08/20/14

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott | Newcastle Art Gallery

Legacy: A tribute to Marea Gazzard & Gwyn Hanssen Pigott is a tribute to Marea Gazzard (AO, CBE) and Gwyn Hanssen Pigott who both sadly passed away in 2013. In respect to these important artists, Newcastle Art Gallery pays homage to their collective talent with a selection of works from the 1960s to 2013, that include works from private and public collections.” – Newcastle Art Gallery

Legacy
A tribute to Gwyn Hanssen Pigott and Marea Gazzard
23 August – 16 November 2014

Newcastle Art Gallery
1 Laman Street
Newcastle NSW 2300

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‘At The Gates’, 2003, dimensions variable, 13 pieces glazed Limoges and Southern Ice porcelain – Image courtesy Brian Hands

07/9/14

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott | Cressida Campbell | 10 Australian artists of the past 50 years | The Australian

Olsen Irwin artists Cressida Campbell and Gwyn Hanssen Pigott have been named in Christopher Allen’s ’10 Australian artists of the past 50 years’.

“Campbell shows how beauty and significance can be found in the most humble of subjects, simply by attentiveness to the world and care in the crafting of the image, in her case through an elaborate and personal adaptation of Japanese ukiyoe technique.” – Christopher Allen, The Weekend Australian

“Gwyn Hansen Pigott was one of Australia’s finest potters; her still life assemblages make a slightly eclectic reference to the paintings of Morandi, but the ceramic forms themselves speak of the complete harmony of mind and hand in the potter’s craft.” – Christopher Allen, The Weekend Australian

Read the article in its’ entirety here on The Weekend Australian website.

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Cressida Campbell, On the mantlepiece, 1985, Woodblock (watercolour on incised plywood), 48 x 95cm