SAVING FACE Portraits from the collection

Brett Whiteley 'Self portrait as Gertrude Stein' 1988 mixed media on canvas, 76.0 x 76.0 cm presented at the Lady Mayoress’ Fundraising Dinner by Dr William Bowmore AO, OBE 2006 Newcastle Art Gallery collection
17 September - 13 November 2011
What is a portrait? Does it only offer an insight into the subject or is it equally about the artist who created it? Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition will explore the notion of ‘portraiture’ and its interpretations across time and media.


Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Cooks Hill