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Sunday 24 November 2013

EXHIBITIONS

America
painting a nation

8 Nov 2013 – 9 Feb 2014

Spectacular landscapes, epic stories and diverse peoples feature in the most expansive historical survey of American art ever presented in Australia, from the colonial era to the mid 20th century.

Brett Whiteley
nature

Fri–Sun only until 18 May 2014

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

Whiteley redefined the way we see the Australian landscape, becoming one of our most celebrated 20th-century painters with his interpretations and moods of the countryside.

Illuminate

16 Nov 2013 – 16 Mar 2014

This immersive installation, created with paper, light, sound and performance, explores ideas of home and housing, culture and community.

Joy before the object

28 Sep 2013 – 2 Feb 2014

Explores the nature of the object and the variety of ways in which artists from the 19th century to today have rendered things photographically and shaped our perception of the material world.

Renaissance to Goya
prints and drawings from Spain

31 Aug – 24 Nov 2013

Over 130 exceptional prints and drawings from the British Museum, which holds one of the finest collections of Spanish drawings in the world.

Soul of simplicity
seven centuries of Korean ceramics

8 Feb 2013 – 21 Apr 2014

Discover the clarity of forms, understated elegance of decoration and subtlety of colour in these exquisite objects from the world’s most outstanding collections of Korean ceramics.

Still life

27 Jul 2013 – 23 Mar 2014

Featuring some of Australia’s most famous and popular artists, this exhibition of 25 works from the Gallery’s collection charts the continuous development of the still life in Australian art.