BRAG 200X200


 Joan Ross BBQ this Sunday (Brave New Years) 2011 (detail), digital

27 MARCH – 14 JUNE 2015

Spanning the colonial portraits of Joseph Backler to the cutting edge contemporary practices of artists such as Joan Ross and Jonathan Jones, BRAG 200X200 features 200 paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, ceramics, photographs, installations and new media works drawn from Bathurst Regional Art Gallery's permanent collection. From its genesis in 1955 with the acquisition of Jean Bellette's Still Life, BRAG's collection now comprises over 2,000 works valued at 8.6 million dollars. BRAG 200X200 showcases works of local and national significance by Australia's best known artists including: Russell Drysdale, Donald Friend, Margaret Olley, John Olsen, Jeffrey Smart, Grace Cossington Smith, Tim Storrier, Lloyd Rees, Brett Whiteley, and Fred Williams.

A BRAG B200 Project curated by Sarah Gurich and the BRAG Volunteer Gallery Guides



media release  Media Release

Catalogue icon  BRAG 200x200 Exhibition Research Catalogue

Catalogue icon  Public Works articles on Joan Ross, Matilda Lister, Greg Weight and Tully Arnot by Kitty Hauser



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IMAGES: Above: Joan Ross BBQ this Sunday (Brave New Years) 2011 (detail), digital animation still (duration 4 min 59 sec). Courtesy Michael Reid Gallery Sydney.