Cutting Through Time – Cressida Campbell, Margaret Preston, and The Japanese Print

This major ticketed exhibition at Geelong Gallery examines the influence of Japanese woodblock prints, or ukiyo-e, on painter-printmakers Margaret Preston and Cressida Campbell. The first significant exhibition in Victoria to focus on modernist artist Margaret Preston in over a decade, Cutting Through Time also celebrates contemporary artist Cressida Campbell. The curation of the exhibition places the artists’ oeuvres in conversation with each other and with historical Japanese ukiyo-e prints from the late 18th to mid 19th centuries, many drawn from Geelong Gallery’s own collection. The collection works are bolstered by additional Preston works drawn from the National Gallery of Australia and Art Gallery of New South Wales’ holdings, as well as Campbell’s prints and painted woodblocks loaned by private collectors. Cutting Through Time runs from May 18 to July 28, 2024.

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