ARTISTS ABROAD explores the notion of European travel by Australian artists over the past century; from plein air sketches and watercolours to large-scale oil paintings. Artists include; Will Ashton, Theo Batten, Charles Bryant, Theodore Penleigh Boyd, Rupert Bunny, Ethel Carrick-Fox, Evelyn Chapman, George Duncan, Douglas Dundas, Rah Fizelle, Emanuel Phillips Fox, John B Godson, Harold Greenhill, Beth Hamilton, Newton Hedstrom, Lionel Lindsay, William Lister Lister, Gladys Owen, Marjory Penglase, Lloyd Rees, Robert Hay Robertson, Pamela Thalben-Ball, Michael Winters and John Henry Young.
RECENT ACQUISITIONS highlights selected works from the collection collected over the past ten years. Each work has a unique story about how and why it was acquired, with the support provided by the MAG&M Society, Theo Batten Bequest, Northern Beaches Council, Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, private donors and the artists themselves.
Featured works are by artists Herbert Badham, Grace Cossington Smith, Elisabeth Cummings, Joshua Yeldham, Hobie Porter, Salvatore Zofrea, Barbara Campbell-Allen, Danie Mellor, Anne Zahalka and Bill Leak.
You are invited to the exhibition opening
Friday 28 June, 6 - 8pm
Manly Art Gallery & Museum
To be opened by Paul Brinkman, President, Regional Public Galleries NSW and Director of Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
28 June – 21 July 2019
Image detail: Joshua Yeldham, Resonance - Morning Bay, carved paper 200 x 200cm. MAG&M Collection, donated by the artist through the Cultural Gifts Program, 2018.