(1917 - 1999)
Rosalie Gascoigne was active/lived in Australia. Rosalie Gascoigne is known for collage, assemblage, found objects.
Biography Rosalie Gascoigne
"Let chance be your friend," said artist Rosalie Gascoigne, referring to
her choice of materials for her art practice. She roamed the paddocks
and dumps around the small villages of Canberra's hinterland, fossicking
for 'treasures'. Her foraging trips never had a planned objective, she
trusted to chance and collected what caught her eye. And the properties
of the material she found in turn suggested how it might be best used.
Gascoigne's assemblages combine the unlikely materials which she
recovered from her rural expeditions: Gascoigne collected feathers,
dried thistles and reeds, wooden boxes, corrugated iron sheets, road
signs and linoleum. If her use of retro reflective road signs is
considered her signature innovat
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