The most comprehensive survey of Pre-Raphaelite works on paper to date, including leading figures of the original Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (Millais, Holman Hunt, Rossetti), Ruskin, and the second wave (Burne-Jones, Sandys and Solomon).
America: Painting a Nation is the most expansive survey of American painting ever presented in Australia. With over 80 works, ranging from 1750 to 1966, this exhibition at the State Gallery of New South Wales covers more than 200 years of American art, history and experience.
The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize was established by the Moran family in 1988 to celebrate Australia’s Bicentenary and is the richest portrait prize in the world. The 31 winners and finalists for 2011 are now on display at the State Library of New South Wales in a free exhibition.
Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2011. Stylish, provocative, rebellious, and unforgettable – the world has seen nothing like Vienna in 1900. A century ago, a group of radical young artists, architects, writers, musicians, designers and thinkers overturned all the rules and created a brave new world. Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Josef Hoffmann and Adolf Loos were central to this artistic revolution which transformed Vienna into a dynamic metropolis at the forefront of ground-breaking modernism.
Judy Cassab is one of Australia’s best-loved portrait painters. The Artist's Diary currently showing at the National Portrait Gallery profiles six decades of Cassab's work, from the early portrait commissions of the 1950s to later paintings that have helped confirm her eminent place in the canon of Australian art.