• Robert MacPherson, National art—a simplistic view—the untitled Tasmanian paintings (detail), 1977–79. Photo: Viki Petherbridge

    Photo: Viki Petherbridge

  • The University of Melbourne Art Collection

    Saturday 1 Sep 2012 to Sunday 30 Sep 2012
    Curator: Bala Starr

    This selection of works from the University of Melbourne Art Collection and the Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s, on loan to the Potter, features an important new acquisition by artist Robert MacPherson titled National art—a simplistic view—the untitled Tasmanian paintings (1977–79). It also includes major works by Kerrie Poliness, Rose Nolan and Robert Rooney. The exhibition presents Macpherson’s work for the first time, displaying 320 of the 800 sheets that comprise this major late 1970s ink on paper drawing.

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This Wednesday MUSEUM LAB: Floor talk with Dr Vincent Alessi, Ruth Beilin & Julie McLeod on [re]constructing identity: the psychology of place that shaped 21st century Victorian cultural identity.

The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne

  • Swanston Street
  • University of Melbourne
  • Parkville VIC 3010