New Acquisitions

Page hero image The Gallery collection continues to grow each year as a result of benefaction and carefully selected acquisition. This selection of recently acquired works of art showcases the diversity and significance of the Newcastle Art Gallery collection across media such as painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, printmaking and Australian and Japanese ceramics.

John R WALKER
Self portrait in a paddock  2008
archival oil on polyester
188.5 x 360.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
John R WALKER
Callitris, Oratunga  2016
gouache on paper
122.0 x 228.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
Christopher HODGES
THEN  2016
synthetic polymer on polyester
183.0 x 183.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager 2018
 
Ben QUILTY
Maggots Series  2011
hardground etching on Velin Arches paper
33.0 x 26.0 cm series of six prints
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Ben Quilty in honour of Michael Whyte 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
Ryan HOFFMANN
Murdering Gully, Glenrock State Conservation Area, 6:04am 18/2/18 (RH313)  2018
moulded oil paint, synthetic polymer, gypsum, CSM, marble dust, wax, timber and stainless steel
120.0 x 120.0 x 16.0 cm
Purchased 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
James DRINKWATER
VMI 1-6  2016
oil and hard collage on hardboard
172.0 x 134.0 cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by James Drinkwater in memory of Vincenzo Drinkwater 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Virginia CUPPAIDGE                                                                                                                                    
Saix  1974
acrylic on canvas
114.0 x 198.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Virginia Cuppaidge 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Carlos BARRIOS  
Hanging Around  2015
oil on linen
150.0 x 140.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Carlos Barrios 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Portia GEACH      
Untitled  n.d
oil on board
29.8 x 21.8cm
Gift of John and Yvonne Heaney 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Alexander SETON                                                                                                                                         
Oilstone 04_Saturated  2016
Bianco Carrara marble, engine oil, tank
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Alex Seton 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
Ken UNSWORTH  
Untitled No. 10  1987
charcoal on paper
76.0 x 101.0cm
Gift of Anna Farrelly in memory of Alan Farrelly 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
Ken UNSWORTH  
Free fall series II ‑ stone cube  1976
river stones, steel and wood
50.5 x 52.0 x 46.0cm
Gift of Anna Farrelly in memory of Alan Farrelly 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
Ken UNSWORTH  
Suspended stone series  1974 - 78
river stones and steel
26.5 x 31.0 x 30.5cm
Gift of Anna Farrelly in memory of Alan Farrelly 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Robert JACKS      
Celtic ornament  1995
oil on linen
61.0 x 183.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Robert JACKS
In the dayly corridor  1987
oil on linen
167.0 x 252.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
Robert JACKS
Paco  1996
oil on linen
153.0 x 122.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
John KELLY        
Cow Man & Upside Down Cow  1992
oil on board
61.0 x 91.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

David MILNE        
G.M.F Nature defined  2011
acrylic on Caravaggio linen
183.0 x 122.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection
 
Sidney NOLAN
Landscape (The Big Dipper at Luna Park, St Kilda)  1942
ripolin on board
48.0 x 48.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Tom GLEGHORN 
Landscape Altar ‑ MacDonnell Ranges  1986
oil on canvas
243.5 x 198.5cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Rick AMOR          
Under the mill  1994
oil on linen
35.5 x 46cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

Adam CULLEN     
FOR HEAVEN'S SAKE  1999
acrylic on canvas
137.0 x 137.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Sandra Dell Andersen 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection

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Image: John R WALKER Self portrait in a paddock 2008 archival oil on polyester 188.5 x 360.0cm Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Christopher Hodges and Helen Eager 2018
Newcastle Art Gallery collection Courtesy the artist