40 Years Kaldor Public Art Projects
The Art Gallery of New South Wales is celebrating four decades of John Kaldor's public art in an exhibition containing archival material, photographs and unique television footage.
2 October 2009 - 14 February 2010
This major exhibition is the first in Australia of Stieglitz’s photographs. 150 are included and are amongst the very best Stieglitz ever printed. They are also the rarest.
17 June - 5 September 2010
Archibald 2010 Packing Room Prize
Sydney artist Nafisa has been awarded the Packing Room Prize in conjunction with the 2010 Archibald Prize for her portrait of Glenn A. Baker, rock historian and travel writer.
Archibald 2010 People's Choice
Thursday 20 May, 11am
Sydney artist Craig Ruddy has won the 2010 Archibald People’s Choice Prize for his portrait of writer/director Warwick Thornton.
Archibald 2010 winners
Sam Leach wins Archibald Prize 2010 with his portrait of Tim Minchin, and also wins the Wynne prize. Sulman Prizes won by Michael Lindeman.
Friday 26 March 2010
art + soul
Art + Soul explores the diversity of Indigenous culture, drawing on key works from the Gallery’s collection. It reveals the myriad of contemporary artistic expressions that evidence the enduring heritage of Indigenous Australia.
2 October 2010 - 13 February 2011
Art After Hours Archibald 2010
Art After Hours celebrates the Archibald Prize with celebrity talks by Akmal Saleh, Jimeoin and The Kransky Sisters and talks by winning artists and sitters.
April - May 2010
ARTEXPRESS brings together an outstanding and varied selection of artworks produced by teenage artists drawn from works submitted for the NSW Higher School Certificate Visual Art examination.
18 February - 9 May 2010
Brett Whiteley scholarship winner
27 August 2010: Belem Lett, 23, from Sydney has won the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship for his work, refraction 2.0.
27 August – 28 November 2010
Colour, rhythm, design
This exhibition draws upon the Art Gallery of New South Wales' Australian collection of wood and lino cuts from the 1920s and 30s.
13 March - 11 July 2010
More than ten years since they were created, Dadang’s larger-than-life figures maintain their power and relevance. The figures are a tribute to the millions of innocent people killed in times of war and political instability.
25 May - 27 July 2010
David to Cézanne
This exhibition offers an in-depth exploration of the development of French drawing over the course of the 19th century, with works by David, Ingres, Delacroix, Géricault, Millet, Daumier, Manet, Degas, Redon, Moreau, Seurat and Cézanne.
22 September - 5 December 2010
Gallery on iTunes U
Tuesday 22 June 2010: Today the Art Gallery of NSW announced the provision of free access to a selection of rich educational content for life-long learners, students and people interested in knowing more about Sydney’s premier gallery.
Hymn to beauty: the art of Utamaro
This exhibition features over 80 prints from the collection of the Asian Art Museum, National Museums in Berlin showcasing the art of Kitagawa Utamaro, one of the most well-known Japanese artists in the Western world.
13 February - 2 May 2010
This extensive exhibition, comprising prints, photographs, posters and textiles, includes images of the India of the European imagination together with images created under the patronage of foreigners overwhelmed by a totally different country and culture.
19 August – 7 November 2010
Ken Unsworth Popera
Ken Unsworth intends to take the audience on an operatic journey like no other, situated in a temporary theatre installation created in the central court of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
21, 23 & 24 August 2010.
23 April 2010: NSW Minister for the Arts, The Hon Virginia Judge, launched the Gallery's new educational program called Open Gallery, enabling more than 2000 students a year to visit the Gallery.
To celebrate art + soul exhibition, ground-breaking three-part documentary series and the book of the same name, the Gallery will hold an Open Weekend over the October long weekend focusing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
2 - 4 October
Paths to abstraction
More than 150 pivotal works by some of the most influential pioneers of modernism including Whistler, Monet, Cézanne, Matisse, Munch, Gauguin, Picasso, Kandinsky, Klee, Derain, Denis, Duchamp, Braque, and Mondrian among others.
26 June - 19 September 2010
This exhibition will showcase more than 85 of the most significant paintings of Australian artist Rupert Bunny (1864–1947), who was one of the most successful expatriate artists of his generation.
21 November 2009 - 21 February 2010
Sidney Nolan acquisition
Gleeson O’Keefe Foundation provide funds to acquire one of the great Australian paintings of the 20th century for the Art Gallery of New South Wales - Sidney Nolan’s First-class marksman, 1946
Internationally celebrated US sound and media artist Stephen Vitiello will create two extraordinary new art projects in Sydney this August: The Sound of Red Earth and The Birds.
11 August - 12 September 2010
International Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi has been building domestic rooms around well-known public monuments for more than a decade. For the latest Kaldor Public Art Project, two large rooms have been constructed by Nishi outside the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
2 October 2009 - 14 February 2010
Tracey Moffatt lecture
Tracey Moffatt is arguably Australia's most successful international artist. In this lecture, Tracey explores the saga of two generous and brilliant American artists of the 20th century who made stars of other people: photographer Alfred Stieglitz and the pop-star Prince.
Friday 6 August 2010, 6pm
Victorian visions presents an impressive collection of some 45 paintings, watercolours, drawings and sculptures by some of the luminaries of Victorian art, including works by Rossetti, Holman Hunt, Burne-Jones, Leighton, Poynter, Watts and Waterhouse.
20 May - 29 August 2010
Wilderness: Balnaves contemporary painting
Wilderness brings together 14 of Australia’s best contemporary painters including Del Kathryn Barton, Daniel Boyd, Tony Clark, Louise Hearman, Mary Scott, Michael Zavros and Fiona Lowry.
5 March – 23 May 2010