Enjoy the many exhibitions and events at the Art Gallery of New South Wales during the holidays.
Open daily (except Christmas Day)
Sidney Nolan: A new retrospective
Until 3 February 08
Discover the genius of Sidney Nolan, one of Australia’s greatest painters, in this major survey of his celebrated career.
Extraordinary images of ordinary people: The photographs of August Sander from the J Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Until 3 February 08 – free entry
Over 155 photographs never before seen in Australia.
Mountains & streams: Chinese paintings from the NGV collection
Until 10 February 08 – free entry
Rare scrolls and porcelain from the 14th to 20th centuries.
Until 21 January 08 - free entry
A tribute to the renowned Tiwi artist Kitty Kantilla (Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu) including works on paper, canvas, bark paintings and sculptures.
20 December 07 to 29 June 08 – free entry
Inspired by the title of the late Kevin Gilbert’s award-winning book ‘Living Black’, this exhibition from the Gallery’s permanent collection features works that favour a darker palette or graphic aesthetic.
12 December 07 to 13 April 08 – free entry
Queensland artist Scott Redford presents a series of surf paintings.
Art After Hours – free
The gallery stays open every Wednesday until 9pm, with exhibitions, celebrity talks, music performances and film screenings.
For full program of events go to www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/events
Brett Whiteley Studio
2 Raper Street, Surry Hills
The Poetic Eye: Poetry, music and living on the edge
Until 6 April 08
Brett Whiteley was inspired by a number of artists, poets, musicians and writers throughout his life. This exhibition is centred on Whiteley’s acclaimed self portrait and mural painting of 1972-73, Alchemy.