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Sunday 19 May 2013

EXHIBITIONS

Australia’s most extraordinary art event, the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes is an annual exhibition eagerly anticipated by artists and audiences alike.

Brenda L Croft

6 Apr – 15 Oct 2013

Brenda L Croft’s works present a realistic portrayal of contemporary Aboriginal life – a positive image from an insider’s viewpoint.

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.

Lloyd Rees
paintings, drawings and prints

5 Apr – 21 Jul 2013

Works from the Gallery’s collection by one of Australia’s most admired artists and one of the pre-eminent landscape artists of his age.

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.

The nude
erotic, sensual and sacred

Fri–Sun only 12 Apr – 1 Sep 2013

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

A diverse range of Whiteley works, including rarely exhibited studies, tender paintings, tactile sculptures and frank expressions of the most intimate moments between lovers.

The space between us
Anne Landa Award for video and new media arts 2013

16 May – 28 Jul 2013

Features seven emerging artists connected by their interest in the artist as performer and or as creator/director of performances, and the viewer’s role as an active participant.

Tony Albert
Projecting our future

18 May – 7 Jul 2013

Tony Albert reworks kitsch objects that naively depict Australian Aboriginal people with new painted and graphic elements to create complex installations.

  • 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

    In association with The connoisseur and the philanthropist.
    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • Tour

    Contemporary art guided tour

    An introduction to contemporary art highlights in the Gallery, including current exhibitions

    In association with 19th Biennale of Sydney.
    In association with Sol LeWitt.
    In association with Tino Sehgal.
    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • 1.15pm

    Tour    Contempo

    High tea and a tour

    Anne Landa Award

    Duration 3 hours
    Information desk
    Charges apply

  • 2pm

    Tour

    Australian collection guided tour

    An introduction to selected highlights from the Australian collection

    Duration 1 hour
    Free

  • Performance

    Sydney Poetry 2013

    Jordie Albiston and David Musgrave for SWF

    Duration 2 hours
    Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills
    Free

  • 5pm

    Gallery closes

    Some parts of the Gallery have different hours