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This season's exhibitions from
WA’s top galleries.
pFREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE PRINT AWARD EXHIBITION
Coinciding with the Freman tle A rts Cen tre P rint Award, suppor ted by Little Creatu res B rewing, this
exhibitio n showcases more than 50 of the best entries submitted for the pri nt awards. In its 38th year,
the FAC Print Award is a reflection of the impeccable state of printmaking in contemporary Australian
ar t prac tice. Frema ntle Arts Centre, until Nove mbe r 17.
pKOOLARK KOORT KOORLINY
(HEART COMING HOME) – THE
HERBERT MAYER COLLECTION
OF CARROLUP ARTWORK
This exhibitio n co ntain s recently rediscovered
art works created bet ween 1945 an d 1951 by Aboriginal
children fro m the Stolen Gen eration s at the C arro lup
Native S ettlemen t in Western Au stralia’s Great
Southern region. The works were created as part of
a teaching program devised to alleviate the suffering
of Abo rigin al children forcibly removed from thei r
pa rents and incarcerated at Ca rrolup in acco rdance
with the G overnmen t’s policy of assimilatio n in the
late 1940s. John Cur tin Galle ry, until Octob er 6.
Western Australia’s greatest visual
art asset,Your Collection, has
been collecting artworks since the
fir st piece in 1895. This display
highlights some of the Art Gallery
of Weste rn Aust ralia’s tre as ure d
acquisitions from the past two
years, bringing together works by
local, national and international
artists including Pippin Drysdale,
Brent Harris, Ethel Spowers,
Kitty Kantilla, Dino Martens and
Gulumbu Yunupingu. Art Gallery of
Western Australia, u ntil October 27.
PEOPLE WHO YOU CANNOT MEET FACE TO FACE
Featuring wo rk from Indigen ou s a rtists fro m a rou n d Australia, People Who You Ca nnot Meet Face to
Face explores the motif of the doll in a variety of con tex ts. The ex hibitio n, guided by a series of small
figu res that are much larger than life, examin es the significan ce of dolls in different environments, as an
anonymous prop, a poignant effigy, a means of building community, or a vehicle for cultural critique.
Lawre nce Wilson A rt Galle ry, Octobe r 12-Decemb er 14.
All theTime in theWorld by Dan McCabe, 2013.
COMPILED BY Lily Yeang
Swings by Ethel Spowers, 1932. Colour linocut on buff oriental laid tissue,
30x27.8cm. State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia.
On the Alert by Barry Loo, c1949. Pastel on paper,
75.8x75.7cm. The Herbert Mayer Collection of
Carrolup Artwork, Curtin University Art Collection.
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