Ai Weiwei: an archive
‘It’s such a wonderful thing, the Internet,’ says Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. ‘People who don’t know me can see exactly what I’m doing.’ For the 'Go East' exhibition, he has created a new work that is a calligraphic recollection of his blogging and internet activity from 2005 to 2013.
7 months ago, by Macushla Robinson
This is so contemporary
This week the Gallery launches Kaldor Public Art Project 29 by internationally acclaimed artist Tino Sehgal - a piece that breaks all the rules and triggers anarchic and sometimes joyous encounters between the public and the ‘interpreters’ who bring the work to life.
2 years ago, by Macushla Robinson
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.’
3 years, 3 months ago, by Macushla Robinson
Macushla Robinson is a curatorial assistant at the Art Gallery of NSW. She is the assistant curator on the 'Francis Bacon: five decades' exhibition and the author of the artwork entries in the accompanying book. As well as contributing to Gallery publications, she has written art criticism for journals including Art and Australia and Art Monthly.