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Cowen Gallery curator floor talk

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State Library Victoria

Entry via La Trobe and Russell Street

Cowan Gallery

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Join curator Eve Sainsbury for a behind-the-scenes perspective on the renowned artworks displayed in Cowen Gallery.

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Cowen Gallery showcases significant works from the Library’s paintings collection. The current display includes portraits and landscapes, and historical and contemporary works to create connections and tell new stories. It has been conceived around two broad themes; the northern end of the room, framed by William Strutt’s Black Thursday (1864) and Juan Davila’s Churchill National Park (2009), includes works about regional Victoria and the landscape, while the southern end of the room, featuring Reinhold Hofmann’s Melbourne 1836 (c. 1886) and Jan Senberg’s Melbourne 1998-99, explores the city and urbanisation.

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State Library Victoria

Entry via La Trobe and Russell Street

Cowan Gallery

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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