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Signs and symbols to live by

16 Jun 2016 – 16 Mar 2017

Does the art of our time still offer signs and symbols to live by? From Colin McCahon to Cy Twombly, the artists in this exhibition all respond to this question in different ways.

New matter
recent forms of photography

10 Sep 2016 – 26 Feb 2017

Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition features recent work by Australian and international photographers who expand the limits of photographic representation.

Manifesto

28 May 2016 – 19 Feb 2017

In this video installation, German artist Julian Rosefeldt works with Australian actor Cate Blanchett to give new life to some of the most famous and provocative writings by artists of the modern era.

Eko Nugroho
Lot lost

25 Jun 2016 – 19 Feb 2017

With its distinctive fusion of styles and influences, the art of this acclaimed Indonesian artist defies categorisation.

Yes yes yes yes
graphics from the 1960s and 1970s

22 Dec 2016 – 19 Feb 2017

Discover the playful spirit, visual energy and political thrust of graphic art from the 1960s and 1970s.

Nude
art from the Tate collection

5 Nov 2016 – 5 Feb 2017

Over 100 major representations of the nude, including paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints by renowned artists such as Pablo Picasso, Lucian Freud, Henri Matisse and Louise Bourgeois.

Art from Milingimbi
taking memories back

12 Nov 2016 – 29 Jan 2017

Presents the Gallery’s exceptional collection of exquisite bark paintings and sculptural forms from the small island community of Milingimbi in Arnhem Land.

Yuendumu
of fire and water

4 Jun 2016 – 8 Jan 2017

Drawn from the Gallery’s collection, this exhibition showcases prints and paintings from the community of Yuendumu, most of which refer to the elements of fire or water or both.