Vale Pam Hallandal
Vale Pam Hallandal, Australian sculptor, printmaker, draughtswoman and two-time winner of the Dobell Prize for Drawing.
3 months, 3 weeks ago, by Anne Ryan
Vale Charles Blackman
Vale Charles Blackman, one of the most celebrated Australian figurative artists of the 20th century.
4 months, 4 weeks ago, by Anne Ryan
Ben Quilty etching to say thanks
Artist Ben Quilty has created a poignant etching, which the Gallery's Foundation has published as a limited-edition print and presented to long-term supporters as a gesture of thanks.
1 year, 9 months ago, by Anne Ryan
Vale Sydney Ball
Sydney Ball – Australian painter, draughtsman, sculptor and printmaker - has died at the age of 83.
1 year, 10 months ago, by Anne Ryan
When I was a kid I was notorious for disappearing for hours to read. I am grateful for those adults that indulged my anti-social tendencies as a child, leaving me be to inhabit the world of literature and learn my first lessons in drawing stories.
2 years, 5 months ago, by Anne Ryan
Judy Cassab remembered
Artist Judy Cassab AO CBE (1920-2015) left an indelible mark on the story of Australian art, which was remembered at a memorial event held on 11 February at the Gallery. Among the speakers were The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, former Justice of the High Court, whose speech we've reproduced.
2 years, 11 months ago, by Anne Ryan
Art on the farm
Witnessing the landscape around Walcha with local artist Ross Laurie proved a revelation in many unexpected ways.
4 years, 1 month ago, by Anne Ryan
Drawing in the Dandenongs
A visit to the artist's farm and studio brings an even greater respect for the ambition and persistence needed by Mary Tonkin to make her extraordinary 14-metre-long charcoal drawing.
4 years, 2 months ago, by Anne Ryan