National exhibitions on show in Gosford
GOSFORD Regional Gallery is the venue for two national exhibitions that started this month and continue through until the end of January.
Behind the Lines presents the humour and nostalgia of 2016's best political cartoons, while Bare: Degrees of Undress showcases portraits of some of Australia's most recognisable faces.
Including 59 portraits, Bare investigates elements of nakedness with personalities including Germaine Greer, Ian Thorpe and Billy Slater.
Behind the Lines 2016: The year's best political cartoons from the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House celebrates the role of political cartooning in Australia.
The exhibition features a range of masters of cartoon art including 2016 Cartoonist of the Year, Cathy Wilcox, Alan Moir, Chris Roy Taylor and David Rowe.
With 83 works from 33 cartoonists on display, Behind the Lines 2016 showcases some of Australia's most controversial cartoons that test the boundaries of free speech and the freedom of the press.
Behind the Lines 2016 and Bare will be on display at the gallery until Sunday January 29, 2017.
Also showing at the gallery until January 11, is a series of paintings by Central Coast landscape painter Cathryn McEwen, celebrating the mesmerising visual qualities of water.
A special entry fee of $5 ($3 concessions/$10 family) will be charged for Bare and Behind the Lines. The entry fee covers admission into both exhibitions.
Gosford Regional Gallery is located at 36 Webb St, East Gosford.