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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.

Kitty Kantilla
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.

Living Black
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.

Scott Redford
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

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.


On view:Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road, The Domain
Sydney NSW 2000
Telephone:9225 1744 or toll-free 1800 679 278
Hours:10am until 5pm, 7 days a week
Art After Hours - every Wednesday until 9pm
Closed Christmas Day
(Admission charges apply to the Sidney Nolan exhibition only)
Media Information and Interviews:Susanne Briggs
(02) 9225 1791 or mobile 0412 268 320 Claire Martin
(02) 9225 1734 or mobile 0412 437 588

IMAGE CREDIT: Sidney Nolan Giggle Palace 1945, Collection Art Gallery of New South Wales � The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust; Kutuwalumi Purawarrumpatu Kitty Kantilla Jilamara 1997 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Mobil Oil Australia Limited, Fellow, 1998 � The artist's estate, courtesy of Jilamara Arts & Crafts; August Sander Bohemian (the painter Gottfried Brockmann) 1922, Courtesy The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles � Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur�August Sander Archiv, Cologne. Licensed by Viscopy, Australia.