The cracks of Jealousy
It's one of Tom Roberts' most important studio paintings of the 1880s but it's rarely been seen due to its poor condition. A new conservation project is underway to change that.
1 week, 2 days ago, by Andrea Nottage
Programmed for love
You'd think a universal subject such as love would be a dream theme when it came to planning a series of public programs and events at the Gallery. As it turns out, love ain’t easy.
3 months, 1 week ago, by Alexandra Gregg
Bacon and beer: Australians in London
There once was a time when being an Australian in London meant more than fetching the beers. It meant engaging in a world of ideas.
4 months ago, by Andrew Yip
Preserving the posters of Toulouse-Lautrec
Conservators have the ability to reduce the signs of aging - even when an object is over 100 years old.
5 months ago, by Analiese Treacy
Tick, tick, tick... Bacon and time
What have snail slime, police mug shots and a 17th-century painting of a cardinal's head got to do with a Bacon triptych?
5 months, 3 weeks ago, by Josephine Touma
Class, crims, sex and Soho
Trampling taboos in post-war London
6 months, 3 weeks ago, by Robert Herbert
Picasso and Bacon: two giants of art
Francis Bacon once said, ‘It was after staying in Paris, where I saw an exhibition of Picasso, that I said to myself that I was going to paint.’
7 months, 1 week ago, by Macushla Robinson
Conserving a Gallery favourite
It’s one of the Gallery’s most-loved works of art and now it’s back on display in its magnificent gold-leaf gilded frame after a major conservation project that was also an Australian first.
8 months ago, by Carolyn Murphy
When Brett met Francis
Australian art was ‘hot’ in London when 20-year-old Brett Whiteley arrived in early 1960, courtesy of the Italian Government Travelling Art Scholarship.
10 months, 2 weeks ago, by Emma Collerton
A fish tale
Sometimes a chance encounter with a work of art can have unexpected ramifications years later.
10 months, 3 weeks ago, by Khanh Trinh