Artist Helen Wright discusses works in the collection that have inspired, influenced or simply delighted her.
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Explore artists and works back to 2005 in the annual exhibition of outstanding student artworks, developed for the HSC examination in Visual Arts in NSW.
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Drawing is a fundamental way to observe, interpret and comprehend the world around us. But how much of what we see and draw is coloured by memory, history and imagination? Artists Helen Wright and Jack Stahel like to reimagine the world in their complex drawings that combine fantasy and reality. Their imaginative drawings of teetering architectural structures and ‘imaginary science’ are part of our new exhibition Real Worlds: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2020. Next week on art After Hours Online, writer and broadcaster Yumi Stynes asks the artists about their unique observations of our fragile and nonsensical world and places a microscope on the bizarre year that has been 2020.
With the Archibald Prize conditions specifying that entering artists must be residents of Australasia, New Zealand artists, and sitters, have been part of the prize since its early days.
The Brett Whiteley Studio at 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills was the workplace and home of one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, and is now a museum managed by the Gallery. It’s open to the general public from 10am to 4pm Thursday to Sunday. No tickets or bookings required.
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