Legends with a 50-year legacy

Watters Gallery has asked for some of their favourites back to mount a celebratory anniversary exhibition.
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Frank Watters and Geoffrey Legge, c.1974. Photograph Gerrit Fokkema, courtesy Watters Gallery

50-years is an eternity in any relationship, let alone the survival of a commercial gallery.

This week SH Ervin Gallery celebrated the remarkable half century of the Watters Gallery with an exhibition that “cherry-picked” five decades of painting and sculpture, works loaned back from prominent public and private collections.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina

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