Ken Unsworth Suspended stone circle II 1974-77, 1988 (detail) © Ken Unsworth
With the gift of the John Kaldor Family Collection, the Art Gallery of NSW has the most comprehensive representation of contemporary art in the country from the 1960s to the present day.
The contemporary galleries feature a vibrant selection of international and Australian contemporary art.
Recently installed is Ken Unsworth’s extraordinary Suspended stone circle II, one of the Gallery’s most popular works, and newly acquired works by Ed Ruscha and Yinka Shonibare.
The changing display includes works by Carl Andre, Mikala Dwyer, Tracey Emin, Jonathan Jones, Sol LeWitt, Richard Long, TV Moore, Gloria Tamerre Petyarre, Ugo Rondinone, Richard Serra and Frank Stella, among others.
In a special commission, Gregor Schneider has created an 11 × 4 metre 'haunting room’, titled Basement Keller Haus u r (Basement cellar house) 1985-2012.
The galleries are also home to the contemporary project space and its temporary exhibitions of works by living artists.
AGNSW contemporary galleries are supported by the Belgiorno-Nettis family.
Note: although this information is regularly updated, specific works on display may change without notice.