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Tuesday 12 February 2013

EXHIBITIONS

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.

Francis Bacon
five decades

17 Nov 2012 – 24 Feb 2013

Surveying Bacon’s life and work, this is the first major exhibition in Australia of rare works by this towering figure of 20th-century art.

A collection of images on paper related to India, including prints, lithographs and chromolithographs, photographs, posters, paintings and drawings.

Papunya Tula
works on paper

13 Dec 2012 – 24 Mar 2013

Works from the early 1970s to a landmark 2009 print portfolio, including leading artists such as Timmy Payungka Tjapangati, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Doreen Reid Nakamarra and Naata Nungurrayi.

Soul of simplicity
seven centuries of Korean ceramics

until 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.

Over 50 works by two iconic fashion photographers, from the Gallery’s photography collection.

We used to talk about love
Balnaves contemporary: photomedia

31 Jan – 21 Apr 2013

This exhibition of photomedia, video, collage, sculpture and installation considers the variegated terrain of love’s language – joy, elation, desire, eroticism, longing, loss, melancholia and memory.

  • 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

    Cantonese-language guided tour

    粵語導覽

    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

    In association with The connoisseur and the philanthropist.
    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