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Shimmer

19 February – 4 October 2010 | Childrens Gallery

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image: Burmese people Wall hanging [kalaga] early 20th century National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Purchased 1986

Burmese people Wall hanging [kalaga] early 20th century
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Purchased 1986
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Shimmer examines the many ways artists have employed colour, pattern, line and materials to give their work a special energy in the eye of the viewer. Through a display of works from the national collection, this exhibition explores various interpretations of the power of patterns.