In Depth

Ben Quilty, Karla Dickens, Vincent Namatjira star in CrownLand show

Jim Kellar
August 26 2023 - 4:00am
Maitland Regional Art Gallery director Gerry Bobsien in front of The Crown, a painting by Vincent Namatjira and Ben Quilty, in the CrownLand exhibition. Picture by Simone De Peak
Maitland Regional Art Gallery director Gerry Bobsien in front of The Crown, a painting by Vincent Namatjira and Ben Quilty, in the CrownLand exhibition. Picture by Simone De Peak

It's clear that a great art gallery can and should be the town square in today's world, a place where people gather, toss up ideas, engage in deep and meaningful discussions - or at the very least, have a good laugh over a difference of opinion.

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Jim Kellar

Jim Kellar

Weekender Editor

Jim Kellar writes about culture, art, food and music. He's been a journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1997. jkellar@newcastleherald.com.au

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