It was love at first sight. Australian painters – unknown to us – with brilliant works.
Jamie, Wuan and their daughter, Reina, took us to the Art Gallery of New South Wales. As soon as we stepped inside we saw painting after painting we loved.
The artist’s technique for “Margaret Olley” by Ben Quilty, 2011, merited a more serious look. It’s a minimal, yet bold, portrait. Look at the detail first, then the whole.
The gallery across from the contemporary Australian art was dimly lit to set the scene for the Asian Art collection. We’ll leave you with a contemplative piece.
Lovely images. I visited that museum myself, when in Sydney, you bring back memories.
oh I love the “Margaret Olley” piece!!
Very neat! I’m not normally an art museum fan, but that one looks wonderful! Of course, I’d have to ever get to Australia to see it…