UNSW Art Collection

UNSW Art Collection

The collection focuses on Australian art post 1949, covering paintings, prints, drawings, sculpture, textiles, ceramics and photographs - all relating in some way to activities of The University of New South Wales. There is also an extensive collection of Aboriginal bark paintings and a small holding of nineteenth century Japanese block prints. All artworks are displayed throughout the University buildings.

Address: 
Curatorial Office: 1 Eurimbla Avenue, Randwick, NSW
Tel: 
0293996521
Hours: 
9am-5pm Mon-Fri
Admission: 
Free
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, shop, library, guided tours, education programs, lecture hall
Collection: 
Approximately 1,200 items
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Items

Bark painting

Yinarnga, the Rainbow Serpent

Creator:
Peter Marralwanga
Description:
Ochres on eucalyptus bark depicting serpent and kangaroo.
Date:
circa 1970
Item Id Number:
UNSWBP77/0044

Sculpture

Aspects from time (maquette)

Creator:
Augustine Dall'Ava
Description:
Six hinged screens of painted steel, stones, 15cmH by 30cmW.
Date:
1981
Item Id Number:
UNSW S81/0568

Ceramics

Still Life With Blue Bowls

Creator:
Gwyn Hanssen Pigott
Description:
Seven pieces of wood-fired porcelain, matt glazed: 3 bottles, 2 bowls and 2 straight sided beakers.
Date:
1995
Item Id Number:
UNSW CE95/0684:1-7

Painting

Wolf Crater

Creator:
Rover Thomas
Description:
Natural pigments with acrylic binder on Belgian linen depicting land map.
Date:
1995
Item Id Number:
UNSW P96/0732

Etching

The Port Liardet Limner

Creator:
Jan Senbergs
Description:
Tetradych etching in black ink depicting large ship leaving port, industrial landscape and bridge at Port Melbourne. 119cm by 360cm.
Date:
1992
Item Id Number:
UNSW PR 95/0662:1-4