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of new paintings in spired by her
travels he re, an d he r experien ces at
home in Britain. Her latest exhibition
brings a new perspective of fa milia r
su bjects to local audiences.
Artwork | Under water creatu res,
lilies, lotus ponds and reflections
of life’s mileston es featu re stron gly
in B eck y’s latest paintings, alo ngside
the dreamlike, playful scenes of her
trademark beaches, trees, birds
a nd escapism.
Details | Acrylic on canvas, 90x90cm
Bound to Rush, May 10-June 2,
3. BERNARD OLLIS
Pont des Arts from the top of
Samaritaine | $9900
Artist | Former directo r of the
National Art School in Sydney,
Bern ard Ollis is a master composer,
inventor and magician. His latest
body of wo rk on Pa ris demo nstrates
his un restricted imagination .
Artwork | Berna rd Ollis tran slates
the cultural vigou r a nd dyna mism
of the City of Light through this
pan oramic work , ben ding the laws
Details | Oil pastel on paper,
Be rnard Ollis: Visio ns of Paris, until
April 30, Buratti Fine Art.
4. BILL WHISKEY
Rockhole s Nea r the Olgas | POA
Artist | Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri
(1920-2008) was one of the most
impor tant Western Dese rt a rtists
of this centu r y. A ngangkari
(tradition al healer), he o n ly began
painting in 20 05, but quickly became
a sou ght- after artist both here in
Australia an d overseas.
Artwork | A painting of the white
cockatoo dreaming story of Bill
Whiskey’s birthplace, described as
inspirational art of a very high order.
Details | Acrylic on lin en, 153x180cm
La ndma rks and Law Grounds:
Me n’s Painting , April 12-May 22,
5. BOB BOOTH
The Sea (over page) | POA
Artist | English-born B ob Bo oth
trained as a n ar t teacher an d,
inspired by Ceza nn e an d Roualt,
has mastered the ar t of capturing
light an d form. He was recen tly
elected a member of the Man chester
Academy of Fin e A rt.
Artwork | Bob drew in spiration fo r
this work from the menacing yet
beautiful nature of the sea, which he
says takes a unique place in the human
psyche, an d therefore in the ar ts.
Details | Oil on canvas, 119x100cm
New Works by Sam Broadhurst
and Bob Booth, Ma rch 30-April 14,
Margaret River Gallery.
6. BONNIE ATLAN
Dinner Time (over pag e) | $5900
Artist | Award-winning artist Bonnie
Atlan has travelled the wo rld fo r
her ar t. Her work s featu re brillia nt
colo urs, flowing co mpositio ns and
familiar subjects that allow people
to co n nect with their inn er feelings.
Artwork | Dinner Time is part of
Bon n ie’s latest body of wo rk that
featu res co lou rful hou ses from
sto rybook s. It evokes a warm sense
of going home, with expressive
bru shstro kes of rich oil paint that
bring the canvas to life.
Details | Oil on canvas, 120x100cm
Going Home, o ng oing, Sto ries on the
Wall (Art & Furniture Galler y)
7. ARTHUR RUSSELL
Self Portrait (over page) | POA
Artist | Arthu r Russell, who passed
away in 20 09, lives on in the
memories an d wo rk s of the ar tists
he influenced over his long life. His
disciplined approach to co mposition
an d the depiction of light a nd fo rm
led to many vibran t paintings and
drawings, which ado rn the walls
of major institutions and collectors.
Artwork | Self Portrait is part of
Arthur’s last body of drawi ngs,
completed in 2007-2008 at the
Cen tral Institute of Techno logy,
where he studied an d later taught.
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