Albert Namatjira and the legacy of Hermannsburg

Elton WIRRI 'Ellery Creek Gorge' 2009 watercolour on paper 54.0 x 74.0cm Les Renfrew Bequest 2009 Newcastle Art Gallery collection
1 August - 27 September 2009

Fifty years after the death of Albert Namatjira, the first Aboriginal artist to gain acclaim in Australia, his legacy continues at Hermannsburg (Ntaria) in Central Australia. This exhibition commemorates Namatjira's influence and includes new work from Hermannsburg.

Venue

Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Cooks Hill
2300