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ilovebrokenhill.com , was first published on 8 December 2011 by Jane Deany. My blog is all about the famous outback Australian National Heritage Listed City named Broken Hill, located in the state of New South Wales. I first visited #BrokenHill in 2002 and have returned many times since then. ilovebrokenhill.com will help you discover what's great about this historic mining city, where in the mid 1880's the line of lode, a rich ore body of silver, lead and zinc was found. You will find stories about anything related to Broken Hill.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Artists painting Broken Hill - two exhibitions - Guy Maestri and Laura Courtney

Art Scene
In the latest - February 2015 - issue of the Art Almanac magazine, I noticed two exhibitions featuring Broken Hill as the subject matter of at least some of the art being exhibited.

Archibald Prize (2009) winning artist Guy Maestri will be exhibiting at the -

Jan Murphy Gallery in Queensland from 24 February until 21 March 2015.

Address - 486 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006

Here's a link to information about the exhibition which is titled 'Black Gold' -

http://www.art-almanac.com.au/2015/01/guy-maestri-black-gold/

and in my hometown Melbourne -

Laura Courtney - Trades Hall, Broken Hill 2014
The exhibition 'oxide, bluestone & crows' opened yesterday.

Exhibition dates - 17 February until 8 March 2015.

Address - 35 Derby Street, Collingwood Vic 3066

I visited the exhibition and it's great. There are 18 works including 5 with #BrokenHill as the subject.

Link to further information -
http://www.australiangalleries.com.au/exhibitions/14-currentexhibition/822-courtney-ds13


Even outside Broken Hill, you're never far away form the City's special influence.

Cheers, Jane Deany

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