Chelsea Lehmann

Chelsea Lehmann is an artist who primarily works in painting and drawing. She completed a PhD at UNSW Art & Design in 2019, focussing on the ways art conservation imaging practices inform the way we see art and deepen our sense of tactility in relation to painted surfaces. Lehmann maintains an interest in the way figuration is reinvented by artists in response to personal observations in collective contexts. To this end, she occasionally curates exhibitions and writes about art as an adjunct to her practice.

Falling from a Broken Ladder

Chris Dolman

By Chelsea Lehmann — 12 April, 2019

‘Judge me, please don’t judge me’ is the subtitle of Manuela Ammer’s catalogue essay on the topic of eccentric figuration, which accompanied the exhibition Painting 2.0: Expression in the information age (2015/16) at the Brandhorst Museum. In this essay, Ammer frames a discussion of Nicole Eisenmann’s work around the concept of the painted body as…