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New Works in the Gallery | FELLIA MELAS GALLERY

New Works in the Gallery:

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David Boyd (1924-2011)
From the Trial Series
oil on board
50x60cm


Robert Dickerson (1924-2015)
Girl in Blue
pastel on paper
56x36cm


Wendy Sharpe (1960-)
Follies
oil on canvas
76x60cm


Kevin (Pro) Hart (1928-2006)
At the Bar
oil on board
30x30cm


Sally West
Manly Ferry Passing Point Piper
Plein Air,  oil on canvas
120x150cm


Jill Dixon
Couple – Male and Female Heads and Shoulders
bronze on granite
37x26x15cm

Congratulating our 2019 Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prize finalists! | Michael Reid

Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin are delighted to announce our finalists in the prestigious Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes: 

Archibald Prize 2019: To the best portrait, ‘preferentially of some man or woman distinguished in art, letters, science or politics, painted by any artist resident in Australasia’.
Marc Etherington
Jordan Richardson

Wynne Prize 2019: The best landscape painting of Australian scenery in oils or watercolours or for the best example of figure sculpture by Australian artists’.
Robert Malherbe
Marc Etherington

Sir John Sulman Prize 2019: The best subject painting, genre painting or mural project by…

New Acquisitions May 2019 | Douglas Stewart Fine Books

Welcome to our New Acquisitions list for May 2019.

There are many highlights among the 260 items, including:

Japanese Meiji era boardgame of a round the world voyage, beautifully illustrated and with a depiction of Sydney Harbour.

Rare pocket globe by Nicholas Lane of London (1776), showing the tracks of Cook’s first voyage.

Welsh miners’ guide to the Australian goldfields (1852).

Two variant editions of The Emigrant’s Map of the World (1852/53), containing significant material on the Australian gold rushes.

Archive of private photos taken during the visit of Edward Prince of Wales (the future Edward VIII) to Australia and New Zealand in 1920; with…

Fresh @ Moorabool…

Fresh Stock …

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

This week, some great fresh finds from a local collection, including more from the Victorian glass paperweights collection, some relief moulded jugs, more mugs…. and a few ‘surprises’.

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

Vale Lauraine Diggins OAM

It is with much sadness we pass on the news that esteemed Victorian member Lauraine Diggins OAM passed away in Melbourne on April 19th, 2019.

The family will hold a private funeral service followed by a public memorial service and celebration of Lauraine’s recent OAM award. The details of this will be posted to their website once finalised.

It is with great sorrow and sadness Lauraine Diggins Fine Art advises of the death of our Gallery Founder and Director Lauraine Diggins OAM on 19thof April 2019. It has been a long cherished hope of Lauraine’s that the Gallery she created continues to provide…

Vale Martyn Cook

I first met Martyn when he was a young, fresh faced lad working for Paul Kenny in Paddington. He was wearing a rather jaunty bow tie. A better apprenticeship in antiques would be impossible to find. Paul was extremely knowledgeable, but modest and a constant source of information freely given. Even today I get on my hands and knees to “dress the castors”, being one of his many requirements….

Michael Reid | Announcement: Rew Hanks joins Michael Reid Sydney stable

Rew Hanks
STOP! There’s No Need to Shoot the Natives, 2013
linocut, 75 x 106 cm
edition of 30
$2,000 unframed / $2,800 framed
Michael Reid Sydney is proud to announce representation of Rew Hanks.

A fascination with the cultural history of Australia, peppered with sly wit and social commentary, and an execution of his medium to an unparalleled excellence, places Hanks at the pinnacle of Australian art. His craft is intellectually engaging and visually unique. Researching deeply into history; the formality of Hanks’ hand belies a contemporary playfulness. These works require looking and learning…

Moorabool Antique Galleries, Geelong | See our latest additions to our stock…

Fresh @ Moorabool….

Fresh Stock

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

This week, some interesting ‘Fresh’ items.

There’s a classic table lamp with a Royal provenance, a selection of Pewter, some Victorian glass Perfume bottles, Serpentine specimens, and even a cow bell!

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

Items will remain in the ‘Fresh’ page for 2 weeks, or until sold.

Meissen plate with colourful hand painted flowers, c. 1880

$175.00

Michael Reid | Jem Cresswell ‘Giants’ – Summer online exhibition

Jem Cresswell
Giants #6, 2017 (detail)

digital pigment print on cotton rag
75 x 105 cm
edition of 8 + 2AP
$1,600 unframed
$2,300 framed

Giants – online exhibition

In 2014, Jem Cresswell set out to spend time with humpback whales during their annual migration to their breeding grounds in Tonga. The artist was initially drawn to the whales for the subject’s sheer size and gentle nature and he has continued to return to Tonga, over three years, to capture intimate underwater visions of these complex and conscious animals. The resulting photographs are nothing short of spectacular.

An astonishing technical…

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