New Acquisitions

Page hero image The Gallery collection continues to grow each year as a result of benefaction and carefully selected acquisition. This selection of recently acquired works of art showcases the diversity and significance of the Newcastle Art Gallery collection across media such as painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, printmaking and Australian and Japanese ceramics.

Sam BYRNE
Rounding up rabbits rabbit plague  nd
oil and enamel on board
28.5 x 44.0cm
Gift of Sonya Celtlan Badier 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Andy DEVINE
Black seam #4  2012
acrylic on board
33.0 x 30cm
Gift of Ron Ramsey 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
Two figures  2007
etching (ed. 22/40)
33.0 x 24.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
First rain  2007
lithograph and chine-colle (ed 14/25)
50.0 x 36.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
Build up  2007
Etching (ed. 28/40)
33.0 x 24.5cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
Figures (with dog)  2007
etching (ed. 23/40)
10.0 x 25.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
Red abstract  2007
etching (ed. 19/30)
33.0 x 24.5cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017 
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
Still life  2006
etching (ed. 33/60)
25.0 x 20.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
Burnt landscape (state II) 1  2015
lithograph and acrylic paint (ed. 31/40)
31.0 x 55.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Wayne EAGER
At home  2007
etching and chine-colle (ed. 21/60)
24.0 x 20.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

McLean EDWARDS
Cate Blanchett and family  2006
oil on canvas
159.0 x 150.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery

Lucas GROGAN
Disarm #3  2011
ink, watercolour and acrylic on matt board
32.0 x 23.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Gary Sands 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Lucas GROGAN
Disarm #17  2011
ink, watercolour and acrylic on matt board
36.0 x 20.5cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Gary Sands 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Lucas GROGAN
Disarm #18  2011
ink, watercolour and acrylic on matt board
35.5 x 26.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Gary Sands 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Lucas GROGAN
You've Been Out All Night  2010
ink on matt board, 5 panels
73.0 x 100.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Gary Sands 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
George W LAMBERT
Untitled  nd
pencil on paper
20.0 x 16.0cm
Gift of Ron Ramsey 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
John OLSEN AO, OBE
The leap  2017
bronze sculpture (ed. 3/14)
51.5 x 22.0 x 10.0cm
Gift of John Olsen 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
John OLSEN AO, OBE
Excitable tree  1969
oil on board
121.0 x 90.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by James & Jacqui Erskine 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

John OLSEN AO, OBE
Harbour 1  2017
mixed media on paper
26.5 x 33.0cm
Gift of John Olsen 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

John OLSEN AO, OBE
Harbour 2  2017
mixed media on paper
23.0 x 33.5cm
Gift of John Olsen 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

John OLSEN AO, OBE
Harbour 3  2017
ink on paper
22.0 x 25.0cm
Gift of John Olsen 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

John OLSEN AO, OBE
Harbour 4  2017
ink on paper
28.0 x 33.0cm
Gift of John Olsen 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
John OLSEN AO, OBE
Octopus  2017
mixed media on paper
27.5 x 35.5cm
Gift of John Olsen 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Charles PETTINGER
Self  1966
pencil and watercolour on paper
46.5 x 36.0cm
Gift of Andreas Seiler 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Charles PETTINGER
Portrait of Ronald Ryan, Last Man Hanged in Aust 1967 Melbourne  1966
pencil and watercolour on paper
48.0 x 32.0cm
Gift of Andreas Seiler 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Brian ROBINSON
By virtue of this act I hereby take possession of this land  2017
linocut
72.3 x 45.0cm
Purchased through the Gil Docking Bequest 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Brian ROBINSON
Urban oasis  2017
linocut on board, palight plastic, enamel spray paint
99.5 x 185.0 x 31.0cm
Purchased through the Gil Docking Bequest 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

David ROSETZKY
Without You 2003/4
single channel digital video, colour, sound, 6:00minutes (ed 6/6)
variable
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Ian Andrews towards the James Erskine Pledge 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Luke SCIBERRAS
Pandanus tree - Moonee Beach  2016
oil on board
180.0 x 244.5cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Luke Sciberras 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Alexander SETON
Paper Armada  2015
Bianco Carrara marble
dimensions variable
Current fundraiser supported by Newcastle Art Gallery Society 2017 for the Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Ian SPRAGUE
Platter  20th century
blue glazed ceramic
4.5 x 31.5cm
Gift of Alan Baynham 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

UNKNOWN, Japanese
Karatsu Ware sake bottle  17th century
cream and brown spiral pattern ceramic
23.0 x 8.5cm
Gift of Alan Baynham 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

UNKNOWN, Japanese
Seto Ware Aburazana dish  19th centruy
brown glaze with papercut floral design
3.4 x 22.5cm
Gift of Alan Baynham 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

UNKNOWN, Japanese
Shigaraki Ware jar  19th centruy
olive green and white striped ceramic
32.0 x 23.0cm
Gift of Alan Baynham 2017
Newcastle Art Gallery collection


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Image: Brian ROBINSON Urban oasis  2017 linocut on board, palight plastic, enamel spray paint 99.5 x 185.0 x 31.0cm Purchased through the Gil Docking Bequest 2017 Newcastle Art Gallery collection