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Brett Whiteley
wildlife and other emergencies

Fri–Sun only 12 Oct 2018 – 12 May 2019

Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills

Special hours

Paintings, drawings and sculptures exploring Whiteley’s favourite theme – animals and birds from observation.

Heaven and earth in Chinese art
treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

2 Feb – 5 May 2019

A rare opportunity to see some of the highest artistic achievements across 5000 years of Chinese history.

Chinese bible
revolution and art in China

3 Nov 2018 – 28 Apr 2019

Intimate recollections from five decades of 20th-century China.

ARTEXPRESS 2019

7 Feb – 28 Apr 2019

This dynamic and popular exhibition features a selection of outstanding student artworks developed for the artmaking component of the HSC examination in Visual Arts 2018.

Brett Whiteley
drawing is everything

15 Dec 2018 – 31 Mar 2019

Looks at the central place of drawing in Brett Whiteley’s art, from his early drawings of Sydney and France to his later lyrical landscapes, interiors and nudes.

William Kentridge
that which we do not remember

8 Sep 2018 – 24 Mar 2019

Features one of the artist’s most ambitious and celebrated video installations – a major new addition to the Gallery’s collection from one of the most powerful voices in art today.

Judy Watson
the edge of memory

10 Nov 2018 – 17 Mar 2019

Paintings, prints and drawings from one of Australia’s most significant artists.

Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

13 Oct 2018 – 3 Mar 2019

Featuring groundbreaking works by the most influential figures of modern art, including Monet, Picasso, Cézanne, Matisse, Gauguin and Kandinsky.

Noŋgirrŋa Marawili
from my heart and mind

3 Nov 2018 – 24 Feb 2019

Artist Noŋgirrŋa Marawili is inspired by the atmospheric effects that are created as country is brought to life through the movement of wind, water or unseen forces.

Yona Lee
in transit (double-function form)

22 Oct 2018 – 17 Feb 2019

Yona Lee gives sculptural form to ‘life on the move’– transient, itinerant, flat-packed and high speed.

Melanesian art: redux

17 Nov 2018 – 17 Feb 2019

Significant works of art acquired by Tony Tuckson for the Gallery’s Pacific collection are on display, some for the first time in four decades.

Tuckson
the abstract sublime

17 Nov 2018 – 17 Feb 2019

Explores the work and legacy of one of Australia’s most significant and influential abstract expressionist artists

Fearless
contemporary South Asian art

21 Jul 2018 – 13 Jan 2019

The Gallery’s first exhibition to focus on women artists with ties to South Asia explores politics, nationalism and the consequences of shifting borders.

Glorious
earthly pleasures and heavenly realms

27 May 2017 – 6 Jan 2019

Now in its second stage, this exhibition presents moments of joy from the Gallery’s collection of Asian art from the first century to the present.