New Acquisitions

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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.

Toby CEDAR
Op Nor Beizam (Shark Mask) Pearl 2018
bamboo cane, twine, raffia, pearl shell, acrylic paint, feather
95.0 x 75.0 x 35.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019
 
Toby CEDAR
Op Nor Beizam (Shark Mask) White 2018
bamboo cane, twine, raffia, pearl shell, acrylic paint, feather
80.0 x 56.0 x 31.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019
 
Helen JOHNSON
Sovereignty (50 – 70,000 years versus 221, simply put) 2009
ink on watercolour paper
56.0 x 74.0cm, 2 panels
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Reg and Sally Lord 2019
 
Alun LEACH-JONES
Snakes and Ladders 2004
acrylic on canvas
183.0 x 122.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program 2019
 
Owen LEONG
Invisible Light 2016
archival print on cotton paper
120.0 x 120.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019
 
Owen LEONG
Aura 2014
archival print on cotton paper
120.0 x 90.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019
 
Glen MACKIE
Kuaka 2011
vinylcut
110.0 x 80.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019

Glen MACKIE
Kubar E (copper on black) 2011
vinylcut
90.0 x 60.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019
 
Billy MISSI
Warpiw naral 1 2009
etching, printed in relief on Hahnemühle 300gsm paper
17.6 x 12.2cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019
 
Alick TIPOTI
Kukiaw Bidhiyal 2006
linocut, hand coloured on BFK Rives paper
31.3 x 31.3cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2019
 

Images l-r: Toby CEDAR Op Nor Beizam (Shark Mask) Pearl 2018 bamboo cane, twine, raffia, pearl shell, acrylic paint, feather 95.0 x 75.0 x 35.0cm Les Renfrew Bequest 2019 Newcastle Art Gallery collection Courtesy the artist
Toby CEDAR Op Nor Beizam (Shark Mask)  2018 bamboo cane, twine, raffia, pearl shell, acrylic paint, feather 80.0 x 56.0 x 31.0cm Les Renfrew Bequest 2019 Newcastle Art Gallery collection Courtesy the artist