August 28, 2010 to June 30, 2011
art + soul explores the diversity of Indigenous culture through three themes: ‘home and away’, ‘dreams and nightmares’ and ‘bitter and sweet’. Drawing on key works from the Art Gallery of NSW collection, it reveals the myriad contemporary artistic expressions that evidence the enduring heritage of Indigenous Australia, in all its diversity and complexity.
This exhibition highlights the artists and art featured in the groundbreaking three-part documentary series art + soul televised on ABC late last year.
October 22, 2010 to January 16, 2011
Elizabeth Kelly, a Canberra-based glass artist, presents a range of recent work that combines exquisite skill and beauty with a deep concern for environmental sustainability.
When: Exhibiton closes 16th January
Where: Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, National Art Glass Gallery
October 30, 2010 to February 27, 2011
Space invaders surveys the past 10 years of Australian street art. Featuring 150 works by over 40 Australian artists, this exhibition celebrates the energy of street-based creativity and recognises street stencils, posters, paste-ups, zines and stickers as comprising a recent chapter in the development of Australian prints and drawings.
A major strength of Australian street art is its ability to mix pop-culture imagery with political messages. From hard-hitting protest to political satire, clever combinations of sarcasm, mockery and parody, the means to mix art, politics and the street press is now in the hands of a new generation of Australian artists.
National Gallery of Australia: Parkes Place, Canberra
30 Oct 2010 – 27 Feb 2011