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Margaret Olley: Home exhibition at Museum of Sydney

November 10, 2012toApril 1, 2013

 

SYDNEY Art

Margaret Olley: Home exhibition is the first to focus on Margaret Olley’s home in Duxford Street, PaddingtonSaturday

  • 10 November 2012 – Monday 1 April 2013
  • Museum of Sydney

Margaret Olley: Home exhibition at Museum of Sydney is of Margaret Olley’s paintings alongside photographs of the interior, objects from her house and reflections from her friends – the exhibition explores her home as inspiration.

To walk into Olley’s home was like walking into a painting. With its fresh paint, rich colours and warm sentiment, the house was a true commemoration of the still-life and interiors tradition in Australian art.

Painted between 1972 and 2011, the artworks in this exhibition reveal the house as a living work of art, while the photographs document the passing years and affirm the aura of the interior spaces.

Margaret Olley: Home is a wonderful insight into one of Australia’s foremost artists – recommended – MiSociety

Museum of Sydney
Address: Corner Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, NSW 2000
Contact: 02 9251 5988
Admission:  Adult $10 I Child/Concession $5 | Family $20 | Members free |
Hours: Open daily 10am — 5pm | Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

 

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