Group exhibition: Novocastria - Art Collector

Daniel Boyd, Governor no beard, 2008. Oil on paper. Courtesy: the artist and Newcastle Art Gallery collection, Newcastle

Novocastria refers to the Latin novo (new) castrum (fort or castle) and focuses particularly upon Newcastle. The scope of works in this exhibition highlights the fact that the Gallery collection contains some of the most important visual histories of Newcastle.

This exhibition tells the story of the legacy and lineage of generations of artists from Indigenous and colonial storytellers to the present day. Each different perspective through the artist’s eye presents us with an alternate view to Newcastle and ‘being Novocastrian’.

Opening drinks will be held at 6pm Friday 23 May 2014


Exhibition opens: Saturday 10 May 2014
Exhibition closes: 13 July 2014
Location: Newcastle Art Gallery, 1 Laman Street, Newcastle NSW 2300
Contact: 02 4974 5100
Email: artgallery@ncc.nsw.gov.au


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