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Curtin University of Technology
John Curtin Gallery

Curtin University Art Collection

Tony Windberg painting
Tony Windberg, Out Near Hyden, 1987, oil on board, triptych 80 x 56 cm each, Curtin University Art Collection, purchased 1987

 

The Curtin University Art Collection was established in 1968 with the intention of enhancing both the appearance and educational life of what was then the Western Australian Institute of Technology. Over the past 40 years the Collection has steadily grown.

The development of the Collection has been made possible through the support of the University community and many of the works held in it have particular significance for people who have lived along-side them during their time at Curtin.

 

Paul Caporn image
Paul Caporn, Cleanse, galvanised steel bath, neon tube, water, 2000, 30 x 86 x 55cm, Curtin University Art Collection, purchased 2000

 

Pippin Drysdale image
Pippin Drysdale, Tanami Traces Series V, 2008, glazed porcelain, 35 x 20 x 20cm, Curtin University Art Collection, donated by the artist through the Cultural Gifts Program, 2008

 

Based on the resources available, and considering its current holdings, the John Curtin Gallery and its Advisory Board are responsible for developing the Curtin University of Technology Art Collection and for building on its current strengths. In doing so the John Curtin Gallery aims to:

 

Vlatko Ceric image
Vlatko Ceric, Unclassified Objects 3, digital print on archival paper, 2007, 60 x 60cm, Curtin University Art Collection, gift of the artist 2008

 

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