More Than Flesh and Bone Past Event

David Frazer ‘More than flesh and bone’ 2023, suite of 26 wood engravings, 2 linocuts and typeset, signed by Tom Waits, edition of 30. Courtesy of the artist and Australian Galleries, Melbourne.


Fri 26 May 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Free, no booking required


14 Lyttleton St, Castlemaine VIC 3450, Australia


Celebrate the launch of David Frazer’s new artist book in collaboration with musician Tom Waits, More than flesh and bone, presented as part of his current exhibition For the Love of Song at Castlemaine Art Museum. This handmade artist book interprets the songs The Last Rose of Summer, Take It With Me and The Briar and the Rose by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan.
David Frazer’s exhibition is a passionate and unique collaboration between the renowned Castlemaine-based artist and some of the most iconic songwriters of a generation including Paul Kelly (AUS); Don Walker (AUS); Nick Cave (AUS/UK); Nick Lowe (UK) and Tom Waits (USA). Frazer’s most recent collaboration with Tom Waits is a world premiere.
This is a unique opportunity to celebrate David Frazer’s latest artist book and hear from the artist, alongside a live musical performance in the gallery.


Presented by Castlemaine Art Museum
Located on Dja Dja Wurrung Country in the foothills of Mt Leanganook, Castlemaine Art Museum is a not-for-profit art gallery and museum connecting people through art, history and ideas. CAM is a leading regional institution in the sphere of bold curation that brings art and objects from the past and present into multilayered conversations, creating a dynamic, inclusive platform for new voices, community connections, reflections and ideas.

David Frazer Speaker

David Frazer has held over 40 solo exhibitions in Australia, London and China. He has won many art awards locally and internationally including the 1st International Print Biennial in Guanlan China, Cossack Art Award, Broken Hill Outback Art Prize, and 6 People’s Choice awards. In 2019, he was the Australian Commissioner for the Ulsan International Woodcut Biennial in Korea. He has been selected 3 times to hang in the Royal Academy of London Summer Exhibition. He has taught printmaking extensively in Australia and abroad. He lives and works in Castlemaine. David Frazer is represented by Australian Galleries, Melbourne

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