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John Nixon. Photo: Viki Petherbridge
Photo: Viki Petherbridge
Artists include:Benjamin Armstrong, Leonard Brown, Jon Cattapan, Charles Conder, William Dargie, Juan Davila, Destiny Deacon, Robert Hannaford, Brent Harris, David Jolly, Donald Laycock, Nick Mangan, Paul Montford, John Nixon and Vivienne Shark LeWitt.
This exhibition of recent additions to the University of Melbourne Art Collection consists of works by a group of artists. A suite of early drawings by Jon Cattapan and a significant group of drawings made in the 1980s by John Nixon are included. Other items include English glassware and Egyptian Coptic textile fragments from the fifth to the seventh century.
Just opened! Activate,animate, complicate, grow: what new acquisitions can do to and for the collection showcases 22 artworks recently acquired by the University of Melbourne in dialogue with existing works from the collection. Presented as individual ‘case studies’, the relationships between works demonstrate the ways that new additions breathe life into permanent collections.
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