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New works + Exhibitions - March 2012

New works + Exhibitions

A number of new, an exciting artworks have just come into the gallery from Adam Cullen.

Mega Mammal

Bronze, Big Pig [boar]

Marc Blake , Analogue: Blake paints contemplative, ethereal landscapes that are dispersed with a multitude of characters and motifs that talk of collective concerns as well as his personal experiences. Blake's characters are mined from the media and their original contexts. They play out dream-like, illusory narratives as they relate to one another, passively and actively, harmoniously and apprehensively and engage the viewer simultaneously in the past, present and future.

Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay
Untill 31st March 2012

Wilson Parking Station on Ward Street is the closest parking station to the Gallery.

Fabian Muir- Russia: An ongoing book project on the countries and breakaway republics of the former Soviet Union has seen Fabian travelling these diverse regions with his camera for almost a decade. Inevitably Russia is at their heart. Fabian is fascinated by the complexities and unexpected juxtapositions to be found in any country, and these are the themes he seeks to explore in his photography. Russia, where absurdity, tragedy and beauty often seem to rub shoulders, is a rich source of inspiration.

Michael Reid at Murrurundi
Until 29th April
Fridays to Sundays, 11am till 5pm

News

Art Month Sydney March 2012 opening night happy snaps

Art Month Sydney 2012- ART AT NIGHT- Darlinghurst/ East Sydney this Friday 17th March late night opening till 8pm

Congratulations Julie Dowling
for hanging at- MOCATaipei: The Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei is proud to present “WONDERLAND: New Contemporary Art from Australia” as the first survey exhibition of Australian art in Taiwan in the new millennium. The exhibition aims to express the dynamic processes of rethinking Australia’s identity and its place in the Asia-Pacific region.

Modern-day Troopers
Fantastic article in today’s Sydney Morning Herald in relation to Joseph McGlennon’s new body of work- TroopersTo view the work, click here

By Design ABC Radio National will be interviewing Dr. James Broadbent at Murrurundi on the morning of the 31st March before his afternoon talks

The free gallery iPhone App upgraded for iOS5 (faster loading & clearer images)

Fabian Muir installation shots at Murrurundi


Education Events

Dr James Broadbent, A Sense of Place & A Place of One\'s Own A Sense of Place: Colonial Gardens: The early 20th century architect William Hardy Wilson first identified the distinct character of NSW\'s early & mid 19th Century gardens. Whether loved and well...

A Bluffers Guide to Contemporary Art FULLY BOOKED

Australian Art: 1788 till Now part 1 (a romp) with Michael Reid. An almost off the cuff talk using the art of Australian as a series of sign-posts through which we chart social / economic and visual cultural change

Australian Art: 1788 till Now Part 2


Publications

2011 Gallery Highlights, an open letter to collectors “Earlier this year I up and bought myself a serious watch as a self-congratulatory big ‘pat on the back’ for sailing through a challenging four-year global recession. Maybe that was a tad hasty.

AUSTRALIAN ART - Who, what, when and how much?, 2011 by Emily Cloney & Michael Reid
hardcopy now available direct from the printer- this would make a very special birthday / bereavement / christening / moving-house / divorce etc etc present (as you can not buy it else where)

Advance notice: Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay intends to undertake two long overdue art reference monographs in 2012. The first, due for publication in September, will be a comprehensive survey illustrating the total breadth of Nathan Taylor’s work, & the second will be original research centered on Regina Pilawuk Wilson and the Peppie community.

Art Transport

The gallery can now offer a suite of art shipping and built environment services which will include—

+ Competitively priced, Sydney-wide art shipping and installation in a dedicated, Renault long wheel base, customised van.

+ The installation of art hanging systems—specifically designed for your requirements.

02 8353 3500

Michael Reid- celebrating 25 years in the International Art World 1987 / 2012

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