AMAZE Gallery - on display

Highlights include Fake truths: An historical novel – a collection of paintings and stories in response to items in the Library’s collection – by artist Hadyn Wilson (Artist in Residence, 2020); portraits of prominent women by Sydney artist Peter Kingston; illustrated logbooks of the voyage of the Kathleen Gillett (1947–48) by Jack Earl, one of the founders of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race; and a selection of rare books by Italian poet, writer and philosopher Dante Alighieri.

Ita Buttrose portrait, Peter Kingston, 2020

Sydney artist Peter Kingston was a Pop artist in the 1970s and has been exhibiting his work in...

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The Vision of Hell, 1868 by Dante Alighieri, illustrated by Gustave Doré

The Italian poet Dante Alighieri died in 1321. Seven hundred years later, the world is joining...

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Jack Earl logbooks

These beautifully illustrated logbooks record a detailed account of the circumnavigation of the...

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FAKE TRUTHS: The Black Snake Club (Bertha Lawson)

The story of Henry Lawson is well known and many anthologies on his life and work have covered...

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June Dally-Watkins portrait, Peter Kingston, 2020

Sydney artist Peter Kingston was a Pop artist in the 1970s and has been exhibiting his work in...

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FAKE TRUTHS: Alfred William Eustace, Hans Heysen and Peter Wohlleben

Hans Heysen, Peter Wohllemben & Alfred William Eustace are three unlikely but sympathetic...

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FAKE TRUTHS: Eleanor Parks and the letter to her son Richard Parkes Bonington

Richard Parkes Bonington was an English Artist who lived for the last years of this life on the...

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Rosaleen Norton portrait, Peter Kingston, 2020

Sydney artist Peter Kingston was a Pop artist in the 1970s and has been exhibiting his work in...

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FAKE TRUTHS: Winifred Redmond

Winifred Redmond was a remarkable woman who, like so many mostly forgotten colonial women had an...

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FAKE TRUTHS: George Lambert & Thea

George Lambert’s life and art seemed on the surface enviable and perhaps for the most part it was...

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