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Friday 16 November 2012


This exhibition of the Australian Bookbinders focuses on contemporary practice in the art form known as design binding. On display are 32 books with unique bindings created by 20 artists.

Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2012

Fri–Sun only 14 Sep – 25 Nov 2012
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Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

A small section of works from this year’s scholarship winner Mitch Cairns and highly commended finalist Tom Polo.

Cate Consandine
Cut Colony

8 Nov 2012 – 6 Jan 2013

In these video works, two staged performances unfold in the spectacular and unforgiving landscapes of clay pans and desert lakes in outback NSW.

Dadang Christanto
They give evidence

15 Sep 2012 – 7 Jul 2013

A reprise of the confronting and moving, larger-than-life sculptures of human suffering by Dadang Christanto.

photography and everyday space

13 Sep 2012 – 3 Feb 2013

Examines photography’s role in transforming the way we perceive, organise and imagine the everyday world, by looking at the changing ways artists have depicted public and private environments.


27 Jun – 2 Dec 2012

Explores the idea of home through the works of Aboriginal artists who belong to nations and language groups that today fall within the area defined as New South Wales.

The London years 1960–67

Fri–Sun only 13 Jul 2012 – 7 Apr 2013
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Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

Explores Brett Whiteley’s art and life from 1960 to 1967. Includes works from his Bathroom, Christie and London Zoo series, and monoprints of conversations with Francis Bacon.