Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker at Monash Gallery of Art
Through a diverse range of immersive and thought-provoking works, the exhibition explores views of our culture, our identity and our nationhood. Reflecting Australia’s multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-faith nature, this audacious exhibition enables a creative and often very personal exploration of the question ‘is there something new under the sun?’
The 15 artists not only interrogate the social and political implications embedded within this image but also challenge the ...
Victorian Watercolours Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW
Victorian watercolours were among the very first works of art acquired by the Art Gallery of NSW. Painted in an elaborate, highly finished style that claimed consideration on equal terms with oil painting, they were highly prized in the 19th century. Watercolour painters embraced new and ambitious subjects and usually displayed their pictures in ornate gold frames to set off their jewel-like colours.
Following an extensive conservation project, this exhibition is ...
Series Mania Melbourne at ACMI
“Series Mania is to TV Drama what the Cannes Film Festival is to film” – Variety
Film Victoria and ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image) have announced a joint partnership which will bring Series Mania, the world’s most prestigious festival of international television, to Melbourne, Australia.
Over four days Series Mania Melbourne will deliver program highlights from Paris’ Series Mania 2017, with over 40 free screenings of premiere seasons of some of the best new ...
Wallace & Gromit and Friends – The Magic of Aardman Exhibition at ACMI
In our latest exhibition, take an extraordinary trip from sketches and models through to elaborate sets as these beloved characters take shape on screen. Highlighting over 350 objects from Aardman’s most amazing animations, celebrate the Oscar-winning studio’s unique artistic vision.
Wander among Wallace’s cracking contraptions along with over 50 authentic film sets, including Gromit’s famous vegetable garden, city streets from Shaun the Sheep the Movie, the flying machine from ...
O’Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism Exhibition at QAG
Born in the late nineteenth century, the three painters came of age during the 1910s and '20s, decades of great social and cultural transition. While they were not connected by personal familiarity or direct correspondence, they were kindred spirits, rejecting the artistic conventions of the past and forging new ways of picturing the changing world.
United by their love of nature, O'Keeffe, Preston and Cossington Smith developed subjects from their immediate surroundings into distinct ...
Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe Exhibition at GoMA
The exhibition follows Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow, Hawkeye and their allies and adversaries from comic book to cinema screen as it explores the interconnected films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
It features more than 500 artworks from Marvel's archives and private collections, with iconic objects such as Thor's hammer, Captain America's shield and Iron Man's armour. Alongside the original comic books which introduced the characters and ...
Van Gogh and the Seasons Exhibition at NGV
Van Gogh and the Seasons is presented within sections devoted to each of the four seasons. Viewers are invited to explore Van Gogh’s profound connection to nature through nearly 50 paintings and paintings, many of which depict places that were the setting for defining moments in the artist’s tumultuous life. Drawing extensively from Van Gogh’s personal letters and research into his interest in literature and nature, Van Gogh and the Seasons provides insight into the influences and ...
Film Noir at GoMA
'Film Noir' considers a history of this distinctly American style. It brings together a selection of pre-noir films from the 1920s and 1930s, including beloved gangster stories (Underworld 1927, Josef von Sternberg) and influential German expressionist films (M 1931, Fritz Lang), alongside film noir classics (Double Indemnity 1944, Billy Wilder; The Big Sleep 1946, Howard Hawks). It also considers contemporary cinemas with the themes and aesthetics of film noir (Taxi Driver 1976, Martin ...
Atong Atem Exhibition at Sydney Customs House
Atong Atem's works pay homage to West African studio photography in the 1960s popularised by those such as Mallik Sidibé and Seydou Keïta, whose works subverted the ethnographic gaze traditionally seen in colonial Africa. Following this tradition, Atong Atem turns the lens back on herself and her community, reclaiming the very tool that was used to deny black identity.
Critical, sentimental, and visually striking, Atem’s studio series use an array of cultural ...
Lawrence Weiner – Out of sight Exhibition at NGV
Weiner’s signature is his text-based work. His language takes on a new dimension with OUT OF SIGHT, where its presentation takes the form of a game that invites viewers to engage with the work through motion.
Locations already on the calendar for OUT OF SIGHT include Miami, New York, Houston, Chicago and Shanghai. Additional venues in Asia, Europe and the United States will be confirmed in 2017. At NGV International the work is installed in English.