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.

Jane ADAM
How Times Change 1985
silkscreen
54.0 x 75.0cm
Gift of Therese Kenyon 2018
 
Michael BELL
Uncle Rex, The Assassin of Sorrow 1985
silkscreen
95.4 x 69.0cm
Gift of Therese Kenyon 2018
 
Marion BORGELT
Liquid Light: Horizontal Triptych No.1 2010
canvas, acrylic, timber and pins
152.0 x 298.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Marion Borgelt 2018
 
Francis CELTLAN
Series of prints 1993-2012
linocut prints on paper
dimensions variable
Gift from Francis Celtlan private collection 2018
 
Tamara DEAN
Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) in Autumn 2017
archival pigment print on cotton rag paper
153.5 x 200.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2018

Tamara DEAN
Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) in Summer 2018
archival pigment print on cotton rag paper
120.0 x 160.0cm
Les Renfrew Bequest 2018

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

Tina HAVELOCK STEVENS
THE BREAKWATER  2018
HD single channel video with sound, 16:9 aspect ratio
8.50 minutes
Camera: Jack O'Toole
Editor: Tina Havelock Stevens
Sound: Tina Havelock Stevens
Voice: Ann Hardy
Purchased through the Gil Docking bequest 2018

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
 
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
 
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

John R WALKER
Callitris, Oratunga  2016
gouache on paper
122.0 x 228.0cm
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program 2018

Patricia WILSON-ADAMS
Woolgathering, Wittgenstein, black and me 2011
artist book with intaglio, letterpress on Saar paper, metal and Oriental binding
39.5 x 4.2 x 13.0cm each panel
Purchased 2018

Sacred-Lotus-(Nelumbo-nucifera)-in-Autumn-2017_thumb.jpgImage: Tamara DEAN Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) in Autumn 2017 archival pigment print on cotton rag paper 153.5 x 200.0cm Les Renfrew Bequest 2018 Newcastle Art Gallery collection Courtesy the artist and Martin Browne Contemporay