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Margaret Olley: Far from a Still Life

March 22 - October 8

Margaret Olley, Cornflowers with pomegranates, 1991. Oil on board. Courtesy: Tweed Regional Gallery, South Murwillumbah, NSW.

Margaret Olley: Far from a Still Life tells the story of Margaret Olley’s incredible life and enduring career through her greatest legacy – her art. Presented exclusively at the Tweed Regional Gallery, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Olley’s birthday, the exhibition is drawn entirely from the Tweed Regional Gallery collection.

Far from a Still Life includes artwork from as early as Olley’s time at high school in Brisbane through to the final decade of her life; as well as portraits of Olley and contemporary responses to the re-creation of her famous Duxford Street home studio.

Combined, this exhibition is a celebration of art, life, friendship, generosity, and legacy.

The exhibition takes its title from Meg Stewart’s biography Margaret Olley: Far from a Still Life with kind permission from the author and the Margaret Olley Art Trust.

 

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Details

Start:
March 22
End:
October 8

Organiser

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Phone:
+61 2 6670 2790
Email:
tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au
View Organiser Website

Venue

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
2 Mistral Rd
Murwillumbah South, NSW Australia
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Details

Start:
March 22
End:
October 8

Organiser

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Phone:
+61 2 6670 2790
Email:
tweedart@tweed.nsw.gov.au
View Organiser Website

Venue

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
2 Mistral Rd
Murwillumbah South, NSW Australia
+ Google Map