Collection highlights

John Brack, The Fish Shop 1955, oil on composition board, 70.8 x 60 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art and Design of Australia, to the National Gallery of Victoria 1981. Transferred to Heide Museum of Modern Art by the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria 2005, © Helen Brack
Sydney Ball, Khamsa Blue 1966-67, enamel on plywood, 61 x 132 x 175 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980,  Courtesy of the artist
Mike Brown, Folding Pictorial 1964, enamel and synthetic polymer on composition board, 122 x 183 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © the estate of Mike Brown
Neil Taylor, Theoretical Matter 1999-2000, welded steel, 320 x 304 x 390 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Mapping and Reflection: A Garden Transformed, initiated through Arts Victoria's Victoria Commissions Program, funded by the Community Support Fund of the Victorian Government
Charles Blackman, The Shadow 1953, tempera on cardboard, 59 x 75 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © the artist
Sam Atyeo, The Thinker 1933-35, oil on burlap on canvas, 92 x 57.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © Mrs Sam Atyeo
Anish Kapoor, In the Presence of Form II 1993, portland stone, 110 x 174 x 170 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Georges Mora Foundation with funds donated by the Victor Smorgon Charitable Trust 1993 Courtesy of the artist
Sidney Nolan, Ned Kelly 'Nobody knows anything about my case but myself 1945, enamel on cardboard, 64 x 76 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased with funds provided by the Friends of the Museum of Modern Art at Heide and the Heide Circle of Donors 1998, © The Sidney Nolan Trust
Albert Tucker, The Futile City 1940, oil on cardboard, 45 x 54.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © Estate of Barbara Tucker
Jenny Watson, The Forbidden Object 1985, oil, gouache and mixed media on velvet, 209 x 107.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, The Baillieu Myer Collection of the 80s, Courtesy of the artist
Arthur Boyd, The Kite 1943, oil on muslin on cardboard, 55.4 x 68.7 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © Bundanon Trust
Rick Amor, Running Man 1996-2003, bronze, steel, 65 x 180 x 175 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Commissioned with funds donated by an anonymous donor and Christine Collingwood 1995,  Photograph: John Brash
Danila Vassilieff, Valerie and Betty 1937, oil on plywood, 44.9 x 53.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980
Rose Nolan, Flat Flower 2008, synthetic polymer paint on cardboard installation dimensions variable, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation with the assistance of the Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust, ANZ Trustees, and Lovell Chen Pty Ltd 2011 Courtesy of the artist, © the artist
Peter Booth, Painting 1986, oil on canvas, 167 x 244 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from Powell Street Gallery 1987,  Courtesy of the artist
Jeff Thomson, Cows 1987, painted corrugated iron, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Photograph: John Gollings 2010, © the artist
Kathy Temin, Indoor Monument: Hard Dis-play 1995-2009, synthetic polymer paint on composition board, 600 x 37 x 600 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, © the artist
Matthys Gerber, Black Mojo 2007, oil on canvas, 190 x 272 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Matthys Gerber and Pamela Hansford 2011 Courtesy of the artist
Robert Rooney, After Colonial Cubism 1993, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 122 x 198.3 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation with the assistance of the Heide Foundation Collectors' Group and the Robert Salzer Fund 2008. Courtesy of the artist
Ron Upton, Stages 1, 2 & 3 1981, ferro cement 3 parts: 239 x 126 x 83 cm, 180 x 122 x 80 cm, 162 x 100 x 56 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne Purchased 1996 Courtesy of the artist
Patricia Piccinini, Car Nugget GL - Oil Slick 2001, automotive paint on fibreglass, 100 x 100 x 100 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the Corbett Lyon and Yueji Lyon Collection through the Heide Foundation 2006, © the artist
Arlo Mountford, The Wanderer Meets the Pioneer 2006, digital animation duration: 6.28 min, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation 2006 Courtesy of the artist, © the artist
John Meade, Progeny 2004-05, concrete, fibreglass, steel, 45 x 230 x 230 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation 2006 Courtesy of the artist. Photograph: John Gollings, © the artist
James Gleeson, Rituals for an Anxious Spring 1987, oil on canvas, 182.5 x 274.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, © Gleeson O'Keefe Foundation
Peter D Cole, Red Hill, Black Hill, Green Hill 2006, steel, stainless steel, synthetic polymer paint, 150 x 270 x 600 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Commissioned through the Heide Foundation 2006 in memory of Ken Fletcher, Chairman of Heide Museum of Modern Art, 1998-2002
David McDiarmid, So I walked into the Theatre 1984-85, fabric paint, acrylic and embroidery on patchword cotton, 290 x 160 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the Estate of David McDiarmid 1998, © The Estate of David McDiarmid
Imants Tillers, The Enigma of Arrival XIII 1998, synthetic polymer paint and gouache on 54 canvas boards, 228.5 x 213.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the artist through the 1997 Lowenstein Sharp Arts 21 Fellowship Courtesy of the artist
Anthony Caro, Sidestep 1971, synthetic polymer paint on steel and cor-ten steel, 147.5 x 129.5 x 292 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Tom and Sue Quirk 1998 Courtesy of the artist. Photograph: Jeremy Weihrauch, © the artist
Dennis Oppenheim, Basket and Wave (From Dreams and Nightmares) 1984, synthetic polymer paint on steel, concrete, 792 x 488 x 549 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Dennis Oppenheim and Diana Gibson 1985, Courtesy of the artist
Mirka Mora, The Painting 1961, charcoal and coloured chalks on paper, 51 x 63.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bequest of John and Sunday Reed 1982, © the artist
George Baldessin, Mary Magdalene 1978-83, bronze, 21 x 210 x 32 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Joan Clemenger 1986, © Tess Edwards
Janet Burchill, Stein Path 1999-2000, terracotta bricks, 4032 x 10 x 30 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Mapping and Reflection: A Garden Transformed, initiated through Arts Victoria's Victoria Commissions Program, funded by the Community Support Fund of the Victorian Government Courtesy of the artists. Photograph: Jeremy Weihrauch
Inge King, Rings of Saturn 2005-6, stainless steel, 450 x 450 x 450 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Commissioned through the Heide Foundation with significant assistance from Lindsay and Paula Fox 2005,  Courtesy of the artist,  Photograph: John Gollings
John Brack, The Fish Shop 1955, oil on composition board, 70.8 x 60 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art and Design of Australia, to the National Gallery of Victoria 1981. Transferred to Heide Museum of Modern Art by the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria 2005, © Helen Brack
Sydney Ball, Khamsa Blue 1966-67, enamel on plywood, 61 x 132 x 175 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980,  Courtesy of the artist
Mike Brown, Folding Pictorial 1964, enamel and synthetic polymer on composition board, 122 x 183 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © the estate of Mike Brown
Neil Taylor, Theoretical Matter 1999-2000, welded steel, 320 x 304 x 390 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Mapping and Reflection: A Garden Transformed, initiated through Arts Victoria's Victoria Commissions Program, funded by the Community Support Fund of the Victorian Government
Charles Blackman, The Shadow 1953, tempera on cardboard, 59 x 75 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © the artist
Sam Atyeo, The Thinker 1933-35, oil on burlap on canvas, 92 x 57.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © Mrs Sam Atyeo
Anish Kapoor, In the Presence of Form II 1993, portland stone, 110 x 174 x 170 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Georges Mora Foundation with funds donated by the Victor Smorgon Charitable Trust 1993 Courtesy of the artist
Sidney Nolan, Ned Kelly 'Nobody knows anything about my case but myself 1945, enamel on cardboard, 64 x 76 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased with funds provided by the Friends of the Museum of Modern Art at Heide and the Heide Circle of Donors 1998, © The Sidney Nolan Trust
Albert Tucker, The Futile City 1940, oil on cardboard, 45 x 54.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © Estate of Barbara Tucker
Jenny Watson, The Forbidden Object 1985, oil, gouache and mixed media on velvet, 209 x 107.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, The Baillieu Myer Collection of the 80s, Courtesy of the artist
Arthur Boyd, The Kite 1943, oil on muslin on cardboard, 55.4 x 68.7 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980, © Bundanon Trust
Rick Amor, Running Man 1996-2003, bronze, steel, 65 x 180 x 175 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Commissioned with funds donated by an anonymous donor and Christine Collingwood 1995,  Photograph: John Brash
Danila Vassilieff, Valerie and Betty 1937, oil on plywood, 44.9 x 53.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from John and Sunday Reed 1980
Rose Nolan, Flat Flower 2008, synthetic polymer paint on cardboard installation dimensions variable, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation with the assistance of the Truby and Florence Williams Charitable Trust, ANZ Trustees, and Lovell Chen Pty Ltd 2011 Courtesy of the artist, © the artist
Peter Booth, Painting 1986, oil on canvas, 167 x 244 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased from Powell Street Gallery 1987,  Courtesy of the artist
Jeff Thomson, Cows 1987, painted corrugated iron, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Photograph: John Gollings 2010, © the artist
Kathy Temin, Indoor Monument: Hard Dis-play 1995-2009, synthetic polymer paint on composition board, 600 x 37 x 600 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, © the artist
Matthys Gerber, Black Mojo 2007, oil on canvas, 190 x 272 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Matthys Gerber and Pamela Hansford 2011 Courtesy of the artist
Robert Rooney, After Colonial Cubism 1993, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 122 x 198.3 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation with the assistance of the Heide Foundation Collectors' Group and the Robert Salzer Fund 2008. Courtesy of the artist
Ron Upton, Stages 1, 2 & 3 1981, ferro cement 3 parts: 239 x 126 x 83 cm, 180 x 122 x 80 cm, 162 x 100 x 56 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne Purchased 1996 Courtesy of the artist
Patricia Piccinini, Car Nugget GL - Oil Slick 2001, automotive paint on fibreglass, 100 x 100 x 100 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the Corbett Lyon and Yueji Lyon Collection through the Heide Foundation 2006, © the artist
Arlo Mountford, The Wanderer Meets the Pioneer 2006, digital animation duration: 6.28 min, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation 2006 Courtesy of the artist, © the artist
John Meade, Progeny 2004-05, concrete, fibreglass, steel, 45 x 230 x 230 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Purchased through the Heide Foundation 2006 Courtesy of the artist. Photograph: John Gollings, © the artist
James Gleeson, Rituals for an Anxious Spring 1987, oil on canvas, 182.5 x 274.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, © Gleeson O'Keefe Foundation
Peter D Cole, Red Hill, Black Hill, Green Hill 2006, steel, stainless steel, synthetic polymer paint, 150 x 270 x 600 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Commissioned through the Heide Foundation 2006 in memory of Ken Fletcher, Chairman of Heide Museum of Modern Art, 1998-2002
David McDiarmid, So I walked into the Theatre 1984-85, fabric paint, acrylic and embroidery on patchword cotton, 290 x 160 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the Estate of David McDiarmid 1998, © The Estate of David McDiarmid
Imants Tillers, The Enigma of Arrival XIII 1998, synthetic polymer paint and gouache on 54 canvas boards, 228.5 x 213.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of the artist through the 1997 Lowenstein Sharp Arts 21 Fellowship Courtesy of the artist
Anthony Caro, Sidestep 1971, synthetic polymer paint on steel and cor-ten steel, 147.5 x 129.5 x 292 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Tom and Sue Quirk 1998 Courtesy of the artist. Photograph: Jeremy Weihrauch, © the artist
Dennis Oppenheim, Basket and Wave (From Dreams and Nightmares) 1984, synthetic polymer paint on steel, concrete, 792 x 488 x 549 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Dennis Oppenheim and Diana Gibson 1985, Courtesy of the artist
Mirka Mora, The Painting 1961, charcoal and coloured chalks on paper, 51 x 63.5 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bequest of John and Sunday Reed 1982, © the artist
George Baldessin, Mary Magdalene 1978-83, bronze, 21 x 210 x 32 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Gift of Joan Clemenger 1986, © Tess Edwards
Janet Burchill, Stein Path 1999-2000, terracotta bricks, 4032 x 10 x 30 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Mapping and Reflection: A Garden Transformed, initiated through Arts Victoria's Victoria Commissions Program, funded by the Community Support Fund of the Victorian Government Courtesy of the artists. Photograph: Jeremy Weihrauch
Inge King, Rings of Saturn 2005-6, stainless steel, 450 x 450 x 450 cm, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Commissioned through the Heide Foundation with significant assistance from Lindsay and Paula Fox 2005,  Courtesy of the artist,  Photograph: John Gollings