Out of the Boxes and into the Desert: Curator's Talk + Tour

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Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

35 Stirling Highway

University of Western Australia

Crawley, WA 6009

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Enquiries: lwag@uwa.edu.au or 08 6488 3707

Out of the Boxes and into the Desert features extraordinary artworks that have been in storage at the Berndt Museum for 30 years. Join exhibition curator Dr Vanessa Russ as she leads us through the exhibition, sharing insights into the artworks and the history of the Berndt Museum.

Dr Vanessa Russ is the Associate Director of the Berndt Museum of Anthropology. She was awarded Honours (Fine Arts) at the UNSW 2009 and a PhD in Fine Art at the University of Western Australia in 2013. She was awarded a Churchill Fellowship by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust in 2014.


Image: Opening night, Out of the Boxes and into the Desert, Berndt Museum of Anthroplogy. Photograph by Ilkka K Photography. Artwork: Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (c1926-1998), Pintupi, Many Dreamings, 1978, acrylic on canvas, 202 x 337 cm. Berndt Museum of Anthropology collection [1978/0037] © Estate of the artist licensed by Aboriginal Arts Agency Ltd, 2019.




Out of the Boxes and into the Desert

13 July — 7 December 2019

The Berndt Museum of Anthropology holds a significant collection of works from Central Desert artists renowned for painting extraordinary vistas and resonating stories. These works, recently unearthed from their boxes during the building of Berndt Museum’s new storage facility, are on show for the first time in decades.

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Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

35 Stirling Highway

University of Western Australia

Crawley, WA 6009

Australia

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