Vale Pam Hallandal
Vale Pam Hallandal, Australian sculptor, printmaker, draughtswoman and two-time winner of the Dobell Prize for Drawing.
9 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.
11 months 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.
2 years, 3 months ago, by Anne Ryan
Vale Sydney Ball
Sydney Ball – Australian painter, draughtsman, sculptor and printmaker - has died at the age of 83.
2 years, 4 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, 11 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.
3 years, 5 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, 7 months 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, 8 months ago, by Anne Ryan