Exhibitions 2013

Numskull Mural

23 Nov 2013 - 02 Dec 2014
In conjunction with Look Hear 2013, the Gallery is commissioning a mural project on the hoarding currently on the Darby Street side of the Gallery.
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BILL HENSON ACROSS TIME

23 November 2013 – 2 February 2014
Across time focuses on the Gallery’s expanding collection of works by Bill Henson, one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists.
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DAVID ASPDEN SURVEY

23 November 2013 – 2 February 2014
This major survey exhibition brings together works that explore the artist’s three loves: colour, landscape and music, and includes key works from the Newcastle collection.
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OLLEY-ALIA

23 November 2013 – 2 February 2014
A focus exhibition that brings to life the art practice of the late Margaret Olley. Olley was a frequent visitor to Newcastle and supporter of the Gallery, and the Gallery boasts an important collection of her works.
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WHITELEY ON WATER

2 November 2013– 23 February 2014
To celebrate the acquisition of this major work of art, Newcastle Art Gallery is proud to present Whiteley on water an exhibition in association with the Brett Whiteley Studio and the Art Gallery of NSW which has been drawn from their respective...
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AFTER FIVE: Fashion from the Darnell Collection

14 September – 10 November 2013
The exhibition is drawn from The Darnell Collection of International Vintage Couture. Now considered Australia’s largest private collection of fashion, the collection has an intriguing provenance
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TO THE EDGE: Abstracting art in Australia

10 August – 20 October 2013
TO THE EDGE examines hard edge abstraction by artists who experimented with the idea of non-objective art and colour field painting in the 1960s and 70s.
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ILLUMINATION The art of Philip Wolfhagen

22 June - 11 August 2013
The first major survey of Australia's pre-eminent contemporary landscape painter, Philip Wolfhagen.
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THE POWER OF LANDSCAPE From the collection

8 June - 4 August 2013
In conjunction with Illumination The art of Philip Wolfhagen, this exhibition focuses on the breadth of Australian landscape painting across time of which Tasmanian artist Philip Wolfhagen is an important part.
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CLEMENT MEADMORE

18 May – 9 June 2013
The unveiling of a new acquisition by celebrated Australian/American sculptor Clement Meadmore.
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FIONA HALL showcasing works from the collection

18 May - 9 June 2013
This focus exhibition showcases the broad range of works in the Newcastle Art Gallery collection encompassing Hall’s creative output.
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Rosalie Gascoigne showcasing works from the collection

18 May – 9 June 2013
A focus on the expanding collection of works by celebrated Australian artist Rosalie Gascoigne.
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