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J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938

Exhibition: Abstraction–Création: J.W. Power in Europe 1921–1938
25 July 2014 to 26 October 2014,

10 am–5 pm daily

Exhibition Gallery, Ground floor


No booking required


The exhibition features the work of J. W. Power, one of Australia’s most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the interwar years. Power studied art in Paris with Fernand Léger at his Académie Moderne and was part of the international group of artists known as Abstraction–Création. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, Power’s paintings from the University of Sydney and his sketchbooks held by the National Library.

Exhibition highlights

Exposing a benefactor of modern Australian art