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Private Lives, The Artist as Collector - S.H. Ervin Gallery

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Art exhibition-Private Lives
Private Lives, The Artist as Collector exhibition is run at S.H. Ervin Gallery

The exhibition presents the private collection of leading contemporary artists, including Tom Carment, Nicholas Harding, Guy Maestri and Idris Murphy.

This is the second exhibition at the S.H. Ervin Gallery, providing you with a rare opportunity to catch a glimpse into artists' inspiration and how their personal preferences have influenced their personal collections. It's indeed refreshing and stimulating to find out the type of artworks that attract the eyes of these artists.

You can find the a wide array of fascinating art works on display at the gallery, including works from international and Australian artists such as Sean Scully, Tim Kyle, Ben Quilty, Euan Macleod, Cressida Campbell, African & Pacific Island artefacts and much more.The artists' personal collections are diverse, ranging from oil painting, watercolour painting, mixed media, tapestry, embroidery on silk, and through to sculpture. They are special in their own way.

In conjunction with the exhibition, the gallery will be hosting talks on Sunday afternoons with artists to discuss their collections.

Artists' talks are complimentary with exhibition entry

Sunday April 3 at 3pm

Hear Nicholas Harding talk about what drives his personal collection

Sunday April 10 at 3pm
Idris and Glennis Murphy discuss their collection and what motivates them to collect.

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Why? A rare opportunity to catch a glimpse into the private world of the artists
When: TUES - SUN: 11am-5pm; Closed Mondays & public holidays
Phone: (02) 9258 0173
Where: Watson Road,Observatory Hill, The Rocks
Cost: $7.00 - General Admission; $5.00 - Seniors and Concessions;$4.00 - National Trust Members; (children under 12 free)
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Thanks, Wendy. Your articles are always so informative : )
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