Miles Evergood: The Australian Years - Art Collector

Miles Evergood, Western District, c. 1938. Oil on board, 30.5 x 40.5cm. Courtesy: the artist and Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne

Featuring a selection of paintings by Jewish Australian artist Miles Evergood who was born in Carlton in 1871 as Myer Blashki, the son of a Polish migrant and became a highly regarded painter in 1890s. At the turn of the century he moved to the United States to work, returning to Australia in 1931. He died in 1939. The exhibition will also feature paintings by some of Evergood’s Australian contemporaries from the 1930s including Frater, Bryans, Cossington-Smith, Murch, Quinn, Wakelin and others.

During the official opening of the exhibition, Rebecca Forgasz, director of the Jewish Museum of Australia, will launch Gael Hammer’s monograph Miles Evergood: No End of Passion.

Opening: 6-8pm Thursday 4th June 2015
Exhibition closes: 27 June 2015
Location: Charles Nodrum Gallery, 267 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121
Contact: 03 9427 0140

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