Exhibitions

Resolution: new Indigenous photomedia

10 February – 25 March 2018

This National Gallery of Australia travelling exhibition celebrates some of the most significant work made by Indigenous photographers, video and multimedia artists in the last five years. It brings together established and critically acclaimed artists with exciting emerging talent reflecting the diversity and dynamism of contemporary practice.

Resolution: new Indigenous photomedia is a National Gallery of Australia Exhibition. The National Gallery of Australia acknowledges funding support from the Visions touring and the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Programs, both Australian Government programs aiming to improve access to the national collections for all Australians.

Ali G. Baker Bound / Unbound Sovereign Acts II Simone Ulalka Tur, 2015, pigment inkjet print. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased 2016.

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Your Collection: Look Out

10 February – 29 March 2018

This exhibition looks out on the landscape through a diverse group of contemporary artworks from the collection. Each of the artists projects a unique lens onto the landscape, reflecting various social, cultural and political identities. It marks the tenth in our series of popular thematic collection shows presented under the banner 'Your Collection'. The series not only acknowledges the community's pride in the collection but also celebrates the collection's evolving breadth and quality.

A gallery project curated by Rob Cleworth and Meryl Ryan.

Ian Friend A precipitation of fallen angels, (blue), no.2, (detail) 2011-12, watercolour, gouache and crayon on Khadi paper, 77 x 57cm, Still Waters Clear Visions Collection Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Fifts Program, 2014 © the artist.

Artist Focus: Sally Bourke

10 February – 29 March 2018

The gallery is pleased to present the third exhibition in the now established Artist Focus series. Following on from popular previous projects, featuring Braddon Snape and Pablo Tapia respectively, this showcase spotlights the practice of another leading Hunter-based artist, Sally Bourke. Outspoken and focused, Bourke has maintained a studio in the Hunter for mor than 20 years and become well known for the gestural psychological landscapes that are her riveting portraits.

A gallery project coordinated bty Meryl Ryan.

Sally Bourke House devil, street angel (detail), 2017, oil and acrylic on archival mountboard, 102 x 82cm, courtesy the artist © the artist