Still Life Linocut (c1930) by Alice Newell (Buda Collection)
This special tour will focus on the Leviny’s extensive art collection and their role in establishing the Castlemaine Art Museum.
Following on from Sarah Frazer’s wonderful Creating CAM: A herstory in cloth and conversation and her Mother’s Day presentation at Buda, we take a look at what inspired the Leviny sisters in their collection of works and their influence during CAM’s formative years.
$15/$12 conc. and Friends of Buda.
Hollyhocks (1929) Hand-coloured woodcut by Margaret Preston (Buda Collection)
Orchids (1925) Hand-coloured woodcut by Margaret Preston (Buda Collection)
The Levinys had correspondence with Margaret Preston in 1941.
Gum Trees (c1910) Watercolour by Elsie (Hake) Barlow (Buda Collection)
Believed to have been purchased by the Levinys from her 1912 solo exhibition in the Mechanics Institute, Castlemaine.