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Coming ReCollection talk events (view Calendar)

From old favourites to hidden gems, discover the Gallery’s collection one artwork at a time in these lunchtime talks. Each week an artist, curator or conservator will explore an artwork of their choice, speaking from their area of expertise or a personal perspective.

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

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

ReCollection: Kevin Gilbert

Hear from archivist Shari Lett

Image: Kevin Gilbert Christmas Eve in the land of the dispossessed 1968 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Kevin Gilbert Estate

Thursday 4 May 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery
Free

ReCollection: David Stephenson

Hear from curator Isobel Parker Philip

Image: David Stephenson Untitled pinhole photograph (no. 49/3) 1989 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © David Stephenson

Thursday 11 May 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Hilda Rix Nicholas

Hear from curator Nick Yelverton

Image: Hilda Rix Nicholas Through the gum trees, Toongabbie c1920 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of Hilda Rix Nicholas

Thursday 18 May 2017, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free