Earthly delights surveys the significant creative achievements of Colin Lanceley (1938-2015) over five decades from the 1960s to 2012. This exhibition traces the evolution of his work from the early, raw collages made as a member of the Imitation Realists, an artist collaborative group formed at NAS, to his assembled sculptures of the mid-1960s and his subsequent incorporation of hand-carved assemblage into his painted surfaces over ensuing decades.
John Olsen: Goya’s Dog spans eight decades of the artist’s practice, from the 1950s, when he first visited Spain, to the present.
Captivate: Stories from the National Art School and Darlinghurst Gaol reveals some of the incredible stories ‘behind the walls’, including infamous inmates such as the bushranger Captain Starlight, through to the many famous artists that have shaped the National Art School over the past 100 years; its influential academic staff, life models, commercial and graphic designers, unsung women artists and of course the incredible legacy of its alumni, featuring many of Australia’s most significant artists.
Presenting a selection of recent works by more than 30 international contemporary artists, EuroVisions features a vibrant cross-section of leading tendencies in art from Europe.
Hope in Hell is a rich visual account of one of the oldest and best-preserved examples of colonial Sydney architecture, the Darlinghurst Gaol.
In the 1920s and 1930s, Rayner Hoff was the most gifted – and controversial – public sculptor in Australia.
The fascinating story of how a deredlict wing of Darlinghurst Gaol became the Cell Block Theatre.