Tim JOHNSON
Imitating art 2005
synthetic polymer and metallic paint on canvas
(a-i) 183.2 x 592.3 cm (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
2005.425.a-i
© Tim Johnson

Lives and Times

A selection of works on tour from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists Collection

Year Levels Years 5-12

This education resource accompanies the exhibition Lives and Times: a selection of works on tour from Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists Collection (2007–2008) which featured the art of Peter Graham, Tim Johnston, Clinton Nain, Walangkura Napanangka, Bronwyn Oliver and Rosslynd Piggott. The resource contains detailed information about the six artists and questions and learning activities for students to explore the exhibition’s key themes of culture, nature, beliefs and identity.

Suitable For VELS – The Arts, Levels 4-6, VELS – Civics and Citizenship, Levels 5-6 VELS – Thinking Processes, Levels 4-6 VCE Art VCE Studio Arts

Information and Activities


From the Exhibition