Cream: Four Decades of Australian Art

Feature image
Arthur Boyd (1920–1999), 'Woman in a jinker', 1976, oil on canvas, 182.7 x 175.3 cm, Rockhampton Art Gallery collection, Art Acquisition Fund, purchased with the assistance of the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council 1976, © Reproduced with permission of Bundanon Trust

Cream: Four Decades of Australian Art


Providing a unique opportunity for regional audiences to view a survey of 20th Century Australian art by some of the country's most recognised artists.  The touring works explore the development of modernism in Australia from 1940 to 1980 and includes paintings, drawings and prints by Australian Greats such as John Perceval, Arthur Boyd, Charles Blackman, Sidney Nolan, Russell Drysdale, John Brack, Clifton Pugh, Sam Fullbrook, Margaret Olley and Fred Williams. 


A Rockhampton Art Gallery exhibition, toured by Museums & Galleries Queensland.


This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. Funding for insurance has been provided through the Queensland Government Exhibition Indemnification Scheme, administered by Arts Queensland. Project support has come from the Regional Arts Development Fund, a Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Rockhampton Regional Council partnership to support local arts and culture.


Rockhampton Art Gallery is owned and operated by Rockhampton Regional Council.


Official launch: 6pm, Friday 17 April 2015

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