Cultures, centuries collide at the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery | Goulburn Post


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When an unknown painter sat down in the English countryside in a time long forgotten, they had no idea their work would end up in a gallery halfway around the world. One of the main attractions of Goulburn Bustle 2021 is the work “English Landscape” by an unknown man and painted at an unknown date. Read more: “People dream of living here”: the proud mayor hopes to lead to the Future ‘I Just Want to Make a Difference’: Local Artist Focuses on Indigenous Health Annual Event is hosted and hosted by the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery and invites visitors to immerse themselves in an assortment of works , both local and global. It is a space where time seems to stand still. The noise and confusion of the street instantly fades as you enter the cool, still gallery. After getting a respite from the dazzling sun or the pouring rain (depending on the time of day), visitors’ attention is instantly drawn to the “English landscape” to their left. It’s a small job, but far from trivial. Acquired as part of the Moffat Legacy in 1956, the undated work has been restored especially for the Bustle. Education manager and tour guide Sally O’Neill said its classic look complimented the more modern work around it. “It had fallen into disuse so he went to Sydney for a few months and the international conservation services did a wonderful job repairing the damage that had been done over time,” she said. “Nothing bad had happened at work, these things don’t last forever.” We thought it was such an amazing place for this particular job because it had that tender love and care as well as being. surrounded by incredible contemporary works. After getting up close and personal, viewers will need to zoom out for the next work by artist Towrang Cherry Hood. Winner of the 2002 Archibald Prize, Hood’s work ‘Looking for Sam’ is a haunting portrayal of a lost child in the bush. “I’ve never seen this one in the gallery, so this may well be the first time it’s been shown since 2006,” O’Neill told The Post. very touching, people tend to have a pretty strong reaction to this work. Her work often features children larger than life, who often cry. Between the works are reminders of the gallery space on the continent. Incredibly detailed photos of Lake George stitched together by Rowan Conroy are particularly striking and will make locals feel right at home. A piece acquired by the gallery has a special place among the staff. “Wanampi Tjukurpa” by artist Amata Sharon Adamson is an explosion of color, occupying an entire area as it details the Rainbow Serpent’s waterway creation. O’Neill explained the gallery was fortunate to have secured the work of one of the most promising young Aboriginal artists. “This work was featured in our sun exposure in early 2020 which was the first exposure we had after renovating our spaces and we ended up buying this beautiful work. It’s inspired by the story of the snake rainbow that created all of Australia’s waterways and river systems, “she explained.” She’s a pretty young artist so it’s great that we were able to make this acquisition at such an amazing time in her career. ”This is from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) area and artists in this area tend to use highly pigmented, polymeric and acrylic paints. It’s pretty brilliant, the work of this region, and very big. ”Entrance to Goulburn Bustle is free. Visit the gallery website for more information, including COVID rules. Do you know that the Goulburn Post now has late-breaking alerts and a daily email newsletter? Stay up to date with all the local news: subscribe below.




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