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Art in Parliament

Parliament House has an extensive art collection of contemporary and historical importance. Focused on Western Australian artists and incorporating significant public figures, Indigenous story and culture, our evolving landscape, and endemic flora and fauna, the collection represents who we are as a state and how we have evolved over time.

Abstracts

A fascinating depiction of shape, form and colour.
‘What they know won’t hurt them’, a painting by artist Shaun Atkinson

Aboriginal art

Honours the culture and identity of Aboriginal people.
Painting entitled ‘Seasonal Hunters’ by renowned Aboriginal artist, Tjyllyungoo Lance Chadd

Landscapes

Reflects changing landscapes in local government areas.
A member seated in a corridor of Parliament below a landscape painting depicting the Swan River and the city of Perth