LAWRENCE WILSON ART GALLERY

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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Modern Australian Landscapes, 1940-1960’s: Works from the University of Western Australia Art Collection

5 May - 18 Aug

 

This exhibition explores the modern landscape tradition in Australian art, through works in the University of Western Australia Art Collection. It features paintings by Elise Blumann, Sam Fullbrook, Audrey Greenhalgh, Guy Grey-Smith, Godfrey Miller, Sidney Nolan, John Passmore, Howard Taylor and Fred Williams.

 

 

Authentic Determination

5 May - 18 Aug

 

Authentic Determination sees Brigid Noone apply her unique methodology, an experimental hybrid of artistic and curatorial processes, to the Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art. Noone will open a conversation between the collection, her own work and the work of her peers, exploring how the complex lives of artists are embodied in their work.

 

Howard Taylor, Bush structure, 1963

sheoak and jarrah, burnt and painted, 111 x 50 cm.

The University of Western Australia Art Collection, Presented by Pola and Bronek Stein in gratitude for the life they have enjoyed in Australia since their arrival in 1939, 1995, © Howard Taylor Estate

Stewart Scambler: Fragment

5 May - 18 Aug

 

Stewart Scambler has always been struck by the natural environment and the intense light of Western Australia – which has significantly influenced his practice as a potter. In the exhibition Fragment at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Scambler presents a new body of work, a striking assembly of large-scale sculptural forms and murals inspired by his recent journey through the Pilbara and Kimberley.

 

 

In Light of Shadows

Until 7 Jul

 

This exhibition explores cross-cultural understandings and material expressions to present light and shadow as existing in harmony with one another rather than in opposition.

Focusing on the Berndt Museum’s Asian Collection, In Light of Shadows encourages audiences to question the meaning of light and/or darkness in relation to other cultures and within themselves.

 

Stewart Scambler, Fragment II (detail), 2017

oxidised stoneware, dimensions variable.

© Stewart Scambler. Photograph: Kevin Gordon

 

Kondō-dōrō (bronze lantern), Nara, Japan, cast bronze. M. Ritson Collection, Berndt Museum

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