Art Gallery of NSW

Win a double pass to see Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium at the Art Gallery Of NSW

October 31, 2017

Sydney’s Art Gallery of NSW (from 27 Oct 2017 to 4 Mar 2018) is about to celebrate one of the most renowned photographers of the 20th century, an artist who understood the medium’s ability to alter perceptions and push boundaries. The comprehensive survey of Robert Mapplethorpe’s career, features more than 200 works, from still lifes […]

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Art Gallery of NSW’s Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium is a visceral and stunning study in bold contradictions

October 30, 2017

It is clichéd to say that a picture tells a thousand words. But there’s also some truth to this and one photographer who certainly knew and appreciated how an image could confound or shape one’s perception is Robert Mapplethorpe. He is the late artist, photographer and former muse to Patti Smith. The Perfect Medium is […]

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The National 2017: New Australian Art is now underway across three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions

April 6, 2017

The National 2017: New Australian Art, the first exhibition in a six year partnership, is now underway at three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions – The Art Gallery of NSW, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Presented concurrently across the three institutions, The National 2017 features work by emerging, mid-career and established Australian […]

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7 Arts Events not to miss in Australia in April 2017

March 30, 2017

It’s time to go through our monthly look at the best the art, theatre and cultural industries has to offer this upcoming month around Australia. We have a wide array of things to see, including comedy, spiritual journeys and reliving Whitney Houston movies… on stage! Go out and plan for these upcoming events for April […]

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Arts Review: Adman: Warhol before pop shows a different side to the influential artist

February 26, 2017

For most people the iconic artist, Andy Warhol is synonymous with the colourful pop art of Campbell’s soup cans, portraits of Marilyn Monroe and the record sleeves from The Velvet Underground and The Rolling Stones. What some people may not realise is that Andy Warhol was an accomplished commercial illustrator and draftsman who worked in […]

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibition opens at the Art Gallery of NSW

June 29, 2016

Presenting 33 masterpieces from the collection of Jacques and Natasha Gelman, an exhibition featuring the work of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera has opened this past weekend at the Art Gallery of NSW. Two of modern art history’s most famous names, Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are as famous for their communist leaning […]

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Review: ARTEXPRESS 2016 at The Armoury, Sydney Olympic Park

April 13, 2016

“The exhibition at Sydney Olympic Park has so many elements, including educational resources, people’s choice awards, and other elements that help students, teachers, and the general public, all engage with, and not feel distant from the artworks.” – Curator, Danielle Gullotta. ARTEXPRESS, at the historical Newington Armory, is a free event that showcases the largest […]

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Young Henrys team with Art Gallery of NSW to create an exclusive boutique beer

January 17, 2016

It seems Newtown brewers Young Henrys have joined in on the adoration of Art Gallery of NSW’s current major summer exhibition, The Greats: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, drawing inspiration from the works on display to craft an exclusive boutique brew for the gallery’s Up late with The Greats series. Titled Old Master […]

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