Karl Fritsch and Francis Upritchard in conversation at MUMA


Francis Upritchard, Tourist 2012 (detail), modelling material, foil, wire, paint, cloth. Collection of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2013. Image courtesy of the artist and Kate MacGarry, London.

Karl Fritsch is in Melbourne this week for the opening of London based, New Zealand born artist Francis Upritchard’s first major survey exhibition, Jealous Saboteurs, at the Monash University Museum of Art.

Francis Upritchard and Karl Fritsch have collaborated extensively over several years and will discuss this relationship, and others, in a conversation convened by Paola de Trocchio, Curator International Fashion and Textiles, NGV.  The event coincides with the opening of the exhibition, this Saturday 13 Feb from 2-3pm at MUMA, Caulfield. Free entry.