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Open Weekend at the Gallery

2, 3 & 4 October

Open weekend at the Gallery
Image credits left to right: Gurrir Gurrir performance Warmun community East Kimberley, Mark Olive aka the ‘Black Olive’, Bangarra dance Theatre, Warwick Thornton, Lenie namatjira and Ivy Pareroultja, Russell Smith as ngununy the cheeky fruit bat.

As part of the soon-to-be-aired art + soul television series, written and narrated by Hetti Perkins, and the book art + soul, the Art Gallery of New South Wales presents the art + soul exhibition during an ‘Open Weekend at the Gallery’, which will celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture.

The exhibition highlights the artists and art featured in the groundbreaking three-part documentary series. Some of the 40-plus artists include: Destiny Deacon, Richard Bell, Mervyn Bishop, Tommy McRae, Ricky Maynard, Ginger Riley Munduwalawala, Judy Watson, Brenda L Croft, Emily Kam Ngwarray, John Mawurndjul, Naata Nungurrayi and Rusty Peters.

art + soul exhibition

As part of the soon-to-be-aired art + soul television series, written and narrated by Hetti Perkins, and the book art + soul, the Art Gallery of New South Wales presents the art + soul exhibition during an ‘Open Weekend at the Gallery’, which will celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture.

The exhibition highlights the artists and art featured in the groundbreaking three-part documentary series. Some of the 40-plus artists include: Destiny Deacon, Richard Bell, Mervyn Bishop, Tommy McRae, Ricky Maynard, Ginger Riley Munduwalawala, Judy Watson, Brenda L Croft, Emily Kam Ngwarray, John Mawurndjul, Naata Nungurrayi and Rusty Peters.

On view
2 Oct – 4 Oct 2010
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney

Admission
Free

Media contact

Susanne Briggs
Tel +61 2 9225 1791
Mob 0412 268 320
susanne.briggs@ag.nsw.gov.au

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