Exhibition talks: drawing is everything
Short talks by artists and experts
Drawing was everything for Brett Whiteley, one of Australia’s most treasured artists. Get up close with Whiteley’s expressive drawings in this series of talks, investigating the central place of drawing in his studio practice, his methods and techniques and the inspiration young artists find in his drawings today.
Image: Lucy O’Doherty
Artists Lucy O'Doherty and Tom Polo
Artists Lucy O’Doherty and Tom Polo were the recipient of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship in 2016 and 2015 respectively. Hear them talk about their favourite drawings in the show, the legacy of Brett Whiteley for young artists and the impact of the scholarship.
Wednesday 6 March 2019 5:30pm – 6pm
Conservators Analiese Treacy and Jonathan Dennis
Analiese Treacy and Jonathan Dennis, from the Gallery’s conservation department, will discuss their work on the drawings in preparation for the exhibition.
Wednesday 13 March 2019 5:30pm – 6pm
Curator Anne Ryan
Anne Ryan, the Gallery’s curator of Australian art and curator of the exhibition, Brett Whiteley: drawing is everything, will discuss the major themes and key works.
Wednesday 20 March 2019 5:30pm – 6pm