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Art? Art! Art…

Megan Walch, Pink F—s Black Oil, glitter and enamel on composite board, 150 x 150cms, private collection











Art? Art! Art…

Venue: The Barn at Rosny Farm, Rosny Hill Road, Rosny Park, Clarence
Exhibition Dates: July 14 – August 13 2017
Gallery Hours: 11am to 5pm daily or by appointment

A_Abdullah_Conciliation (of self) 2015 Digital print 100cm x 100cm 5 editions + 2AP

Abdul Abdullah, Conciliation (of self), digital print, 100 x 100cm, courtesy of the Artist and Lisa Fehily Contemporary

“Art? Art! Art…” is an exhibition of beautiful and provocative works by some of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists: Abdul Abdullah, Pat Brassington, Matt Calvert, Michael Cook, Amanda Davies, Fiona Hall, Ben Quilty, Lucienne Rickard, Cyrus Tang, Nathan Taylor, Daniel von Sturmer and Megan Walch (Illustrated: Pink F___s Black Oil, 2016, glitter and enamel on composite board, private collection).

The artworks have been especially selected to fascinate both those viewers who are curious about contemporary art and those who may be rather sceptical or confused about its value. After all, what are we supposed to do, think and feel about contemporary art? The exhibition is an opportunity to check out the artworks, and also for viewers who want to have their say about the work, to do so in a safe and anonymous environment where all thoughts and responses are valid.

Community and school groups can make a special booking with the curator. Individual viewers are welcome any time. In addition, there is a program of artists’ talks and guided tours. The program is on the gallery website for

Amanda Davies, Lacrime 2017, oil on linen, 31cm x 35.5cm, courtesy of the Artist

The exhibition is an initiative of Clarence City Council’s Cultural Program and was fortunate to receive funding though and Artist and Curator Residency Grant supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and Museums and Galleries of New South Wales.