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  • A Pearce of his art

    Some years ago, we in the Gallery Shop suffered through what I think of as The Great Australian Out-Of-Printing of 2007. Virtually every book on general Australian art history disappeared from the shelves. But fresh titles on Australian art have given us cause for celebration.

    4 weeks, 1 day ago, by Holly Bennett

  • The eyes have it

    Dazzled by the shine of Reko Rennie’s high-impact installations? He’s got the perfect shades for that!

    1 month, 3 weeks ago, by Holly Bennett

  • Chance of afternoon Spowers

    On days of unpredicted precipitation the Gallery’s forecourt resembles one of our most beloved artworks, Ethel Spowers’s Wet afternoon.

    2 months, 3 weeks ago, by Holly Bennett

  • In space, no one can hear you read

    Art theory books blow my mind. They’re like papery pellets of concentrated intelligence. I’ll pick one up, open to any page and try a bit. Next thing I know I’ve swallowed the end of the chapter.

    3 months, 2 weeks ago, by Holly Bennett

  • Everyone's a critic

    For too long, art criticism has been the province of a beret-clad elite. Now everyone can play at that game with the Art Critic range from the Gallery Shop.

    4 months ago, by Holly Bennett

  • Craftershock!

    Winter is marching on us. Arm yourself with knitting needle and crochet hook, sharpen your scissors and stack your yarn balls high.

    4 months, 3 weeks ago, by Holly Bennett

  • A winner by design

    I always thought it was pretty special and now it’s got a certificate to prove it. Our children’s book 'My Australian art' has won a national museum design award.

    6 months ago, by Holly Bennett

  • Hole lot of fun

    It’s difficult for me to stay calm when recommending Hervé Tullet’s books for children. It’s not just that his books are inventive; it’s that they inspire inventiveness.

    7 months ago, by Holly Bennett

  • An art of gold

    The PUSHMATAaHA jewellery range was custom-designed and hand-made for the Gallery Shop to complement the Afghanistan exhibition.

    7 months, 2 weeks ago, by Holly Bennett

  • Perplex yourself

    These books from the Gallery Shop will make your eyes spin and your stomach flip-flop, with op art illusions, hidden pictures and digital designs that seem to vibrate off the page or twist your mental map in knots.

    8 months ago, by Holly Bennett

  • Re-tales from the Gallery Shop

    Visitors to the shop already know us as a place to find stunning art books, gorgeous gifts and impeccable directions to the toilets. Now, keeping up with the latest arrivals and developments is just a click away.

    8 months, 1 week ago, by Holly Bennett