2013 Acquisitions

 

 
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Arthur Boyd - Bridegroom drinking from a creek II

 

Arthur Boyd

Bridegroom drinking from a creek II 1959

oil and tempera on board

Bridegroom drinking from a creek II belongs to Arthur Boyd’s major series Love, marriage and death of a half-caste, painted between 1957 and 1959.

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Tom More - Buff Sandy

 

Tom Moore

Buff Sandy 2013

blown and solid glass

 

Tom Moore has a strong reputation within Australia, and internationally, for creating works that unite dazzling technical expertise with a zany sense of humour. His work is predominantly figurative in nature as he creates hybrid beings from the merging of, for instance, potatoes and people, carrots and dinosaurs, cats and onions and asparagus. Learn more

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Jackson Eaton

from Better half 2013

C type prints

Jackson Eaton is a Western Australian-born photographer now living in Melbourne. His work, explores the nuances of interpersonal relationships and often these have a strong performative element.

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Daniel.Emma

D.E vessels 2012

wood, aluminium, steel, brass, bronze, resin

In their relatively short career, Daniel.Emma have honed a precise and focused aesthetic with a focus that has been on creating functional desk-top items. Their work can be seen as a new century interpretation of Bruno Murani’s modernist design principles.
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Blanche Tilden - Empire III

 

Blanche Tilden

Empire III (necklace) 2012

Titanium, blackened 925 silver

Melbourne-based jeweller Blanche Tilden creates simple, yet finely made, necklaces and bracelets composed of glass and metal. Often, these are inspired by architectural formations as she condenses the ways certain buildings occupy space and address engineering challenges so they can be comfortably worn on the body. Learn more



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Bede Tutuulum - My name is Tutuulum

 

Bede Tutuulum

My name is Tutuulum 2011

wood block print


From the time Bede Tuutulum was a little boy he watched his father, famous sculptor Gabriel Tungutalum, carving pukumani poles and birds from ironwood, and learnt how to carve and cut woodblocks for printing. Now that most of the senior ceremonial carvers have passed away, Tuutulum has become a leading authority on Tiwi artistic traditions. Learn more


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Deb Jones - Kind of cube, blue 2012

 

Deb Jones

Kind of cube, blue 2012

cast lead crystal


Deb Jones is a leading Australian glass artist whose work deals with the specificity of the medium and its processes of making. She has a background as a glass blower but is best known for her cast work. Learn more

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