Hertha Kluge-Pott

b. 1934

Printmaker Hertha Kluge-Pott studied at the Braunschweig School of Applied Art and the Berlin Academy of Art, in Germany between 1953 and 1958. On her arrival in Australia she later completed a Diploma in Fine Art at RMIT between 1960 and 1963. She established a workshop in Melbourne at the Melbourne State College in 1968 where she taught until 1978. Kluge-Pott has held solo exhibitions since 1972 in Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Geelong. Her work has been in group exhibitions including the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Spring Festival between 1984 and 1990, the Henri Worland Prize between 1981 and 1992 and several print council of Australia touring exhibitions. Kluge-Pott was awarded the Geelong Print Prize in 1966, the Henri Worland Acquisitive Prize in 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1991 and the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery acquisitive award in 1982, 1984 and 1988. Kluge-Pott lectured art RMIT between 1979 and 1994, and at Victorian College of the Arts in 1995. Her work is represented by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; the Print Council of Australia, Melbourne; Artbank, Sydney and several regional and university galleries.

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Print-Making in the Collection – Gippsland Art Gallery

Image above: Publication cover detail,  featuring Wayne Viney  Clearing storm  2000  monotype on paper  17.5 x 17.4 cm A number …

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Nature Nurturing Art Exhibition: WAMA Project

Image above: Heather Shimmen  Cry  2008  linocut on paper and organza  edition 15  88cm x 70cm WAMA Foundation Inc. presents Nature Nurturing …

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Marking Out the Territory: Six Australian Printmakers

Image above: Hertha Kluge-Pott  Wings of kelp – page 4  2009  Drypoint on orange stained rice paper  edition 6  45 x …

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Geoffrey Bartlett – Newhaven Public Art Commission

We are delighted to share these images from Geoffrey Bartlett with his recently installed sculpture, Alpha, for the Newhaven Public …

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Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider – Tarrawarra Museum of Art

Image above: Sidney Nolan  The Myth Rider  1958-59  polyvinyl acetate on composition board  122 x 152 cm (Copyright the Trustees …

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Jeffrey Smart – National Gallery of Australia

Image above: Jeffrey Smart  Labyrinth  2011  oil on canvas  100 x 100 cm The National Gallery of Australia is today …

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For the Love of Trees – Burrinja’s creative response to the devastating June storm event

Image above: Mary Tonkin  After, Kalorama  2021  oil on linen  183 x 320 cm We are delighted to share this …

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Angus Fisher – Winner of the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021

Image: Angus Fisher with winning work Carrion #3 at the Hawkesbury Art Prize 2021 A huge congratulations for Angus Fisher who …

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Dianne Fogwell – Artist of the Year, 31st Annual ACT Arts Awards

Image credit: Holly Treadaway Congratulations to printmaker, Dianne Fogwell, who has been announced as Artist of the Year at the …

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Martin King – Finalist in the 2021 Grace Cossington Smith Art Award

Image above: Martin King  Hoodwinks and lyres, the moment  2019  graphite and watercolour on drafting film and paper  110 x …

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August Carpenter – Artist Profile Feature

Image above: August Carpenter  The Actions of Storms; sleep movements  2021  monotype on 250gsm Velin Arches paper  120 x 80 …

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Michael Le Grand – Winner 2021 Deakin University Small Sculpture Award

Image above: Michael Le Grand  Transit  2021  painted steel  12 x 22 x 13 cm Congratulations to Michael Le Grand …

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En Plein Air at Tower Hill

The Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG) will celebrate the early days of summer this year and invite you to the Wallawar …

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