Ângela Ferreira and Narelle Jubelin
This is the second collaborative exhibition of Ângela Ferreira and Narelle Jubelin and will feature two new video works that have grown from a dialogue between the artists, two photographs by Ferreira and a suite of Jubelin's exquisite petit points.
19 February - 14 June 2009
Óscar Muñoz is a senior Colombian artist whose work combines traditional drawing skills with video in a completely original and surprising way.
19 February - 14 June 2009
Presenting 29 photographs from the late 1940s to mid 1950s which were part of an exhibition by six Australian photographers held at David Jones Gallery, Sydney in May 1955.
5 December 2009 - 7 March 2010
9 Shades of Whiteley Regional Tour
This exhibition includes 20 Whiteley works and traces the artist’s life and career and it is the first time a Brett Whiteley exhibition has toured to regional Australia since the Brett Whiteley Studio opened in 1995. The exhibition will travel to 6 regional centres across 3 states (NSW, VIC and QLD) over 13 months.
From July 2008
Anne Landa Award 09 winner
The winner of the 2009 Anne Landa Award for video and new media arts is Australian artist TV Moore.
7 May - 19 July 2009
Anne Landa Award 2009
The Anne Landa Award was the first biennial exhibition in Australia for moving image and new media work with an acquisitive award of $25,000. The artists in this exhibition consider what it means to transform the self into another persona – as a doppelgänger, and includes video, interactive robotics and digital photography
7 May - 19 July 2009
Art After Hours April 2009
April Art after Hours includes celebrity talks with Sarah-Jane Clarke and Heidi Middleton in conversation with Helen Grasswill and Moya Sayer-Jones in conversation with Paul Jackson and Paul Livingston.
Art After Hours August 2009
August Art After Hours presents talks associated with Silk Ikats of Central Asia and . Highlights include Linda Jackson and Moffatt Oxenbould.
Art after Hours December 2009
Art after Hours December events include a celebrity concert by Monsieur Camembert and a celebrity talk by Annabel Crabb.
Art after Hours February 2009
Art after Hours in February includes talks with Rachel Perkins and Darren Dale as well as an interview with Lionel Rose followed by the fascinating documentary on his life. Visit the Gallery and view the annual ARTEXPRESS exhibition which opens on 14 February.
Art After Hours January 2009
January Art After Hours includes a special family performance by Etcetera Duo. Also featuring Sandman & Flacco and Bob Brown. This is the last chance to see MONET AND THE IMPRESSIONISTS which closes on 26 January
Art After Hours July 2009
July events include celebrity talks and musical performances together with special talks celebrating NAIDOC week.
Art After Hours June 2009
Art After Hours events for June include a poetry reading and celebrity talks with artists associated with Intensely Dutch: image, abstraction and the word
Art after Hours March 2009
The ARCHIBALD PRIZE 2009 commences 7 March. Join us for talks with the winner and selected artists. The popular film program resumes with a series on contemporary Korean cinema. Celebrity talks, a musical performance with Wes Carr and a diverse range of new exhibitions make this an exciting time to visit the Gallery.
Art after Hours November 2009
November sees the opening of three new exhibitions together with talks by Richard Glover and Jonathan Biggins as well as live music in the Artbar.
Art after Hours October 2009
October Art After Hours celebrates 40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects with music, celebrity and exhibition talks including John Kaldor, and Imants Tillers in conversation with Fenella Kernebone.
Art after Hours September 2009
September Art After Hours celebrates the re-opening of the Grand Courts with talks inspired by the Gallery's collection of European masters, icons of Australian colonial art, and significant Indigenous works.
The annual ARTEXPRESS exhibition brings together an outstanding and varied selection of artworks that were submitted for the NSW Higher School Certificate Visual Art examination.
14 February - 19 April 2009
BWTAS 09 winner
Nicole Kelly from Engadine in New South Wales is the winner of the eleventh Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship for her work 'Figure in landscape', 2009, oil on canvas. Finalists exhibited at the Brett Whiteley Studio, 12 September - 29 November 2009
Dobell Prize Winner 2009
Pam Hallandal is the winner of the Dobell Prize for Drawing 2009 for her work Tsunami.
6 November 2009 - 31 January 2010
Grand Courts Re-opening
The Art Gallery of New South Wales Grand Courts will re-open to the public on an open weekend (September 12 & 13) with more than 50 free events.
Half Light is the first major survey of indigenous artists engaging with the photographic medium and the portrait. This exhibition includes 140 works by 15 of Australia's most renowned Indigenous artists.
21 November 2008 - 22 February 2009
Indian Summer at the Gallery
Garden and cosmos: the royal paintings of Jodhpur is part of Indian Summer at the Gallery. This extraordinary exhibition of 54 Indian paintings comes from the royal collection at the Mehrangarh Museum Trust in Jodhpur. This is the first time these rare paintings have been seen outside India.
29 October 2009 - 26 January 2010
This exhibition presents the art of fifteen of the most important Dutch artists of the post-war period and provides a rare first-hand introduction to modern Dutch art and poetry.
5 June - 23 August 2009
Sydney-based artist Justene Williams' installation of six new video works explores avant-garde performance and the history of image-making.
19 February - 14 June 2009
Korea Dreaming is a festival devoted to contemporary South Korean cinema screening in conjunction with Korean Dreams exhibition.
11 March - 7 June 2009
This is the gallery's first exhibition of traditional Korean painting and includes a selection of some 40 decorative paintings and screens dating from the 17th to 19th centuries.
5 March to 8 June 2009
This exhibtion highlights 24 works which were gifted to the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1956 collected from a scientific expedition led by anthropologist Charles Pearcy Mountford in 1948.
21 March - 3 June 2009
Packing Room Prize winner 09
Sydney artist Paul Jackson is the winner of the 2009 Packing Room Prize for his portrait of Flacco, the comic creation of stage and film actor Paul Livingston.
Archibald Wynne & Sulman Prizes exhibition: 7 March - 24 May 2009
Printmaking in the Age of Romanticism is a display of some 150 works from the Gallery's collection of European prints with an emphasis on works produced in England and France in the decades before 1850.
6 August - 25 October 2009
Silk Ikats includes 50 exotic and colourful robes and textiles, wall coverings and jewellery originating mainly from Uzbekistan in Central Asia.
2 July - 6 October 2009
This focus exhibition features one of the Gallery’s favourite paintings, Sydney Long’s Art Nouveau masterpiece Pan. Displayed as part of the group of works by Long from the Gallery’s collection.
6 June - 30 August 2009
Tackling THE FIELD
This exhibition explores, through six works in the Gallery's collection the impact upon artistic practice in Australia of The Field exhibition held in Melbourne in 1968.
5 September - 29 November 2009
Drawn from the Gallery's collection this exhibition celebrates the lives and outstanding work of eight distinguished Aboriginal artists working in diverse mediums and styles.
Until 6 December 2009
Tim Johnson: Painting Ideas
A major retrospective of Tim Johnson will feature 55 of his key works from 1970 to the present.This exhibition focuses on Johnson's engagement with Aboriginal culture, belief in collaboration and his search for spiritual meaning.
13 March - 17 May 2009
Two contemporary projects
Two contemporary projects: et al. maintenance of social solidarity and Nicholas Mangan Between a rock and a hard place.
25 June - 13 September 2009