In The art that made me, artists discuss works in the Art Gallery of NSW collection that either inspire, influence or simply delight them. This selection by Laith McGregor first appeared in Look – the Gallery’s members magazine.
‘I see my work as a long drawn-out continuous
narrative, slowly unravelling and revealing
aspects of myself, my immediate surroundings
and thoughts,’ says Laith McGregor. Although
the Melbourne artist has work across media,
drawing remains at the centre of his practice.
‘The line as a symbolic gesture dates back to
our primitive origins and filters into the fabric of
our everyday lives,’ he says, ‘It’s a primal instinct, used to map, guide, express and converse.’