18 February - 17 April 2005

This exhibition of paintings, prints, drawings and mixed media from Western Australian collections celebrates the prolific career of Brett Whiteley, an artist whose life was written into his drawings and paintings.

Born in Sydney in 1939, Brett Whiteley's great natural talent for drawing, charisma and energy gained him early success and international acclaim. Twice winner of the Archibald Prize, Whiteley is one of Australia's best known and popular artists.

Featuring a selection of works from some of the key themes throughout Whiteley's career, the exhibition includes images of the artist's muse in his studio. evocative landscapes, birds and animals, abstractions, portraiture and of course iconic views of Sydney Harbour.

With our thanks to:

The Curtin University of Technology Art Collection

Edith Cowan University Art Collection

Kerry Stokes Collection

Private Collection, Perth

The University of Western Australia

Wesfarmers Arts

The Jo Lagerberg Collection

This exhibition coincides with the Holmes à Court Gallery's 5th annniversary celebration of being open to the public.