• Photo: Viki Petherbridge

    Stieg Persson, Painting 1993 – Northern Gem, 1993, oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 214 x 152 cm. Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s, on loan to the Ian Potter Museum of Art. © Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery

  • Selected works from the Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s

    24 Feb 2008 to 12 Jul 2008
    Curator: Bala Starr

    Artists include: Howard Arkley, Destiny Deacon, Neil Emmerson, Louise Hearman, Leah King-Smith, Andrew McQualter, Rose Nolan, Stieg Persson, Kerrie Poliness, Sally Smart, Caroline Williams, Constance Zikos

    Housed at the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the Vizard Foundation Art Collection of the 1990s consists of 124 works by fifty-one Australian artists.

    The collection addresses key theoretical issues in contemporary art, exploring artists’ ideas about mass culture, technology, national identity and gender through works that epitomise the creative direction of the 1990s. 


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SUNDAY 19 APRIL Cinema Nova in partnership with the Potter’s exhibition Weird melancholy: The Australian gothic, presents a series of Australian Gothic Cinema. Peter Weir’s 1975 Australian classic, Picnic at Hanging Rock will be brought back to the big screen, followed by a panel discussing the film. Panel consists of screenwriter Cliff Green; actress Helen Morse who starred in the film; author Dr Brian McFarlane and academic/journalist Dr Mark Nicholls. Hosted by Carol van Opstal.

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