Click to view our other publications
by clicking on the page. A slider will appear, allowing you to adjust your zoom level. Return to the original size by clicking on the page again.
by clicking on the zoomed-in page.
by entering text in the search field and click on "In This Issue" or "All Issues" to search the current issue or the archive of back issues respectively.
by clicking on thumbnails to select pages, and then press the print button.
this publication and page.
displays a table of sections with thumbnails and descriptions.
displays thumbnails of every page in the issue. Click on a page to jump.
allows you to browse through every available issue.
South Coast Leisure Times : Spring 2011
SSttaannwweellll PPaarrkk is regarded as the picturesque gateway to the Illawarra and is an ideal destination for day trippers or a longer stay. While at Stanwell Park, don’t miss visiting AArrttiicclleess FFiinnee AArrtt GGaalllleerryy, owned by John and Frances Vander. John has been a full time artist for more than 33 years and has won many awards. His ar t work is represented in leading Australian galleries as well as in priva te collections here and overseas. John’s works can be seen on permanent display at Articles Fine Art Gallery where visitors can also admire qualit y and excellence in paintings, pot ter y, glass and sculptures.The gallery hhoouusseess aa m miixxeedd ddiissppllaayy ooff wwoorrkkss bbyy mmoorree tthhaatt 4400 aarrttiissttss, including Kevin Best, Richard Bogusz, David Boyd, David Brayshaw, Robert Dickerson. Peter Fennell, Norman Lindsay and Max Mannix to name a few. More details see pages 8 & 9, and visit www.johnvander.com.au www.southcoastleisuretimes.com.au South Coast 11 aarrtt hhiissttoorryy && nnaattuurree lloovveerr’’ss ddeelliigghhtt Arts trail SSeett ooffff oonn tthhee aarrttss ttrraaiill -- ffiirrsstt ssttoopp,, AArrttiicclleess FFiinnee AArrtt GGaalllleerryy.. FFrreedd WWiilllliiaam mss:: IInnffiinniittee hhoorriizzoonnss showcases the works of one of Australia’s greatest ar tists. On display until November 6 this is the ffiirrsstt m maajjoorr rreettrroossppeeccttiivvee ooff FFrreedd WWiilllliiaam mss’’ workin over 25 years.The exhibition will highlight his st rength as a landscape ar tist and includes impor t ant oil paintings and luminous gouaches that reveal his distinctive approach. Featur ing oovveerr 110000 wwoorrkkss ooff aarrtt, the exhibition provides an insight into Fred Williams’ unique t ake on the Australian environment. It includes major international loans from theTate in London, and numerous works from Australian public and private collections, many of which have not been displayed publicly before. Fred Williams died in 1982 leaving behind a body of work of great significance. His art has changed the way in which we view and understand the Australian landscape. Fred Williams created a highly original way of seeing the Australian landscape, of ten combining a feeling for place with an emphasis on the abstract. Although best known as a painter of the dry landscape, this retrospective reveals that he was also a remarkable painter of water; of seascapes, ponds, creeks, billabongs and waterf alls. Visitors will see a s tunning range of Williams’ iconic paintings inspired by the unique Australian landscape from Upwey in Vict oria to the Pilbara in Western Australia and Weipa in North Queensland, along with surprising lesser known por trait s of family and friends. The exhibit ion f eatures a wwiiddee rraannggee ooff AAuussttrraalliiaann ssuubbjjeeccttss including expansive views of deser ts, mountains, beaches, rainforest s and bushfires as well as more intimate studies of wildflowers, mushrooms, birds and insect s. Among the works that have never been publicly shown before is Williams’s mar vellously illustrated China sketchbook created during a visit to China in 1976. “Fred Williams is surely Australia’s greatest and most innovative landscape ar tist of the t wentieth century. His paintings defined a new way of viewing and understanding the Australian landscape. Williams position in our visual culture is of immense importance,” said Director of the National Gallery of Australia, Ron Radford AM FFoorr vviissiittiinngg ffaam miilliieess, the Education Activity Room will offer interactive activities inspired by Williams’s art works and studio providing the opportunity for visitors to engage with the artist’s creative process, influences and wor king methods. National Gallery of Australia in Canberra is opened 10am – 5pm daily. Exhibition entry $15 adults, $10 members/concession. Children under 16 free wwwwww..nnggaa..ggoovv..aauu aam maajjoorr aarrtt eevveenntt TTHHEE NNAATTIIOONNAALL GGAALLLLEERRYY OOFF AAUUSSTTRRAALLIIAA IISS PPRROOUUDD TTOO PPRREESSEENNTT AA MMAAJJOORR RREEVVIIEEWW EEXXHHIIBBIITTIIOONN OOFF OONNEE OOFF AAUUSSTTRRAALLIIAA’’SS MMOOSSTT IINNFFLLUUEENNTTIIAALL AANNDD MMUUCCHH LLOOVVEEDD AARRTTIISSTTSS,, FFRREEDD WWIILLLLIIAAMMSS To celebrate this exciting exhibition, the National Gallery of Australia is offering 10 lucky readers the chance to win double passes to the Fred Williams exhibition Simply wite your name, address and phone number on the back of an envelope and mail to: ‘Fred Williams’ c/-South Coast Leisure Times Magazine, Po Box 210, Ulladulla NSW, 2539 Or enter online at www.southcoastleisuretimes.com.au Winners will be notified. Entries close Oct 10, 2011 LTPM/10/00510 Fred Williams Beachscape with bathers, Queenscliff IV 1971 gouache on paper National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1983 WIN, WIN, WIN Fred Williams Forest pond 1974 oil on canvas Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide South Australian Government Grant 1975 One of the many attractions at the National Gallery is Sydney Nolan, Ned Kelly series. Phot ogra phy John Gollings.