The Hassall Collection : A Selection of Contemporary Indigenous Art

14 April – 27 May 2018 | Gallery 1

 

An exhibition of Contemporary Indigenous works from the private collection of Geoffrey Hassall. Geoffrey has been collecting art for 42 years and Indigenous art since 1996. In 2014 Geoffrey received an OAM acknowledged for his service to the visual arts, particularly to museums and regional galleries. This unique selection of works features key contemporary Indigenous Australian Artists such Sally Gabori, Doris Bush and Timothy Cook. It is a delight and honour for the Wangaratta Art Gallery and the region of North East Victoria to have access to such a significant collection of Australian Indigenous Art.

 

 

 

Image: Nonggirrnga Marawili, Baratjula V, 2015. From the Private Collection of Geoffrey Hassall. Copyright of the artist Nonggirrnga Marawili. Acquired: Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre 2015.
Source: Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre