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Sydney's Big Picture
On 29th March 2012, a bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art was unveiled to the public.
WANGECHI MUTUBe drawn into contemplations on beauty, consumerism, colonialism, race, and gender through Mutu’s exquisite, provocative works.
Until 14 August 2013
JEFF WALL PhotographsSee why Wall is recognised as one of the most intriguing and influential artists working today.
1 May - 28 July 2013
VOLUME ONE: MCA COLLECTIONPermanent collection reflecting the breadth of Australian Contemporary Art over the past 20 years.
TONY ALBERT: Projecting our futureThe final part in a major trilogy, the work considers cultural difference in relation to pride, optimism and solidarity.
until 7 July 2013
LLOYD REESOne of Australia’s most admired artists, Lloyd Rees (1895-1988) was also one of the pre-eminent landscape artists of his age.
until 7 Jul 2013
BRENDA L CROFTCroft’s works explore issues faced by many Aboriginal people today, including the ongoing effects of the ‘Stolen Generations’, preconceptions of who is actually of Aboriginal heritage and what an Aboriginal person is supposed to look like in contemporary Australian society.
until 8 Sep 2013
THE SPACE BETWEEN USThe space between us explores the relation between video and performance art through the work of seven talented emerging artists.
until 28 July 2013
BILL HENSON: CLOUD LANDSCAPESThe exhibition highlights Henson’s sustained interest in depicting landscapes as well as figures, while drawing out the importance of music.
until 22 Sep 2013
DADANG CHRISTANTO: THEY GIVE EVIDENCEChristanto’s works speak eloquently for the victims of oppression and social injustice.
15 Sep 2012 – 21 Jul 2013
SOUL OF SIMPLICITY: SEVEN CENTURIES OF KOREAN CERAMICSSuch was the technical prowess of Korean potters, Chinese envoys in the 12th century reported glazes that had the 'radiance of jade and the clarity of water’.
8 Feb 2013 – 21 Apr 2014
257 Oxford Street Paddington NSW 2021
PAT BRASSINGTON | DAVID BURNETT | ROBERT BESANKOPat Brassington À Rebours brings together significant works from the artist’s career, which spans three decades.| David Burnett was one of the last photojournalists to cover the Vietnam War for Life magazine and is one of the few photographers who has created images of all US presidents since JFK.| In the sixth instalment of Robert Besanko’s Contemplations, a project revealed monthly over a twelve month period, audiences are invited to contemplate the unique differences between traditional analogue photography and new digital representations of the works.
1 June – 18 August 2013
ALL FIRED UP: PETER RUSHFORTH, POTTERThis retrospective exhibition celebrates his six decade long contribution to ceramics.
12 JULY - 25 AUGUST (Gallery closed and re-opening from 12 July)
RAÚL CAÑIBANO ERCILLA: A RETROSPECTIVEHis work over the last twenty years records social and environmental reflections of post-revolutionary Cuba. This Photographic Retrospective is an exhibition of cultural diversity, sensitivity and insight.
23 May to 22 July 2013/
HEAD ON PHOTO FESTIVAL /As an artist, Roy is fascinated with the creation of a tragic mythology of self, counterpointing her childhood adventures in the wilds of northern Ontario, Canada. War and Peace presents a collection of tintype portraits of serving military personnel and veterans in a mood of confession, to the camera.
Kourtney Roy’s AUTO MYTHS and Melissa Cacciola’s WAR AND PEACE.
until 15 July 2013
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh NSW 2015
HERE AND NOWHERE AND NOW offers new commissions and limited edition works by Australian artists and designers which are only available at Carriageworks. The spirit of HERE AND NOW is artist-driven and experimental.
until 10 June 2013
Art Gallery, Building E11A, Macquarie University, North Ryde NSW 2109
GALLERYEIGHT 12 Argyle Place Millers Point NSW 2000
BRIDGING: GARY COCKBURN AND KRISTIAN LAEMMLE-RUFF
5th - 23rd JUNE 2013