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Deborah Halpern: Playing with Firing.
The outsider in modern mythology is a romantic character. In reality, it is a tricky role to play well. To revel in one’s differences. one must believe in their intrinsic worth. Deborah Halpern, was, in a sense, born an outsider…
Deborah Halpern's Mosaic sculpture on show.
A NEW queen has her eye on the people of Manningham and Nillumbik.
Sculptor Deborah Halpern, the creator of the National Gallery of Victoria commissioned Angel, has installed her latest work, The Queen of the Shire at Kangaroo Ground-Warrandyte Rd, Warrandyte North.
Sculpture shapes a revival.
Deborah Halpern, born in 1957, is one of the younger artists exhibited but possibly the best known. Her 1988 work Angel stood in the moat outside the NGV until it was relocated to a position next to the Ian Potter Gallery on the banks of the Yarra.
Sculptures find new street cred.
Author Ken Scarlett says “one of the challenges in this time of globalisation is not to lose sight of our Australian character. Artists must continue to forge our national identity, like Deborah Halpern, who embraces Australian larrikinism.”
The work of arts.
Her images have helped define Melbourne’s identity, but artist Deborah Halpern shies from taking herself too seriously. This is the sort of day Melbourne needs Deborah Halpern, reports Deborah Stone of The Age.