tradition, while positing an emotional, yet powerful reinterpretation of it as female.”
© Traudi Allen 17 March 2016. Dr. Traudi Allen is a writer and art historian and an Adjunct Fellow with the National Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University. She has recently published John Perceval: Art and Life (MUP).
Adriane Strampp’s 2016 exhibition Rosafarben a new series of rose coloured landscapes. Her feminine portrayal of the harsh Australian landscape reflects her itinerant upbringing in Wisconsin USA. Adriane is a Melbourne based painter who shows regularly in Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney.