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George Johnson at MPRG

— Saturday 5th May 2018

JOHNSON George Big blue 1987 MornPenRegGall Collection Photographer Mark Ashkanasy
'1969-1970-1971' at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery showcases the post-Field works in the collection.

Coinciding with the National Gallery of Victoria restaging the iconic 1968 exhibition The Field in May 2018, MPRG delves into its own collection and uncovers a selection of abstract works from the three years following The Field exhibition 1969-1971. The MPRG collection began in 1970 and there are many large-scale non-objective paintings and prints from this pivotal time in Australian art. Presented in three parts this exhibition will rediscover hidden gems within the collection.

Part 1 – 1969
Col Jordan, George Johnson, John Dallwitz

Exhibition dates: 4 May – 27 May

Part 2 – 1970
Iris Birt, Robert Grieve, David Rankin

Exhibition dates: 29 May – 17 June

Part 3 – 1971
Fred Cress, Alun Leach-Jones, David Rose

Exhibition dates: 18 June – 8 July 

Curated by MPRG Senior Curator Danny Lacy and Nathan Schroeder

For more info, click here to visit the MPRG website.

Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.