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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: Dora Ohlfsen and the facade commission

Hear from artist Shireen Taweel

Image: Dora Ohlfsen The awakening of Australian art 1907, one of three bronze medallions, Art Gallery of New South Wales, purchased 1910

Thursday 20 February 2020, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Unknown artist

Hear from the Gallery's curator Yin Cao

Image: Lotus pond bowl 14th century (detail), Yuan dynasty 1279 – 1368 Jingdezhen ware,
porcelain decorated with splashed brown iron spots and covered with a 'qingbai’ glaze,
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Edward and Goldie Sternberg Chinese Art Purchase Fund 1999

Thursday 27 February 2020, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Soda_Jerk

Hear from the Gallery's film curator Ruby Arrowsmith-Todd

Image: Soda_Jerk After the rainbow from the series Dark matter 2009, remastered 2016
single or dual channel digital video, digitally remastered, colour, sound
duration: 00:05:42 min; aspect ratio: 16:9 single channel, 4:3 dual channel, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Viktoria Marinov Bequest Fund 2016 © Soda_Jerk

Thursday 5 March 2020, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free

ReCollection: Monira Al Qadiri

Hear from Yung Ma, artistic director of the 2020 Seoul Mediacity Biennale

Image: Monira Al Qadiri Diver 2018 (detail). Single-channel video projection, colour, sound 4:13 min. On loan from the artist. © Monira Al Qadiri

Thursday 12 March 2020, 12pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Ticketing and information desk
Free