MICHAEL SHANNON Australian Romantic Realist

Michael SHANNON 'The city no 3' 1962 oil on canvas 90.1 x 121.3 cm Purchased 1962 Newcastle Art Gallery collection
30 June - 12 August 2012
Curated by the Art Gallery of Ballart this exhibition is of paintings by artist Michael Shannon, including his compelling cityscapes. Drawn from private collections and Newcastle Art Gallery’s extensive holdings, this exhibition surveys the process and evolution of Shannon’s signature aesthetic. An artist largely overlooked by the mainstream since his death in 1993, this exhibition focuses on the works of a vital artist documenting the changing face of Australian suburbia.


 

Touring Organisation

Venue

Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Cooks Hill
2300