Stories from the 60s
If you can remember the 60s, you weren’t there... or so the saying goes. Turns out many of the Australian artists in 'Pop to popism' remember the age of pop surprisingly well.
1 year, 4 months ago, by Alexandra Gregg
Our minds were exactly at that line
Over four days last month we created a Sol LeWitt wall drawing at the Gallery, and by ‘we’ I mean 113 members of the public, all following four simple actions stipulated by the artist.
2 years, 1 month ago, by Alexandra Gregg
Up close and personal with America: painting a nation
We used the Google Art Project site to zoom in on the art of some of America's best-loved artists featured in the exhibition 'America: painting a nation'
2 years, 6 months ago, by Alexandra Gregg
The roles of engagement
Speaking about the vulnerability of the performer, artist Christian Thompson observed: ‘Fifty per cent of the audience is already with you; the other 50 per cent you just have to hope will connect in some way.’ So when it comes to performance art, what is the role of the audience?
2 years, 11 months ago, by Alexandra Gregg
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 years, 3 months ago, by Alexandra Gregg