Private Treasures Public Pleasures

Jumaadi
Jumaadi, Eat me if you dare, 2015, acrylic on board. Private collection.

1 April – 25 June 2017

Generous collectors share their private treasures for our public pleasure in this exhibition revealing hidden gems from homes across the Central West.

This is the fourth exhibition in the Private Treasures Public Pleasures series and features works by prominent artists including Elisabeth Cummings, Rachel Ellis, Jumaadi, William Kentridge, Lloyd Rees and many more.

The exhibition will also present significant objects d’art from African, South-East Asian and Oceanic cultures.

While people collect for a range of reasons which might be aesthetic, emotional or financial, the sheer variety of work in the exhibition reminds us that collecting is a deeply personal pursuit.

Previous Private Treasures, Public Pleasures exhibitions were held in 1988, 2008 and 2010.

Image: Unknown artist, Prop from Nimrod Theatre Company, paper mache. On loan from a private collection.

 

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