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  • View of “Linda Marrinon,” 2016.

    Linda Marrinon

    Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

    Linda Marrinon has been exhibiting for over three decades. Fresh from art school in the early 1980s, she saw her pictorial works swiftly embraced by an Australian art scene flush with the spirit of postmodernism. Back then, her practice combined cartoonish social types, childlike text, and jokey invocations of late-modernist abstraction, often infused with a wry feminist humor. Her current work is less easy to match with contemporary art trends.

    In the late ’90s, the artist began transferring her facility with comic-strip drawing to three-dimensional art. At the same time, she embarked on a

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