LIONEL’S PLACE: LIONEL LINDSAY FROM THE MAITLAND REGIONAL ART GALLERY AND ART GALLERY OF BALLARAT COLLECTIONS
Lionel Lindsay honed his skills in etching and wood engraving so finely that by 1927 he was hailed as the most internationally successful Australian printmaker of all time.
This exhibition features more than 150 of his etchings, wood engravings and watercolours. These works on paper are rich in visual texture, depicting scenes from abroad and close to home, exotic and domestic animals and birds, and the lushness of gardens, floral abundance and
Curated by Joanna Mendelssohn. A Maitland Regional Art Gallery exhibition, supported by Maitland City Council with works from the Art Gallery of Ballarat collection.
Image: Lionel Lindsay, White fan, 1935 (detail). Wood engraving on paper. Donated under the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Max and Nola Tegel, 2016. Collection of Maitland Regional Art Gallery © Estate of Lionel Lindsay, By permission of the National Library of Australia.
& OPENING HOURS
21 May–7 August 2022
Open 10 am–5 pm daily
GALLERY MEMBERS’ EVENT: AN EVENING WITH JOANNA MENDELSSOHN
Friday 27 May, 6 pm
CURATOR TOUR: LIONEL’S PLACE
Saturday 28 May, 2 pm
More programs coming soon