Lure of the Sun
Charles Blackman in Queensland

7 NOV 2015 – 31 JAN 2016
QAG | Gallery 14 | Free

See the work of major Australian artist Charles Blackman and explore his important connections with Queensland artists and writers. On display will be the 'Schoolgirl' and 'Flower' series, which were influenced by his Brisbane experiences.


Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928, (Self-portrait in front of a boarding house, Spring Hill) 1950

Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928 / (Self-portrait in front of a boarding house, Spring Hill) 1950 / Oil and enamel on composition board / Purchased 2011 Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © Charles Raymond Blackman 1956-57. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney, 2015. View full image

Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928, The Family c.1955

Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928 / The Family c.1955 / Oil and enamel on Masonite / Gift of Barbara Blackman 2000. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: National Portrait Gallery Canberra. View full image

Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928 / Barnes Auto

Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928 / Barnes Auto, Brisbane 1952 / Oil and enamel on cardboard / Purchased 2008 with funds derived from the gifts of Maria Theresa Treweeke, Lady Trout, SH Ervin, Sali Herman, Sir James (Robert) McGregor, Robert Wilson, Captain Neil McEacharn, Naomi and Simon Bracegirdle and Oscar Edwards / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © Charles Raymond Blackman 1952/Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney, 2015. View full image

Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928, The Blue Alice 1956-57

Charles Blackman, Australia b.1928 / The Blue Alice 1956-57 / Tempera, oil and household enamel on composition board / Purchased 2000. The Queensland Government's special Centenary Fund / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © Charles Raymond Blackman 1956-57. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney, 2015 . View full image

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