Ex­hi­bi­tion

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Out & About - Lou Klepac Sam Buck­ing­ham-Jones Sharon Verghis

pain­ters and po­ets. This joint ex­hi­bi­tion will fea­ture three artists at three dif­fer­ent gal­leries in­spired by the har­bour city: the Manly Art Gallery & Mu­seum (fea­tur­ing Elis­a­beth Cum­mings, Lloyd Rees and Brett White­ley), Mos­man Art Gallery (fea­tur­ing Kevin Con­nor, Peter Kingston and John Olsen) and the SH Ervin Gallery (fea­tur­ing Cres­sida Camp­bell, Grace Coss­ing­ton Smith, in­clud­ing The Bridge in Curve, pic­tured, and Mar­garet Pre­ston). Manly Art Gallery & Mu­seum and Mos­man Art Gallery, open from to­day un­til Fe­bru­ary 7; and SH Ervin Gallery, from Fri­day un­til Fe­bru­ary 21. Ad­mis­sion: free. In­quiries: (02) 9258 0173. 30 Years 30 Artists 30 Works For the 30th an­niver­sary of Brenda May Gallery, the cu­ra­tors have scoured its ar­chives to cre­ate a ret­ro­spec­tive ex­hi­bi­tion with a num­ber of pieces from the past. Works from across three decades by artists such as Robert Boynes, Peter Til­ley, Jim Croke, Sy­bil Cur­tis and James Guppy will be re­dis­played, with each artist and art­work rep­re­sent­ing a dif­fer­ent year. Tom Roberts The NGA’s sum­mer block­buster ex­hi­bi­tion ded­i­cated to the works of the great 19th-cen­tury Aus­tralian artist will in­clude more than 130 paint­ings, pas­tels, prints, etch­ings, draw­ings and sculp­tures from the 1880s to 1931. On show will be works rang­ing from the big, mus­cu­lar na­tional nar­ra­tives the artist is most fa­mous for ( Shear­ing the Rams, A Break Away!, Bailed Up, The Golden Fleece), del­i­cate so­ci­ety por­traits, and mu­si­cal-themed symbolist paint­ings, as well as lively stud­ies of in­dige­nous Aus­tralians, de­pic­tions of serene work­ing spa­ces, busy streetscapes and jew­el­box coastal land­scapes. Na­tional Gallery of Aus­tralia Parkes Place, Parkes, Can­berra. Daily, 10am-5pm. Tick­ets: $18$21. In­quiries: (02) 6240 6411 or on­line. Un­til March 28. The World is Beau­ti­ful Artists such as Diane Ar­bus, Henri Cartier-Bres­son and Max Du­pain mas­tered their cho­sen medium of pho­tog­ra­phy in

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