Restored and revived
Creating a Yao ceremonial painting takes about two months and is governed by strict rules of conduct. Conserving nine of these fragile works was an intricate process that took six months to complete.
1 month, 2 weeks ago, by Art Gallery of NSW blog
Saving art from obsolescence
Anyone who has ever encountered a corrupted hard drive, or been unable to open an old document, will already be familiar with the fragility of digital material. For the Gallery, this raises a whole range of issues for the artworks and other objects in our care.
2 months, 2 weeks ago, by Art Gallery of NSW blog
Vale Edmund Capon AM OBE
It is with immense sadness that we note the death of Edmund Capon AM OBE, director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1978 to 2011.
10 months, 1 week ago, by Art Gallery of NSW blog
When Violet painted Margaret Alice
On International Women's Day, 8 March, we'd like to introduce you to a new painting at the Gallery - a unique portrait from 1900 of tennis-playing Margaret Alice by Australian artist Violet Teague.
1 year, 10 months ago, by Art Gallery of NSW blog
Vale Ray Hughes
Legendary art dealer and gallery owner Ray Hughes has died at the age of 72.
2 years, 1 month ago, by Art Gallery of NSW blog