Snapshot: Works from Council’s art collection

Wednesday, 24 January 2018 | 12:00 AM

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24 January–11 February 

This exhibition reflects the diverse collecting themes that have shaped Glen Eira City Council’s art collection since 1975. It includes suburban themes that reflect resident’s lifestyles; the work of significant Australian artists; works by members of the Boyd family who lived and worked in Murrumbeena; and works of quality by local artists. Curated by Diane Soumilas, this exhibition features new acquisitions, including a major painting by Eleanor Hart recently donated to Council’s art collection by the artist and photographs of local domestic interiors by Linda Wachtel commissioned by Council in 2017. Works by Fred Williams, Arthur Boyd, Brett Whiteley, Howard Arkley, George Johnston, Ponch Hawkes, Wolfgang Sievers, Erica McGilchrist and Jane Burton are also included in the exhibition.

Linda Wachtel
Stories from the Interior (detail) 2017
Yvette, Caulfield East
Pigment ink on archival cotton rag, 50 x 70 cm
Courtesy of the artist
Glen Eira City Council art collection 

Curator’s floor talk

Friday 9 February at 12.30pm

Join Gallery Curator Diane Soumilas for an engaging talk about the diverse collecting themes that have shaped Council’s art collection.


Gallery hours

Monday to Friday, 10am–5pm.
Weekends, 1pm–5pm.
Closed public holidays.

The Gallery is wheelchair accessible.
There is also accessible parking in the car park.
Public transport: tram route 64, bus route 623

Location

Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield 3162  View Map

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