Duende on theme at CS studios

One of the works in the exhibition Duende at Cstudios Art Gallery.

One of the works in the exhibition Duende at Cstudios Art Gallery.

NEW painting possibilities spontaneously took hold when Hunter women artists chose the theme for an exhibition at Cstudios Art Gallery for their August show. 

The theme they decided on was Duende, which is a Spanish word meaning charm, magnetism, appeal and drawing power. It can also refer to a spirit, goblin or a demon.  

The exhibition displays diverse approaches to express this theme. 

Duende opens on August 5, at 738 Hunter Street, Newcastle West. 

PHANTOM ART

In March 1977, Newcastle Art Gallery officially opened in its current building. Later that same year, the Gallery presented the exhibition Ghost Who Walks Can Never Die, a celebration of pop art inspired by the long running Phantom comics.

And 40 years later the gallery is at it again with The Phantom Show, by local artist Dietmar Lederwasch and Sydney-based artist Peter Kingston.

On now until August 20, entry is free.