SCRATCHING THE SURFACE DOWN SOUTH: A SELECTION OF WORKS FROM THE JANET
HOLMES À COURT COLLECTION
8 OCT - 4 FEB
There are around one hundred and fty images of Janet’s favourite works in the book, MUSE: A Journey through an Art Collection, and seventy in the exhibition Scratching the Surface: a selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection, which showed at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery at the University of Western Australia from 21 July - 23 September 2017.
Forty-three of these works came down south to the gallery at Vasse Felix for the enjoyment of visitors and locals. The challenge was to still encapsulate the nature of the collection of 5000 works overall.
Artists in the exhibtion include:
Rick Amor, Arthur Wake eld Bassett, Charles Conder, Rachel Coad, William Dobell, Noel Counihan, Julie Gough, Audrey Greenhalgh, Guy Grey-Smith, Sandra Hill, Anthony Jones, Emily Kngwarreye, Angela McHarrie, Matthew McVeigh, Lloyd Rees, Rover Thomas, Monique Tippett, Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, Harald Vike, Brett Whiteley, Duncan McGregor Whyte and Karl Wiebke.
Anthony Jones, Navigator c.1998
wood, metal, canvas, acrylic, 160 x 130 x 15 cm Courtesy and copyright the artist.
Lloyd Rees September Sun, Sydney Cove 1980, oil on canvas, 136 x 182 cm Copyright and courtesy A.L. & J.L. Rees