Drawn from the private collection of Sydney-based Lisa and Danny Goldberg, the exhibition is a vibrant selection of new American art by some of America’s hottest names.
Dylan Lynch Sucked in Juice Box 2013 (detail) Acrylic on steel, 53.3 x 66 x 71.1 cm. Courtesy of the artist and The Still House Group.
This watercolour and other selected works from the collection are currently on show.
Kenneth MacQueen Cabbage gums along the ridge 1936 Watercolour on paper, 62.4 x 69.3cm. Ipswich Art Gallery Collection. Acquired through the Ipswich Arts Foundation, 2015
Express from the US, designer/ artist Eric Lennartson will create one of his amazing Tapescapes here as part of Construction Site for this year’s summer holiday fun. This 20 metre-squared multi-level playspace for kids features tunnels and slides created entirely from packing tape.
Repeating patterns dominate the organic environment. The designs found in nature are often echoed when decorating or building human habitats. Duplicated imagery is a practice used throughout history and across cultures.
Andrea Baumert Howard Hex tile 2016 (detail) Pen on paper 70 x 60 cm. Courtesy of the artist
This painting and other selected pieces from the contemporary collection are currently on show.
Road to Cherbourg 1993
Acrylic on canvas, 132 x 136.5cm. Ipswich Art Gallery Collection, 1999
There is no place like Ipswich, except the four others around the globe! Visit to view the similarities and differences through the lens of photographer Charles Page.
Charles Page Massachusetts, USA (from the Ipswich Project) 2000 (detail) Silver gelatin photograph, 40.8 x 50.7 cm. Ipswich Art Gallery Collection. Gift of the artist through the Ipswich Arts Foundation, 2016