Exhibition talks: drawing is everything

    • 	Image: Lucy O’Doherty
    • Short talks by artists and experts

      Art After Hours, Exhibition talk

Drawing was everything for Brett Whiteley, one of Australia’s most treasured artists. Get up close with Whiteley’s expressive drawings in this series of talks, investigating the central place of drawing in his studio practice, his methods and techniques and the inspiration young artists find in his drawings today.

Wednesdays 5.30pm
6-20 March 2019

Free with exhibition entry

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Temporary exhibitions gallery

Related exhibition: Brett Whiteley: drawing is everything

Image: Lucy O’Doherty

    • Artists Lucy O'Doherty and Tom Polo

      Wednesday 6 March 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Artists Lucy O’Doherty and Tom Polo were the recipient of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship in 2016 and 2015 respectively. Hear them talk about their favourite drawings in the show, the legacy of Brett Whiteley for young artists and the impact of the scholarship.

    • Conservators Analiese Treacy and Jonathan Dennis

      Wednesday 13 March 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Analiese Treacy and Jonathan Dennis, from the Gallery’s conservation department, will discuss their work on the drawings in preparation for the exhibition.

    • Curator Anne Ryan

      Wednesday 20 March 5:30pm – 6pm

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      Anne Ryan, the Gallery’s curator of Australian art and curator of the exhibition, Brett Whiteley: drawing is everything, will discuss the major themes and key works.