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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.


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.

Yirrkala drawings

12 Dec 2013 – 23 Feb 2014

Vibrant crayon drawings, produced by senior ceremonial leaders at Yirrkala in Arhnem Land in 1946-47, are displayed for the first time alongside the work of their descendants in this important exhibition.

Tino Sehgal
This is so contemporary

6 Feb – 23 Feb 2014

Tino Sehgal is known for his innovative works that consist purely of live encounters between people in museums. This 29th Kaldor Public Art Project is presented in association with the Art Gallery of NSW.

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.

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.

Ian Milliss and Lucas Ihlein
The Yeomans Project

28 Nov 2013 – 27 Jan 2014

Based on the figure of Australian farmer and engineer PA Yeomans, this project proposes new, creative and sustainable ways of working with the land.