COUNTRY AND WESTERN: LANDSCAPE RE-IMAGINED
Country and Western: Landscape Re-imagined - Art Collector
| John Olsen, Desert Seedling 2008-2010. Watercolour on paper, Gold Coast City Gallery Collection.,Gift of the artist under the Cultural Gifts Program, 2012. © John Olsen / Licensed by Viscopy, 2015. Courtesy: the artist and Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery|
Country and Western combines an Indigenous vision of country with the work of non-Indigenous artists to re-imagine the national landscape and features works by Paddy Bedford, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Euan Macleod, Tracey Moffatt, John Olsen, Rover Thomas, Imants Tillers, Ken Whisson and John Wolseley. Special events include: a masterclass with Archibald Prize-winning artist Euan Macleod,
Tuesday 17 May, 10am–3pm, $60, a talk with celebrated photographer John Gollings, Saturday 18 June, 5pm–6.30pm, $12.
Exhibition opens: 4pm-6pm, Saturday 14 May 2016
Exhibition closes: 3 July 2016
Location: Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Civic Reserve, Dunns Rd, Mornington, VIC
Contact: 03 5975 4395
About Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
Since its establishment in 1971, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (MPRG) has grown to become one of Australia’s leading regional galleries, renowned for its exhibition program of Australian and international art.
MPRG-curated exhibitions often explore the distinctive coastal environment and feature works by Australian artists with a connection to the Mornington Peninsula. The Gallery also showcases its outstanding collection, which focuses on the cultural heritage of the Mornington Peninsula and contemporary Australian works on paper.