Salient - Contemporary Artists at the Western Front

In 2017, almost a century after the guns had fallen silent, twelve leading Australian artists visited the World War One battlefields of the Western Front. Deidre Bean, Harrie Fasher, Paul Ferman, Michelle Hiscock, Ross Laurie, Steve Lopes, Euan MacLeod, Ian Marr, Idris Murphy Amanda Penrose Hart, Luke Sciberras and Wendy Sharpe each created new work in response to their experience of both the history and the present-day reality of these sites.


Salient: Contemporary Artists at the Western Front brings together the work they created, a series of poignant artworks that include paintings, drawings, photography and sculpture. sculpture
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A touring exhibition by New England Regional Art Museum and King Street Gallery.

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Exhibiting from 12 May to 30 June 2019. Opening night 6pm Saturday 11 May 2019. Free entry with refreshments courtesy of Small Forest Wines, Hunter Belle Cheese, Pukara Estate and Double Picc.

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Artwork: Euan Macleod, Heaven and Hell  2017, oil on polyester, 100 x 124cm. Image courtesy of the artist and King Street Gallery.