The University of Western Australia,

35 Stirling Highway, Crawley

Gallery hours: Tue – Sat 11am – 5pm

Closed Public Holidays, Free Admission

T 6488 3707

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LAWRENCE WILSON ART GALLERY

SCRATCHING THE SURFACE:

A SELECTION OF WORKS FROM THE JANET HOLMES à COURT COLLECTION

UNTIL – 23 SEP

 

A selection of works from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection gives audiences the chance to engage with some of her best-loved works from a very personal collection of Australian art.

 

The exhibition coincides with the release of Muse: A journey through an art collection written by Janet Holmes à Court about her passion for art and for collecting.

 

 

COUNTRY & COLONY

UNTIL – 16 DEC

 

Country and Colony presents a range of perspectives on the Australian experience. Drawing from the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, the exhibition weaves together stories of land, body and industry to explore histories and ongoing impacts of colonisation.

 

 

MILINGIMBI: A LIVING CULTURE

UNTIL – 16 DEC

 

Milingimbi: A living culture celebrates art from Milingimbi Island, the largest of the Crocodile Islands located off the coast of Arnhem Land. Presented by the Berndt Museum.

Rachel Coad. Janet Holmes à Court 2015. oil and pencil on linen, 200 x 285 cm, Janet Holmes à Court Collection © Courtesy of the artist

Tom Djawa, Yolngu, Marabinjin, Saw Tooth Fish, natural pigments on bark. RM & CH Berndt Collection, Berndt Museum [Acc.No.1098]

BEING TIWI

7 OCT – 16 DEC

 

Being Tiwi features a range of artworks from print media to painting, and reveals how the expressive and experimental work being produced on the Tiwi Islands continues to realise in different forms the Tiwi traditions of life and culture. The exhibition includes the  rst prints produced at Tiwi Design, a selection of works on paper, newly acquired for the MCA Collection along with works commissioned especially for the exhibition. This exhibition is organised and toured by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

 

BATAVIA (1629): GIVING VOICE TO THE VOICELESS

7 OCT – 16 DEC

 

This exhibition follows new discoveries by UWA researchers into the 1629 wreck of the Dutch ship Batavia and the mutiny, murder, and incredible feats of survival it sparked, as re-interpreted by Paul Ullmann and Robert Cleworth.

Paul Uhlmann, Batavia Skull (camera obscura), 2015

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