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Sunday 14 October 2012

EXHIBITIONS

Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2012

Fri–Sun only 14 Sep – 25 Nov 2012
(See exhibition page for exact dates)

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

A small section of works from this year’s scholarship winner Mitch Cairns and highly commended finalist Tom Polo.

Dadang Christanto
They give evidence

15 Sep 2012 – 7 Jul 2013

A reprise of the confronting and moving, larger-than-life sculptures of human suffering by Dadang Christanto.

Eugène Atget
Old Paris

24 Aug – 4 Nov 2012

Lose yourself in the beauty of Old Paris with over 200 rare and original prints from the founder of documentary photography.

Flatlands
photography and everyday space

13 Sep 2012 – 3 Feb 2013

Examines photography’s role in transforming the way we perceive, organise and imagine the everyday world, by looking at the changing ways artists have depicted public and private environments.

Home

27 Jun – 2 Dec 2012

Explores the idea of home through the works of Aboriginal artists who belong to nations and language groups that today fall within the area defined as New South Wales.

Operation art 2012

4 Oct – 21 Oct 2012

An annual exhibition of children’s art from schools throughout NSW created for the Children’s Hospital, Westmead.

Shaun Gladwell
Broken Dance (Beatboxed)

23 Aug – 21 Oct 2012

This mesmerising new work includes one video showing dancers performing a mixture of urban styles, while another features the vocal percussions of a beatboxer.

The London years 1960–67

Fri–Sun only 13 Jul 2012 – 7 Apr 2013
(See exhibition page for exact dates)

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

Explores Brett Whiteley’s art and life from 1960 to 1967. Includes works from his Bathroom, Christie and London Zoo series, and monoprints of conversations with Francis Bacon.

  • 10am

    Gallery opens

    Open every day, except Christmas & Good Friday
  • 11am

    Tour

    Aboriginal art guided tour

    A guided introduction to the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • Tour

    Collection highlights tour

    An introduction to selected highlights from the Gallery's collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • 12pm

    Tour

    Asian art guided tour

    A guided introduction to art from China, Korea, Japan, the Himalayas, India and Southeast Asia

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • Tour

    Contemporary art guided tour

    An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery

    In association with Sol LeWitt.
    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • 2pm

    Tour

    Australian collection guided tour

    An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • 5pm

    Gallery closes

    Some parts of the Gallery have different hours