Archive for the ‘Yellow House Sydney’ Category

George – back on home ground, Rockin’ Rockdale!!! 

Gittoes is the master to open door to young artists.

Joyce Gittoes Ceramic Art 

I recently had the privilege to undertake a 20 day internship at the Powerhouse Museum under the supervision of curator, Paul Donnelly. I was given the task of documenting an acquisition consisting of a series of ceramic pieces by Joyce Gittoes (b.1915). Researching the life of Joyce has been an immense honour as she has had an amazing […]

Puppetry and George Gittoes 

A few photographs of the puppets that were made by Australian artist George Gittoes, with the help of his mother Joyce Gittoes.

George Gittoes Puppets 

Photography by Anne-Marie Van de Ven © Powerhouse Museum, all rights reserved Recently I was invited to visit the studio of Australian artist and filmmaker, George Gittoes to inspect his collection of Yellow House Puppet Theatre puppets paintings, ceramics and etchings. Today Gittoes is an internationally renowned filmmaker, but in the Sixties, he was a co-founder of the Yellow House, one […]