Rupert Bunny: artist in Paris Until 21 February
Rupert Bunny (1864–1947) created grand sumptuous paintings of Parisian life in the late 19th century and was one of the most successful painters of his time. This exhibition celebrates this exceptional Australian artist through 100 works from collections around Australia, London and Paris, many never seen before in this country.
All Rupert Bunny special events
Art After Hours program through summer: www.artafterhours.com.au
Free film series – So this is Paris
Rupert Bunny media release
Garden and Cosmos: The Royal Paintings of JodhpurUntil 26 January
Fifty-four exquisite Indian paintings come from the Jodhpur royal collection to Australia for the first time. These rare 17th–19th century works of art are extraordinary in there size and luminous colours. The show comes straight from the British Museum, London, where it received critical acclaim.
Indian summer (Garden and Cosmos) media release
The Dobell Prize for Drawing 2009 Until 31 January
Australia’s richest and most respected award for drawing, the Dobell Prize for Drawing exhibition comprises 46 drawings, including the winning work by Pam Hallandal entitled Tsunami.
Dobell Prize for Drawing media release
40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects Until 14 February
+ Tatzu Nishi: War and peace and in between
An exhibition celebrating 40 years of ambitious and influential art projects + the latest project, where visitors can walk into surreal spaces created by Tatzu Nishi constructed around sculptures outside the front of the Gallery.
40 Years media release
Tatzu Nishi media release
6 Photographers 5 December 2009 – 7 March 2010
Twenty-nine photographs by Gordon Andrews, Max Dupain, Kerry Dundas, Hal Missingham, Axel Poignant and David Potts, capturing the old, the new and the everyday. These six Australian photographers first exhibited together in 1955 in a key exhibition that represented a shift from the traditions of pictorialism to the recording of contemporary life.
6 Photographers media release