Gallery

The City of Yarra has a diverse range of contemporary, heritage and public art.

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  • Man painted in yellow paint with feathers in his hair

    Howl Your Troubles

    Howl Your Troubles is part of Thompson's self-portrait series Native Instinct. This work was produced while Thompson was an artist in residence at the Australia Council for the Arts Greene Street Studio in Manhattan.
  • Charcoal Lane Mural image by Bernie Phelan

    Celebration Dreaming

    Yarra City Council received a grant through the Department of Justice and Regulation’s Graffiti Prevention Grants 2016-2017 program to commission a Victorian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander artist to create a meaningful and inspiring artwork across the entire eastern wall of the Charcoal Lane building to focus on Aboriginal identity and culture in Fitzroy and highlight the history and significance of Gertrude Street, this building and this area for the Aboriginal community.
  • Klein, Deborah_Pressed for Time, 2017

    Pressed for Time

    Pressed for Time is part of an ongoing exploration of the absence of women from history, in this case, of Chinese women during the Australian Gold rushes. A detailed study of the period was undertaken, however the women could equally originate from any place or time, including the present.
  • Bateson, TJ_Iteration Silver Field

    Iteration Silver Field

    In Iteration Silver Field, the exploration of colour and low tonality with quiet, muted, rhythmic tonal shifts of a contemplative nature and the broken moment of pattern call for reflection, allowing the many layers to unfold and reveal themselves.
  • Pool mural by artist Stephen Baker

    Pool Parade

    This mural was produced by local artist Stephen Baker as a ‘gift’ to the City of Yarra as part of Council’s Christmas Program. It is located on the Fitzroy Swimming Pool building on Alexandra Parade in Fitzroy.
  • Sculpture in park

    Red running tiger

    Red Running Tiger (Thylacine) was commissioned as one of three artworks by the City of Richmond for the Urban Arts Square project in 1993.
  • Opus 15

    Opus 15

    Opus 15 was commissioned as one of three works by the City of Richmond as part of an Urban Arts Square project in 1993.
  • From Siberia to the Kimberley by John Wolseley

    From Siberia to the Kimberley

    To mark its 30th Anniversary in 2012, Australian Print Workshop in Fitzroy commissioned six leading Australian Artists to collaborate with their Printers to produce an ambitious new suite of work in the print medium. 
  • Falé Machina

    Falé Machina

    Born in New Zealand in 1976 to a Tongan father, Samuel Tupou’s signature is his vivid colour, pop sensibility, industrial materials and street art techniques combined with patterns of traditional Tongan Tapa designs.
  • Wall painting for entrance 2

    Wall painting for entrance

    The three huge colourful shapes of Wall painting for entrance use symmetry, decoration and distortion to create unfamiliar objects that appear to bulge out of, or float away from, the wall. 
  • Curtains by George Baldessin

    Curtains

    This work was produced during the later part of George Baldessin’s life and shows the power and inventiveness of his work, having been influenced during his trips to Europe in the early 1960s. 
  • Winged face seat 2

    Winged Face

    The Winged Face seat celebrates the diversity and creativity of Brunswick Street and the music, food and sun. In 2013, Giuseppe Raneri was commissioned to produce two mosaic seats to join Council’s Public Art Collection.
  • Object (Vase) 2 by Michael Cook

    Object Vase

    In this work Object (Vase) (2015), Aboriginal figures assume the roles of Victorian nobility. Acquired for the Yarra City Council Art Collection in 2015.
  • Cleaning by Sophia Szilagyi

    Clearing

    Clearing (2011) is a digital print by Sophia Szilagyi, a Yarra based artist whose local landscape is a part of her palette, in particular the sky and the Merri Creek area. Images of these are built up into the many layers that make up her work.