Parallel Visions
Affinities within the Australian Collection
Fri 22 February 2002 - Sun 11 May 2003
Twentieth Century Australian Galleries, Ground Level

Rupert Bunny � E. Phillips Fox � Hans Heysen � Elioth Gruner � Horace Trenerry � Roy de Maistre � Roland Wakelin � Rayner Hoff � Arthur Murch � J.J. Hilder � Blamire Young � Norman Lindsay � Grace Crowley � Ralph Balson � Frank Hinder � Margel Hinder � Roger Kemp � Godfrey Miller � John Brack � Jeffrey Smart � Donald Friend � Margaret Olley

From the Gallery's Australian collection, 22 significant artists have been selected. Their representation is extensive, and includes some of their most acclaimed masterpieces. On this occasion however, instead of being represented as individuals -- as was the case with last year's Australian Icons exhibition -- the artists are grouped in a deliberate exercise of comparisons.

Each association between one artist and another has its own telling emphasis. Comprising some 250 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures, the exhibition will reveal to varying degrees shared intentions and visual language, subject matter, sense of place, and in many cases a personal relationship.

Principal Sponsor: 

Roland Wakelin Synchromy in Orange Major 1919. Bequest of Mervyn Horton 1983. � J. Murray

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