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Margaret Olley: The Art of Flowers

Date

Wed 15th February 2023, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location

2 Mistral Rd
South Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Other Dates

Wed 15th February 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 16th February 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 17th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 18th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 19th February 2023, 12:00pm

Wed 22nd February 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 23rd February 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 24th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 25th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 26th February 2023, 12:00pm

Wed 01st March 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 02nd March 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 03rd March 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 04th March 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 05th March 2023, 12:00pm

Wed 08th March 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 09th March 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 10th March 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 11th March 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 12th March 2023, 12:00pm

Details

This exhibition celebrates Margaret Olley’s favourite subject – the beauty and joy of flowers. Olley dedicated her career to exploring the endless possibilities of humble, domestic objects combined with colourful, textural and sculptural arrangements of cornflowers, delphiniums, calendulas, hydrangeas, poppies, marigolds, flannel flowers, hippeastrums and more. The Art of Flowers brings together some of the finest examples of her much celebrated flower paintings, spanning five decades, from public and private collections. The exhibition includes some of Olley’s early explorations of still life via a rich and expansive palette, despite modern art trends. From here flows the story of her extraordinary life and the evolution of her practice, both entwined and driven by her singular vision and her obsession to paint. Albeit a humble subject, The Art of Flowers is a splendid offering of rarely seen paintings by Australia’s most celebrated painter of still life.

Date

Wed 15th February 2023, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location

2 Mistral Rd
South Murwillumbah NSW 2484

Other Dates

Wed 15th February 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 16th February 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 17th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 18th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 19th February 2023, 12:00pm

Wed 22nd February 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 23rd February 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 24th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 25th February 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 26th February 2023, 12:00pm

Wed 01st March 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 02nd March 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 03rd March 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 04th March 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 05th March 2023, 12:00pm

Wed 08th March 2023, 12:00pm

Thu 09th March 2023, 12:00pm

Fri 10th March 2023, 12:00pm

Sat 11th March 2023, 12:00pm

Sun 12th March 2023, 12:00pm

We wish to acknowledge the Ngandowal and Minyungbal speaking people of the Bundjalung Country, in particular the Goodjinburra, Tul-gi-gin and Moorung – Moobah clans, as being the traditional owners and custodians of the land and waters within the Tweed Shire boundaries. We also acknowledge and respect the Tweed Aboriginal community’s right to speak for its Country and to care for its traditional Country in accordance with its lores, customs and traditions.