ILLUMINATION The art of Philip Wolfhagen

Philip Wolfhagen View to the past 2011 oil and beeswax on linen  214.5 x 200.5cm Purchased by Newcastle Region Art Gallery Foundation 2011 Newcastle Art Gallery collection
22 June - 11 August 2013

A Newcastle Art Gallery and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery travelling exhibition
Sponsored by Visions Australia

The first major survey of Australia's pre-eminent contemporary landscape painter, Philip Wolfhagen. Featuring fifty works from public and private collections, Wolfhagen's ethereal and timeless landscapes depict a specific connection to land.

The exhibition explores the continuity of the landscape painting tradition commenced in Tasmania by Eugene von Guerard and John Glover, and its relevance in contemporary Australian art.


Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Cooks Hill