Vividly Modern: Sydney Colourists from the collection 1915 - 1950

Roland WAKELIN 'The white house' 1918 oil on pulpboard image 25.1 x 27.8cm purchased 1966 Newcastle Art Gallery collection
9 October - 29 November 2009
This exhibition showcases the work of artists working in Sydney during the first part of the twentieth century who pursued colour as a key to modernism. Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, artists such as Roy de Maistre, Roland Wakelin, Grace Cossington Smith, Thea Proctor, Margaret Preston, Rah Fizelle and Frank Hinder are today considered the pioneers of Australian modern art.


Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Cooks Hill