Fa’afafine is a Sāmoan word used to broadly describe those who are gifted in the spirit of more than one gender. At Art After Hours on 3 June, join artist Shigeyuki Kihara as she talks about her work in the Go East exhibition then moderates a panel of Australia-based Sāmoan Fa’afafine in the first of our Quiet riot talks.
Join collector, designer and author Claudia Chan Shaw for a journey back in time, exploring Shanghai and Beijing, from the imperial past to today.
Entries are open to the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2015 competition. Explore past finalists and winners and find out how to enter.
Budding artists between the ages of 5 and 18 are invited to submit a portrait for the Art Gallery of NSW’s Young Archie competition.
Congratulations to the winner and finalists in our Instagram competition, which asked people to look beyond the cliches and capture their Australia.
Explore artists and works back to 2005 in the annual exhibition of outstanding student artworks, developed for the HSC examination in Visual Arts in NSW.
We’ve launched two innovative digital tools – Art Sets and Art Tours – offering new ways to interact with the Gallery.
The first time I saw Grayson Perry I didn’t see Grayson, I saw Claire. Like millions of others on news services worldwide I watched Claire, the British artist’s alter-ego, accept his 2003 Turner Prize in full party dress – that is, in full child, female child’s, party dress.
Last week! Catch this exhibition at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills before it closes at the end of May. Alchemy-pop reveals Brett Whiteley as an artist who uses all manner of styles, movements and other influences – including pop art – as well as contemporary events and his own life.
A number of exceptional Australian art acquisitions, including Grace Cossington Smith’s 1956 masterpiece The window, are on display in the newly reopened Australian galleries.