01 Jan

More Than All The Little Pearly Shells

19 November – 29 January 2012

Drawn from the Collections held by Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest this exhibition presents the artwork of Adolf Gustav Plate (1874 – 1914) and Philip Juster (1952 – 2004). Both artists made work in and inspired by the Pacific region – a hundred years apart.

The deliberate mixing of the two collections in the exhibition, when read as a whole, place the ‘scenic’interests of the ‘colonial’ world next to contemporary ‘post colonial’ points of view.

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