• Matthys Gerber (left) and Stieg Persson.

  • Selected works from the University of Melbourne Art Collection

    Matthys Gerber, James Gleeson, Ian Howard, Stieg Persson, Gareth Sansom, Vivienne Shark LeWitt

    22 May 2003 to 22 Jul 2003
    Curator: Bala Starr

    This exhibition includes the work of a diverse group of Australian artists who have each made strong and unique contributions to the development of Australian art. The display indicates the breadth and depth of works in the collection from the second half of the twentieth century. The selection includes works on paper and oil paintings. Included are Ian Fairweather’s gouache, Hell (1950), Vivienne Shark LeWitt’s, The Bloody Chamber (1983), and Gareth Sansom’s large work, Putting the ‘f’ back into art (1987). 

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On the 19 February join us for a special viewing at the Potter of the Richard Avedon People exhibition between 5 to 6pm, followed by a discussion at the Elisabeth Murdoch Lecture Threatre, 6 to 7pm, led by Dr Christopher Chapman, exhibition curator with special guest Carol Squiers, Senior Curator, International Center for Photography, New York  and co-author of Richard Avedon Fashion 1944-2000 (2009). RSVP essential.

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