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自1974年成立以来, Murdoch University's Art Collection has grown to become a collection of national significance, as well as shaping the cultural identity and academic experience of our students.

大发体育在线大学,我们相信艺术能激发和促进变化. Through art, we see new perspectives, feel differently and find creative solutions. The priority given to making contemporary art accessible in a variety of our campus settings ensures Murdoch University is truly rich in cultural wealth and this is integral to the teaching and learning experience of our students, 员工和更广泛的社区.

This is realised by curated displays of the University’s Art Collection throughout various campus locations including 大发体育在线美术馆, Geoffrey Bolton 图书馆, lecture theatres, foyers, tutorial rooms, offices and boardrooms. 在这些设置中物理编织, 收藏对所有人开放,学生可以与之互动, 日常工作人员和访客.

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Our Collection consists of over 2000 artworks that reflect the creative vitality and diversity of Australian contemporary visual arts practice.

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上图:托尼·艾伯特,《大发体育在线》第34号(细节),2020年. Collage, printed photograph, vintage Captain Cook ephemera on archival paper, 57 x 76cm. 购买了2020.

除了在我们的建筑中展示我们的收藏, Murdoch University also commissions site-specific artworks within a variety of campus precincts. Public art projects are supported by the University’s public art policy in which a percentage of all capital and refurbishment project budgets are committed to commissioning or purchasing artworks.

Site-specific art commissions play an important role in enhancing the University’s built environment and its public spaces, giving each space a distinct identity and providing visually stimulating and inspiring surroundings to further enhance student 生活. Public artworks on campus also assist in strengthening 社区 pride and ownership, whilst contributing to the development and promotion of Murdoch University’s cultural capital.

To find out more about our collection, download a copy of our latest publication.

治理

Murdoch University's Art Collection Board is an advisory body that provides the Vice Chancellor with counsel regarding art acquisitions, 策略和项目.

目前的董事会成员

布兰登·芒罗 ——椅子

伊丽莎白·康斯特布尔博士 ——外部代表

海伦卡罗尔 ——外部代表

托尼庄 -外部代表(法定代表人 & 校友)

马修年轻 -职员代表(专业服务)

朱莉·怀特洛克 ——参议院代表

格兰特教授奥尼尔 -教职员代表(学术)

马克•斯图尔特 -艺术馆长兼当然委员

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上图:Hermannsburg艺术家(Ewald NAMATJIRA), Cordula EBATARINJA, 以挪士NAMATJIRA出身的地方, 奥托PAREROULTJA), 无标题的, 1954. 纸上的水彩画,每幅约29 x 39厘米. 2018年拉维尼娅·辛克莱庄园.

历史

1970s–80s

Murdoch University's Art Collection was established with a series of generous donations commemorating the University’s inauguration in 1974. 最明显的是, the University received eleven items donated by Dr Harold Schenberg (featuring works by Ian 费尔韦瑟, 伦纳德法国, 罗兰·瓦克林和玛格丽特·伍德沃德), 还买了一幅路易斯·卡汉的沃尔特·默多克爵士的画像.

In 1975, the University’s 参议院 formed an Art 收购 Committee to establish an art collection. Professor Geoffrey Bolton was appointed Chair and the University’s 图书馆 was given the responsibility to catalogue and manage the Collection. 整个70年代和80年代, the Collection advanced with purchased and donated artworks by artists including Charles Blackman, 罗伯特·杰科, 劳埃德·里斯, 雅各布·爱普斯坦, Sidney Nolan和Tjapaltjarri Tim Leura.

罗伯特·朱尼珀的作品
Robert JUNIPER, Cotswolds Landscape, 1983. 亚克力和木炭,亚麻布,182 x 232厘米(双联画). 1983年由西澳大利亚农村和工业银行捐赠.

1990s

In 1995, Angie Beck was appointed as the Collection’s first part-time curator. In 1997, the Art 收购 Committee disbanded to make way for an advisory board chaired by esteemed curator John Stringer. 提供来自视觉的表示 艺术行业, the 大发体育在线艺术收藏 Board observed curation and management of the Collection and provided the Vice Chancellor with strategic counsel.

In 1999, the Board implemented its first acquisitions policy and aimed to develop and maintain a distinctive art collection of the highest calibre. 重要的收购包括汉斯·阿克菲尔德的艺术品, Jarinyanu大卫·唐斯, 朱莉·道林, 托尼 Jones, Brian McKay, Queenie McKenzie Nakarra, Sidney Nolan, Miriam Stannage and John Tarry.

无名艺术家创作的普库马尼波兰人
无名艺术家,普库马尼波兰人(细节),c1980. 天然赭石和合成粘合剂在铁木上,尺寸可变. 捐赠给John Roberts AO, 1998年.

2000s

该收藏在21世纪初蓬勃发展, 随着第一位全职馆长的任命, 马克•斯图尔特, 随着资金的增加, 资源及在大学的优先事项中占有更大的地位. 正在进行的开发得到了专业的支持 artwork acquisitions, public art commissions and successful fundraising campaigns.

In 2006, the first major review of the Collection’s acquisition strategy was undertaken to explore opportunities for future focus and development. As a result, additional focus areas such as abstraction, photo media and Indigenous art from urban 偏远的社区被引入.

The strategic acquisition of a wide range of art from nationally recognised artists included works by 托尼 Albert, 布莱恩·布兰奇福劳, 帕特Brassington, 菲奥娜福利, 罗德尼•格里克, 布伦特哈里斯, robert继续希克斯, 乔安娜羊肉, 珍妮特·劳伦斯, 帕特里克绿豆绿豆, 莉娜Nyadbi, 罗伯特·欧文, 克里斯托弗·皮斯, 特雷弗·理查兹, 吉玛史密斯, 亚历克斯施普伦贝格, 达伦·西尔维斯特和卡尔·维伯克.

艺术品,杰玛·史密斯
杰玛·史密斯,博尔德2号,2008年. 丙烯酸塑料,94 x 64厘米. 购买了2009.
布莱恩·麦凯的艺术作品
布莱恩·麦凯,几何学家,1973年. 船上的帆布油画. 91 x 122厘米. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Dr Jeffrey and Di Hay 2011.

2010s

In 2016, the University introduced a public art strategy in which a percentage of budget for all building and refurbishment projects is allocated towards the purchase of artwork. 

In 2017, Alan Dodge在服务9年后从董事会退休, 在11月开幕之后 大发体育在线美术馆

Highly experienced and respected curator and art consultant Margaret Moore commenced in the role of the Art Collection Board’s fourth Chair in 2018.

在此期间值得注意的收购包括阿卜杜勒·阿卜杜拉的作品, 阿卜杜拉·阿卜杜勒·拉赫曼, 布鲁克安德鲁, 詹姆斯·安格斯, 内森的胡子, Jan Billycan, 安德鲁•布朗, 苏珊娜Castleden, Dadang Christanto, 蒂莫西·库克, 贝文蜂蜜, 基蒂Kantilla, 迷迭香莱恩, 丹尼Mellor, 安德鲁·尼科尔斯, 约翰·尼克松, 迈克尔·莱利, 布拉德轮辋, 海伦史密斯, Wakartu科里惊喜, 基督教汤普森, 房地美蒂姆斯, Trevor Vickers和Anne Zahalka. 

罗斯玛丽·莱恩的作品
罗斯玛丽·莱恩,《大发体育在线》,2013年周三. C型相片,110 x 198厘米. 购买了2014.
艺术作品:内森的胡子
内森的胡子, 广告Matres系列, 2014-17从左上顺时针:Supodj, Hoongtong, Boonlaern, Rampai / Samniang /该中心/ Pornjit, Hoong, 桑旁, Samlee, Boondta. Unique state digital prints on archival paper, with Swarovski crystal elements. 购买了2017.

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