She-Oak and Sunlight

NGV paves the way for future breakaways
National Gallery of Victoria
by
ABR Arts 05 May 2021

She-Oak and Sunlight

NGV paves the way for future breakaways
National Gallery of Victoria
by
ABR Arts 05 May 2021
Tom Roberts, Australia 1856–1931, Shearing the rams, 1890, oil on canvas on composition board, 122.4 x 183.3 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1932
Tom Roberts, Australia 1856–1931, Shearing the rams, 1890, oil on canvas on composition board, 122.4 x 183.3 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1932

I have frequented too often the gift shops of Australian Impressionism. Back in 1985, I mooned over David Davies’ Templestowe twilight scene before purchasing the corresponding tea towel (for my mum), Fire’s On placemats with matching coasters (for my dad), and lost child mugs (for my siblings, only one of whom took offence).

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Comment (1)

  • What a witty, well researched and perceptive review of the Sheoaks and Sunlight exhibition by A. Frances Johnson. Her critique is thoughtful and incisive. Brava!
    Posted by Dena Kahan
    19 May 2021

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