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Exhibition talks: ARTEXPRESS 2017

Hear from the curator

Image: Georgina Kozlova, Fairvale High School Self-portrait with different states of mind (detail), ARTEXPRESS 2017

Wednesdays 5.30pm
8-22 February 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Contemporary galleries
Free

Talk: Archive factory

Inside the archives of Andy Warhol, Max Dupain and Frank Hinder

Image: Frank Hinder Preliminary ideas, 'Parsons’ NY 1929 (detail), Frank Hinder Archive at the Art Gallery of New South Wales Archive

Wednesday 22 February 2017, 6pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

ReCollection: Ford Madox Brown

Hear from curator Anne Gerard-Austin

Image: Ford Madox Brown Chaucer at the court of Edward III 1847-51 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 2 March 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Jain religious manuscript

Hear from conservator Sarah Bunn

Image: The levels of Hell early 19th century, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 9 March 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Rayner Hoff

Hear from artist Deborah Beck

Image: Rayner Hoff Australian Venus c1927 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 16 March 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Destiny Deacon

Hear from curator Coby Edgar

Image: Destiny Deacon Over the fence (detail) from the series Sad & bad 2000, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Destiny Deacon. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursday 23 March 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Curator’s lecture: Adman

Hear about Andy Warhol before pop

Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Saturday 25 March 2017, 11am

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre
Free, bookings required

Curators’ tours: John Olsen

Hear the stories behind the artist and exhibition

Image: John Olsen Nightfall, when wattle stains the doubting heart 1980 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © John Olsen, licensed by Viscopy, Australia

Wednesdays 5.30pm
15-29 March 2017

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Major exhibition gallery
Free with exhibition entry

ReCollection: George W Lambert

Hear from art historian Andrew Yip

Image: George W Lambert Across the black soil plains 1899 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales

Thursday 30 March 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Panel: Situating practice

A conversation about art and Australian identity

Image: Tom Nicholson Comparative monument (Shellal) 2014-16 (detail), installation view, The Jerusalem Show VIII, Qalandiya International Palestine, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane © the artist

Thursday 30 March 2017, 12.30pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free, bookings required

Artist talks and performance: The National 2017

Meet some of the artists

Image: Gunybi Ganambarr Coastline of Grindall Bay 2016 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © the artist

Thursday 30 March 2017
See listing for details

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Lower level 2
Free

ReCollection: teamLab

Hear from conservator Asti Sherring

Image: teamLab Flowers and People – Gold 2015 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © teamLab, courtesy Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

Thursday 6 April 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Grace Crowley

Hear from artist Sarah Mosca

Image: Grace Crowley Portrait of Lucie Beynis 1929 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Reproduced with permission of Grace Crowley Estate

Thursday 13 April 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Richard Serra

Hear from installer Nik Reith

Image: Richard Serra Plate pole prop 1969, 1983, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Richard Serra. ARS/Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Thursday 20 April 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Joy Hester

Hear from curator Anne Ryan

Image: Joy Hester Figure with scales 1957 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Joy Hester. Licensed by Viscopy

Thursday 27 April 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

Introductory talk: Adman

A short overview of the exhibition

Image: Philip Pearlstein Andy Warhol in New York City c1949 (detail), Philip Pearlstein papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Wednesdays 10.30am
Saturdays 2.30pm
25 February – 27 May 2017 (except 1, 26 April)

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium
Free

Exhibition talks: The National 2017

Get to know the artists and their work

Image: Khaled Sabsabi Guerrilla 2016 (detail). Courtesy the artist and Art Gallery of New South Wales © the artist

Wednesdays 5.30pm
5-26 April, 14-28 June 2017

Free