EMBELLISH | Hilda Rix Nicholas & The Art of Costume
5 May - 18 June
OPENS FRIDAY 4 MAY 6PM
This important retrospective exhibition from the Rix Wright collection, includes paintings, works on paper and sketches as well as photographs, ephemera and costumes.
Hilda Rix Nicholas made a significant contribution to Australian art in the period between the First and Second World Wars with her nationalist landscapes and spirited portraits of soldiers. In France she also achieved a remarkable level of success and recognition for an Australian artist, particularly for her orientalist and pastoral subject paintings and drawings.