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Curators Tapestry Tour

Join a guided tour of 'Threads Through Art' with BRAG Curator Emma Collerton as she discusses the history of tapestry in Australian art and the collaborations between the artists and weavers.

Threads Through Art : Australian Tapestries
Celebration of Australian art through the tapestry medium. Over the decades Australian artists have collaborated with weavers and tapestry workshops in France, Portugal and since 1976, the Australian Tapestry Workshop.

Artists include Charles Blackman, Arthur Boyd, John Coburn, Marley Dawson, Graham Fransella, Richard Larter, Janet Laurence, Margo Lewers, Ginger Riley Munduwalawala, Nell, Sidney Nolan, David Noonan, John Olsen, William Robinson, Gareth Sansom, Luke Sciberras, Arlene Textaqueen and John Wolseley.

This exhibition is being developed with Australian Tapestry Workshop and will feature tapestries from public and private collections across Australia.

A BRAG exhibition curated by Emma Collerton

Image: WILLIAM ROBINSON | VICTORIAN TAPESTRY WORKSHOP weavers: Andrea May, Hannah Rother, Tim Gresham and Grazyna Bleja, Creation landscape: Darkness and light 1991, woollen tapestry, 224.5 x 300.5 cm, Art Gallery of New South Wales Collection, Margaret Hannah Olley Art Trust 1997, © Australian Tapestry Workshop


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