Luke Smythe
Colin McCahon: Letters and Numbers

Colin McCahon: Letters and Numbers

National Gallery of Victoria
14 November 2019 – April 2020

By Luke Smythe

McCahon's centenary began in August, and to mark the occasion curator Jane Devery has mounted Letters and Numbers, a one-room exhibition featuring all six works from the NGV collection and five loans that are promised to the gallery. The show is weighted heavily toward the later years of McCahon's career, which ran from the late 1930s until the early 1980s. The only work to pr...