John Rigby: Monumental Colour

Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 to Saturday, 15 February, 2020

John RIGBY | Western Suburbs, c1990 | oil on canvas board | photographed by Carl Warner.

One of Australia’s most acclaimed painters, John Rigby enjoyed a career that spanned over 70 years. For the first time, the life and art of John Rigby will be told through the stories and memories of his three children, Mark, Renee and Tony.

 

Over his career he has become known for his masterful handling of colour. John Rigby: Monumental Colour highlights Rigby’s progression as an artist, from his subdued earlier works through to his signature style of bright and bold canvases. Experience Rigby’s travels to exotic destinations, interactions with some of Australia’s most brilliant minds, and relationships with those whom he held dear.

 

Exhibition developed by Moreton Bay Regional Council.

Opening Celebrations for John Rigby: Monumental Colour 7 December 2019. For more information visit the gallery website.