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Media Release • 24 Apr 18

Colony: Frontier Wars

Marlene Gilson
Wathaurong born 1944
Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner 2015
City of Melbourne Collection
© Marlene Gilson
Brook Andrew
The Island IV from The Island series 2008
synthetic polymer paint and screenprint on blue metallic foil and cotton, ed. 3/3
printed by Stewart Russell, Spacecraft, Melbourne
250.0 x 300.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Michael Schwarz and David Clouston through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2017
© Brook Andrew is represented by Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne;; Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney; and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris and Brussels
Julie Gough
Imperial Leather 1994
wax and cotton rope and drawing pins on tie-dyed cotton on composition board
(a-pp) 149.2 x 204.4 cm (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Gabrielle Pizzi, Member, 1995
1995.726.a-pp
© Julie Gough
Christian Thompson
Othering the explorer, James Cook 2015; 2016 {printed}
from the Museum of Others series 2015–16
type C photograph on metallic paper
120.2 x 120.4 cm (image) 128.0 x 126.9 cm (sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of an anonymous donor through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2017
2017.113.2
© Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi
Arthur BOYD
Shearers playing for a bride (1957)
oil and tempera on canvas
150.1 x 175.7 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Tristan Buesst, 1958
11-5
© National Gallery of Victoria
William Barak
Figures in possum skin cloaks 1898
pencil, wash, charcoal solution, gouache and earth pigments on paper
57.0 x 88.8 cm (image and sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1962
1215A-5
James Tylor (Possum)
Un-resettling (Scar Tree) 2016
from the Un-resettling (Hauntings) series 2016
hand-coloured inkjet print
40.1 x 40.1 cm (image) 50.0 x 50.1 cm (sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2017
2017.447
© James Tylor/Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia
Michael Cook
Court 2014
no. 7 from the Majority Rule series 2014
inkjet print
84.2 x 120.0 cm (image) 104.4 x 140.4 cm (sheet)
ed. 8/8
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Yvonne Pettengell Bequest, 2014
2014.270
© Courtesy of the artist