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Inaugural eNewsletter

Last Days! Specialist Print Show:
closes this Saturday

The House of Love - print

Great interest has been generated by this comprehensive collection of edition prints in our current exhibition: Contemporary and Collectable Australian Printmakers.

The exhibition runs until Saturday 27 May, so if you haven't seen the show now is the time for a visit!

Featuring works by Dean Bowen (pictured), Jazmina Cininas, Graeme Drendel, Wayne Eager, Belinda Fox, Anita Iacovella, Marco Luccio, Heather Shimmen, Marina Strocchi, Deborah Williams and John Wolseley, together with selected works by Charles Blackman, Arthur Boyd, Bob Dickerson, Kenneth Jack, Lionel Lindsay, Ethleen Palmer, Lloyd Rees, Eric Thake and more.

 

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Alison Munti Riley painting

National Museum of Australia acquires two paintings from Metropolis show

We're proud to announce that the National Museum of Australia has acquired two indigenous paintings from our October 2012 exhibition: Tjala Arts, Tjungu Palya and Ernabella Arts: Paintings from the APY Lands of far northern South Australia.

Alison Munti Riley's painting Seven Sisters and Sallyanne Roberts' Kuru Ala were selected to be part of the Songlines ARC Project which is an Anangu initiative and collaboration between the National Museum of Australia and the Australian National University.

The Songlines Project aims to map the Kungkarangkalpa (Seven Sisters) and Ngintaka (Perentie Lizard) songlines across the Martu, Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Lands.

This recognition is very positive for Metropolis Gallery. Bringing quality exhibitions to Geelong from important Aboriginal Art Centres is an exciting part of our exhibition calendar.

 

PUT IT IN THE CALENDAR: Artists from Tjala Arts will be exhibiting again at Metropolis Gallery in October this year.

 

Click here to View These works From 2012 exhibition

Artwork

Introducing new works by Robyn Rankin

Metropolis Gallery is pleased to make available unique paintings by Robyn Rankin.

Children playing beach cricket or on the swings, fishing or just hanging out with the dog, Robyn Rankin's delightful paintings express a rich visual language filled with the joy and innocence of a simple life.

 

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Public Lecture this Saturday

David Pereira: 'Francis Bacon's Exhilarated Despair.'

Saturday 27 April
2.30-4pm

This is a free lecture but registration is appreciated.

Please contact Metropolis Gallery on 03 5221 6505 or info@metropolisgallery.com.au to register.

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Geelong Picture Framers at Metropolis Gallery

Geelong Picture Framers is a busy custom-framing workshop located upstairs at Metropolis Gallery. We specialise in the conservation framing of paintings and works on paper, sentimental family treasures and memorabilia. We stretch canvases and also frame everything from posters and paintings to football jumpers and other 3D objects.

We’ll help select a frame that not only enhances the work: it’s important that the frame, matt, backing board and glass are going to help preserve it for many years to come.

Geelong Picture Framers turn your pictures into art!

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