Melbourne, 17 May 2016 — 5 Jun 2016

35 Derby Street [PO Box 1183], Collingwood 3066

White on white
- Peter Wegner

While my recent work has focused on portraiture and figurative subjects, the study and examination of the human, I have long held the desire to rekindle my interest in still life. To look inwards, closer to home, to the domestic. My wife Jenny’s wealth of collected objects offered the first spark for this new exploration. These beautiful shapes that curve and twist in an elegance that reminded me of my early childhood when such objects were a familiar part of our own household. The matte white glaze that was popular in the 50’s and 60’s and the quality of whiteness piqued my interest.

Peter Wegner
Figurative painter, sculptor and draughtsman Peter Wegner received a postgraduate diploma in fine arts from …
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Peter Wegner – Spectrum Article, October 29 2021

Image: Cover of Spectrum, The Age, October 30 2021 We asked Archibald winner Peter Wegner to paint himself at 100. …

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Peter Wegner – Drawn From Life

Image above: Close-up detail of Portrait Magazine featuring Peter Wegner’s drawings of Marg Mossop (2015) and Hilda Heley (2015) In …

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Congratulations to Peter Wegner – Winner of the Archibald Prize 2021

Above image: Peter Wegner  Portrait of Guy Warren at 100  oil on canvas  120.5 x 151.5 cm Peter Wegner has won …

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Jenny Rodgerson and Christine Wrest-Smith – Finalists in the Rick Amor Self Portrait Prize 2022

Jenny Rodgerson  Self portrait  2022  oil on linen   Congratulations to Jenny Rodgerson and Christine Wrest-Smith who have been selected …

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Peter Wegner – The Centenarians, Benalla Art Gallery

Peter Wegner  Bill Gregory 2022 Benalla  2022  pencil and beeswax on paper  64 x 48 cm In July, Benalla Art …

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Glenn Morgan and Jenny Rodgerson – Finalists in the Darling Portrait Prize 2022.

Jenny Rodgerson  Vegan in a leather coat  2022  oil on linen Congratulations to Glenn Morgan and Jenny Rodgerson, who have …

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Janet Luxton – Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize People’s Choice Award Winner

Above image: Janet Luxton On Mount Olympus 2022  oil on Belgian linen  150 x 130 cm Congratulations to Janet Luxton …

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Colin Lanceley: Earthly Delights – National Art School Gallery

Colin Lanceley  Chablis  1980-81  oil, mixed media and wood on canvas  143 x 220 x 18 cm (Image © the …

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Sue Anderson ‘Keep awesome’ Exhibition at Brimbank Community and Civic Centre Gallery

Sue Anderson  Keep awesome, Tanglewood 2014  oil on linen  90 x 110 cm   Sue Anderson’s solo exhibition Keep awesome …

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August Carpenter in ‘Alter’ Exhibition – Divisions Gallery

The Actions of Storms; a terrible reputation   2021  monotype on 250gsm Velin Arches paper  120 x 80 cm August Carpenter …

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Danielle Creenaune – International Print Exhibitions

Above image: Danielle Creenaune  Near ground  2022  lithograph on somerset satin white paper  edition 12 43 cm x 37 cm Following …

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Philip Davey and Wayne Viney in ‘Sage Advice’ exhibition – Whitehorse Artspace

Wayne Viney  Mallee flood plain VIII  2021 monotype  45 x 46 cm Philip Davey and Wayne Viney are included in …

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‘Erwin Fabian: Sculptor’ by Sasha Grishin

Australian Galleries is delighted to present the new publication Erwin Fabian: Sculptor by Sasha Grishin Erwin Fabian was one of …

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