Hazel Dooney
> 2013 TEN DICTA FOR YOUNG WOMEN WHO ARE ARTISTS
> 2012 KILL/JOY
> 2012 VENUS IN HELL REDUX
> 2011 THE FLESH EATERS
> 2011-2012 PORTRAITS
> 2010-2013 BIG PIN-UPS
> 2010 AMANDA PALMER ALBUM
> 2009 THE IF... STENCILS
> 2009 YES/NO STENCILS
> 2009 PRECIOUS BLOOD
> 2008-2012 DANGEROUS CAREER BABES
> 2008 COWBOY BABES
> 2007-2008 KELLY AND LIN
> 2006 VENUS IN HELL
> 2006 OTHER WORKS ON PAPER
> 2006 GRIFFITH REVIEW COVER
> 2005 STYLE SESSIONS NYC
> 2004 SELF VS SELF
> 2004 NATIONAL WORKS ON PAPER
> 2001-2005 LAKE EYRE
> 2001 STRATEGIES FOR SURVIVAL
> 2001 TOO MUCH NEVER ENOUGH
> 2001 SLIGHTLY INDECENT
> 2001 READY SET GO!
> 2000-2012 SPORTS CAREER BABES
> 2000-2014 CAREER BABES
> 2000 FILM STILLS
> 2000 POLA AUTO-EROTICA
> 1999 ACCOUTREMENTS OF DESIRE
> 1999 OTHER WORKS
> 1998 ULTRA VIOLET ONE
> 1998 FASHION TARGETS BREAST CANCER
> 1998 OTHER WORKS
> 1997 STREET ART
> 1997 HAZED (FIRST EXHIBITION)
> 1996 EARLY PAINTING
> 1995 HOMOGENEOUS BABES
Asservissez-moi (detail)
Où Est Notre Mère (detail)
Sometimes the Truth Hurts, Sometimes It Hurts Real Good (detail)
 
Erzulie Ge-Rouge (detail)
Damballa (detail)
Erzulie (detail)
 
Houn Djo Mi Ta (detail)
Priye Gine (detail)
The Houngan Does The Mambo (detail)
 
My Houngan (detail)
Séparez-moi (detail)
Baron Samedi

2006 VENUS IN HELL

These works were part of the exhibition, Venus In Hell: New Works On
Paper
, by Hazel Dooney at MARS Gallery, Port Melbourne, July, 2006.

There were various sources of inspiration for them, but mainly I had to
exorcise an intense curiosity about Haitian Voodoo and Central American
Santeria. My references to these religions’ syncretic rituals based on African
tribal rites and Catholicism mined a deep seam of inner personal conflict in
which contemporary agnostic rationality is pitted against ancient spirituality
– a desire for control against a fatalistic surrender to a ‘higher’ will.

Venus In Hell proved Dooney has both extraordinary depth as an artist and
a sound painterly technique.

– Clare Press, Vogue Australia, December, 2007

Related review:
"Hazel Dooney and Creed O'Hanlon"
, Ashley Crawford
The Sunday Age Preview
, 16 July 2006

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