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Growth habits — Julia Gorman

Growth habits — Julia Gorman
12 April 2014 to 5 July 2015

Artist in residence— 7 to 11 April 2014

Completed installation on display— 12 April 2014 to 5 July 2015 Geelong Gallery is thrilled to welcome Julia Gorman as artist in residence this week as she installs a major contemporary art commission on the west walls of the Gallery's permanent...
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Tom Nicholson — Indefinite substitution

Tom Nicholson — Indefinite substitution

Commissioned by NETS Victoria for The Cinemas Project curated by Bridget Crone

6 to 9 July 2014 Sorrento, Indented Head, Eastern Beach and Geelong Gallery

Geelong Gallery is pleased to partner with National Exhibitions Touring Support (NETS) Victoria to present a major new work by one of Australia’s...
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2014 Geelong contemporary art prize — Shortlist announced

2014 Geelong contemporary art prize — Shortlist announced

Geelong Gallery is delighted to announce that 42 works by 45 leading and emerging Australian artists have been shortlisted for the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize.

Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian painting practice, this $30,000 acquisitive award and biennial exhibition will feature 42 works by Tony Albert...
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Just announced — Rob McHaffie awarded the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize

Just announced — Rob McHaffie awarded the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize

A bright, colourful and whimsical work by 36 year old Melbourne-based artist Rob McHaffie is the winner of the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize, Geelong Gallery’s biennial acquisitive award for contemporary painting.

Rob McHaffie’s Preserve this fruit is highly representative of the artist’s...
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A brush with a romantic masterpiece

A brush with a romantic masterpiece

Jeff Woodger, a modern day romantic landscape painter, is passionate about reinterpreting the great masters from El Greco, Claude Lorrain and Turner to Nicholas Chevalier, Eugene von Guérard, Hans Heysen and Arthur Streeton, amongst others. Now he has his sights set on Louis Buvelot, the “father of Australian landscape...
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