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Friday 29 July 2016

EXHIBITIONS

The Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes is an annual exhibition eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.

Brett Whiteley
tributes

Fri–Sun only until 13 Nov 2016

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

In mono-prints, drawings and paintings, Brett Whiteley paid tribute to Francis Bacon, Henri Matisse, Vincent van Gogh, Bob Dylan and Arthur Rimbaud as subject and inspiration.

Eko Nugroho
Lot lost

until 2017

With its distinctive fusion of styles and influences, the art of this acclaimed Indonesian artist defies categorisation.

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

until 9 Oct 2016

Masterpieces by the two leading figures of Mexican 20th-century art, drawn from the renowned collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman.

Manifesto

until 13 Nov 2016

In this video installation, German artist Julian Rosefeldt works with Australian actor Cate Blanchett to give new life to some of the most famous and provocative writings by artists of the modern era.

Sentient lands

until 2017

Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition considers the diversity of ancestors who inhabit and enliven country and the complex, ongoing attachments to country held by Aboriginal people.

From figurative painting to video installation and architectural invention, this exhibition showcases a diverse range of media and presents a cross-section of contemporary approaches to artmaking.

Does the art of our time still offer signs and symbols to live by? From Colin McCahon to Cy Twombly, the artists in this exhibition all respond to this question in different ways.

Tracey Moffatt
Laudanum and other works

until 4 Sep 2016

Tracey Moffatt is one of Australia’s most influential artists and the Gallery has a substantial collection of her work, including the photographic series Laudanum and Plantation and the montage videos Love and Other.

Yuendumu
of fire and water

until Nov 2016

Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition showcases prints and paintings from the community of Yuendumu, most of which refer to the elements of fire or water or both.