Wednesday 17 July2019
Thursday 18 July2019
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July 17, 2019 12:25:10 PM Australia/Perth
Rise Sound Gallery – Patrick Hartigan
Rise Sound Gallery, this display changes twice a year and consists of sound works from the state art collection.
Cases de la Terre de Lewin (Géographe Bay, W.A.)
A recent acquisition, Cases de la Terre de Lewin (Géographe Bay, W.A.) 1801, is one of the earliest European visual representations of Western Australia.
Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Cases de la Terre de Lewin (Géographe Bay, W.A.) 1801 (detail). Pen and ink and graphite on paper, 9.8 x 17.5 cm. State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia. Purchased 2018.
Micro Galleries – Sky & Garden
The Micro Galleries—Sky and Garden Gallery—feature works from the Wesfarmers collection and change twice a year.
Elioth Gruner The beach 1918 (detail). Oil on canvas on board, 28.1 (H) x 33.5 (W) cm, 38.3 x 44.6 x 5 cm (framed). Wesfarmers Collection, Perth.
Shearing the rams
Shearing the rams hangs alongside AGWA’s own Down on his luck by Frederick McCubbin, and gives you a rare opportunity to see these two great nationalistic narrative paintings side-by-side.
Tom Roberts Shearing the rams 1890 (detail). Oil on canvas on composition board, 122.4 x 183.3 cm; 170 x 230.4 x 9.5 cm (framed). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Felton Bequest, 1932.
Lynn Chadwick - Sitting Couple on Bench 1990
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Julianne Swartz Blue Sky With Rainbow 2015-2016 (detail). Solar collector on roof, sunlight, fibre optic cable, custom PVC cladding, prism, lens and acetate, dimensions variable. State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia. Purchased through the TomorrowFund, Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation, 2015. Photo © Robert Frith, Acorn Photo.
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