ALEC BAKER AND PETER MUNGKURI: KUNPU MAYATJA KUTJARA - TWO STRONG CULTURE BOSSES
Alcaston Gallery is thrilled to present solo bodies of work from two senior artists of the APY Lands Alec Baker and Peter Mungkuri in Kunpu Mayatja Kutjara - Two Strong Culture Bosses.
The artists' monumental paintings in acrylic, alongside detailed monochromatic ink, tea and acrylic paintings create dynamic representations of landscape; highlighting their deftness in both mediums, and extraordinary detailed knowledge of country.
In 2017 Peter Mungkuri won the inaugural Hadley's Art Prize. Alec Baker has been a finalist in the Alice Prize, Len Fox Painting Award, Telstra National Indigenous & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards and the Hadley's Art Prize.
Image: Peter Mungkuri and Alec Baker, Ngura (Country), 2017 AK21104, Synthetic polymer paint on linen, 198 x 243 cm.
© The artists, Iwantja Arts and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
IDRIS MURPHY: THE 'WITHIN OF THINGS' 2017
Alcaston Gallery is excited to present Idris Murphy: The 'within of things' , the artist's first solo exhibition with the gallery .
Established Sydney-based painter Idris Murphy exhibited with Alcaston Gallery for the first time in the group show Time and Tide. Murphy is renowned for his intimate understanding of the Australian landscape rendered by unabashed observation and a masterly formal approach. His landscape paintings contain acknowledged reverence to the ancient, indigenous spirituality of place.
Quote reference: Teilhard de Chardin.
© The artist and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
SALLY GABORI: ONLINE EXHIBITION 2017
The Agent for the art of the Estate of Sally Gabori (c.1924-2015), Beverly Knight, and Alcaston Gallery welcome you to view an online only selection of paintings recently released by the Estate of the artist.