• Bessie Davidson – on show

    The growing global interest in women artists is reflected in the increasing number of exhibitions highlighting their work. A number of artworks from our current exhibition of Innovative Australian Women are currently on loan to other exhibitions:

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  • Congratulations Genevieve Loy – Ravenswood finalist

    Genevieve Loy 202002 detail

    We are really excited that indigenous artist Genevieve Kemarr Loy has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize, an annual prize that was launched in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established female artists in Australia. It is the highest value professional artist prize for women […]

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  • D’art documentary – film festival viewing 2020

    D'art movie poster

    Congratulations to all involved in making the D’art movie, a rollicking ride resulting in a vintage Goggomobil Dart car painted in artist Robert Clinch’s signature paper darts. Filmmaker Karl von Möller is deservedly recognised with the work’s inclusion in the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival for 2020, opening 30 June. Enjoy watching from the comfort of […]

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  • Congratulations to Yvonne Audette AM

    We are delighted that the recent Queen’s Birthday honours saw Yvonne Audette awarded the AM (Member of the Order of Australia) for her significant services as one of Australia’s leading abstract artists. Audette undertook early studies in Sydney at the Julian Ashton School with Henry Gibbons and then from 1951 with John Passmore, who was […]

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  • IN THE SPOTLIGHT…

    Welcome to our second Blog edition of IN THE SPOTLIGHT, where we continue to focus on artworks from our stockroom and provide some context around the work and its artist.

    Featured Artist: MICHAEL McWILLIAMS

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  • ENJOYING THE SUPERMOON?

    WILLIAM BECKWITH MCINNES 1889 – 1939
    Moonrise 1915
    oil on canvas
    69.5 x 101.5 cm

    If you’re enjoying the supermoon this week? Pair your lunar delight with these beautifully crafted artworks.

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  • IN THE SPOTLIGHT….

    Welcome to our first Blog edition of IN THE SPOTLIGHT… (our social media editions have been running for some time), where we continue to focus on artworks from our stockroom and provide some context around the work and its artist.

    Featured Artist: JAMES GLEESON

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  • JACOPO LIGOZZI

    JACOPO LIGOZZI 1547 – 1627
    Christ Carrying the Cross 1604

    It is intended at an appropriate time to donate this work to the
    National Gallery of Victoria, in memory of our gallery founder
    Lauraine Diggins OAM who passed away on Good Friday,
    the 19th of April 2019.

    This dramatic depiction of Christ Carrying the Cross displays Ligozzi’s remarkable…..

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  • Summertime…

    Patterson On the Beach

    Ambrose Patterson 1877 – 1967 (On the Beach) oil on wood panel 21.5 x 26.5 cm What a contrast to welcome summer for 2019 – snow in Victoria and Tasmania but bushfires in New South Wales and Queensland! So here are a few artworks to bathe in the warm glow of sunshine; feel calmed by […]

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  • Boyd ceramics

    BOYD MERRIC - Jug with landscape & Grape Design Vine Form Handle

    Merric Boyd 1888 – 1959 Jug with Landscape and Grape Design Vine Form Handle 1916 ceramic, height: 18.5 cm The Glen Eira council Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition featuring ceramics from the Arthur Merric Boyd Pottery in Murrumbeena. The AMB Pottery was established in the 1940s by Arthur Merric Bloomfield Boyd (son of ceramicist […]

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