Rosalie Norah King Gascoigne b 1917, Auckland, New Zealand. Arrived Australia 1943. d 1999, Canberra Firebird 1991 retro-reflective tape on ply on composition board 143 x 103 cm Latrobe Regional Gallery collection

Image credit: Rosalie Norah King Gascoigne, Firebird, 1991. Retro-reflective tape on ply on composition board, 143 x 103cm. Latrobe Regional Gallery collection​

Anna Carey, Sunset Place, 2012. Pigment inkjet print, drymounted on dibond, edition 5 of 5. Latrobe Regional Gallery Collection.

Image credit: Anna Carey, Sunset Place, 2012. Pigment inkjet print, drymounted on dibond, edition 5 of 5. Latrobe Regional Gallery Collection.

Fiona Hall, All at Sea, 1998, video tape, plastic, wire, nylon and paper. Latrobe REgional Gallery Collection.

Image credit: Fiona Hall, All at Sea, 1998, video tape, plastic, wire, nylon and paper. Latrobe REgional Gallery Collection.

ART TRAIL:CONTEMPORARY WOMEN

Artworks from the Latrobe Regional Gallery collection

 

 

7 March to 26 July 2020

 

GETTING STARTED

The Art Trail provides an opportunity for parents and guardians with kids to take a closer look at selected artworks, start conversations about art, and enjoy creating images in response to the methods and themes discussed.

 

YOU WILL NEED

Grey lead pencil
Coloured Pencils
Sheet/s of white paper or print Art Trail

 

THE EXHIBITION

Highlighting local and national women artists from the permanent collection, this exhibition features artworks that have been made from materials or depict images and themes that signify both strength and fragility.

From sculptures knitted with VHS tape – suspended above their more durable cassette housing, through to prints of gas masks intertwined with native flora, a house built out of card and flowers forever preserved in silver; Contemporary Women celebrates the multifaceted role, abilities and interests of women in society.

 

ARTWORK 1:
  1. View Rosalie Norah King Gascoigne’s artwork Firebird. Deepen your viewing experience of this artwork by visiting Listen In. What materials do you think it is made from?
  2. Gascoigne often uses recycled materials like road signs in her art. What types of road signs do you think she used to create this work?
  3. Create your own artwork that incorporates road signs.

 

ARTWORK 2:
  1. View Anna Carey’s artwork Sunset Place. Do you think this is a real house?
  2. How big do you think the house is in Sunset Place? What can you see in the artwork that makes you think this?
  3. Draw your house

 

ARTWORK 3:
  1. View Fiona Hall’s artwork All At Sea. How do you think she created this work?
  2. Fiona Hall used old VHS films referencing the sea (The Boat, The Cruel Sea, Operation Pacific). Why do you think she created floating body parts knitted from the VHS tape?
  3. Draw a film cover with something coming out of it

 

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