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Sentinels and showboats – milestones in print collecting
30 June 2012 to 9 September 2012

Sentinels and showboats—milestones in print collecting jointly celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Gallery’s first acquisitive print prize and the 30th anniversary of the establishment of its key support group, the Geelong Gallery Grasshoppers.

Bold, evocative, captivating and exquisite Sentinels and showboats highlight the richness and diversity of the print medium as well as the strength of contemporary practice. The works on display feature a wide range of print techniques and formats such as etchings, linocuts, wood engravings, mezzotints, digital prints and artist's books.


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