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ART GAL­LERIES 4A CEN­TRE FOR CON­TEM­PO­RARY ASIAN ART

4A Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Asian Art (4A) presents a dy­namic pro­gram of Asian con­tem­po­rary art. With a fo­cus on art that ad­dresses the Asian-aus­tralian ex­pe­ri­ence, as well as fos­ter­ing an un­der­stand­ing be­tween dif­fer­ent cul­tures, 4A is a hid­den arts gem near the city’s Chi­na­town precinct. 181–187 Hay Street, Syd­ney. 9212 0380. 4a.com.au

ABO­RIG­I­NAL ART GAL­LERIES

Abo­rig­i­nal Art Gal­leries is Syd­ney’s largest col­lab­o­ra­tive of Indige­nous art gal­leries, pre­sent­ing over 140 artists from which to choose. They have on of­fer Abo­rig­i­nal art­works, didgeri­doos, sculp­tures, totem poles and other arte­facts. View a large va­ri­ety of beau­ti­ful af­ford­able or in­vest­ment art­works by Dorothy Na­pan­gardi, Walangkura Na­panangka, Min­nie Pw­erle and Kud­ditji Kng­war­r­eye. Opera Quays, Shop 13, 2 East Cir­cu­lar Quay. Queen Vic­to­ria Build­ing,

Shop 47–51, Level 2, 455 Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. 1300 385 862. abo­rig­i­nalart­gal­leries.com.au

AM­BUSH GALLERY

AM­BUSH Gallery is an award-win­ning gallery space that pro­grams an in­no­va­tive col­lec­tion of art­works and art ac­ti­va­tions. The ex­hi­bi­tions en­gage and en­ter­tain au­di­ences, whilst pro­vid­ing sus­tain­able fu­tures for emerg­ing and es­tab­lished artists. 4a James Street, Water­loo. 8399 0707. am­bush­gallery.com

ARTSPACE

De­liv­er­ing an ar­ray of art that chal­lenges both the ideas of our times and the au­di­ence, Artspace is lo­cated at the his­toric Gun­nery build­ing at Wool­loomooloo. Artspace presents a range of ex­hi­bi­tions and pub­lic pro­grams that deepen our un­der­stand­ing of con­tem­po­rary art. 43–51 Cow­per Wharf Road, Wool­loomooloo. 9356 0555. artspace.org.au

BRETT WHITE­LEY STU­DIO

The Brett White­ley Stu­dio was the work­place and

home of Aus­tralian artist, Brett White­ley (1939–92). The stu­dio is com­plete with his un­fin­ished paint­ings, art equip­ment and col­lec­tions of ref­er­ence books. There are chang­ing ex­hi­bi­tions of the artist’s works in­clud­ing paint­ings, draw­ings, sculp­ture and graph­ics. Also on dis­play is mem­o­ra­bilia such as pho­to­graphs, ob­jects, post­cards, fur­ni­ture, his mu­sic col­lec­tion and sketch­books. 2 Raper Street, Surry Hills. 9225 1881. art­gallery.nsw.gov.au/ brett-white­ley-stu­dio

KATE OWEN GALLERY

Lo­cated 10 min­utes from the CBD and spread over three lev­els, this gallery stocks a huge range of con­tem­po­rary Indige­nous art of note in­clud­ing pieces from Glo­ria Pet­yarre, Min­nie Pw­erle and Emily Kng­war­r­eye, and a host of other ac­com­plished and emerg­ing artists. Of­fer­ing per­son­alised ser­vice, their friendly staff are on hand to as­sist with any queries you may have. 680 Dar­ling Street, Rozelle. 9555 5283. ka­te­owen­gallery.com

NOR­MAN LIND­SAY GALLERY

Lo­cated at Faulcon­bridge in the beau­ti­ful Blue Moun­tains, the Nor­man Lind­say Gallery and Mu­seum cel­e­brates the life and work of Aus­tralian artist and writer Nor­man Lind­say (1879-1969), best known for his clas­sic chil­dren’s book “The Magic Pud­ding”. Ex­plore the land­scaped gar­dens, then head in­side the his­toric sand­stone cot­tage which is now home to an ex­hi­bi­tion of Lind­say’s work, in­clud­ing wa­ter­colours, sculp­tures, and mem­o­ra­bilia. 14 Nor­man Lind­say Cres­cent, Faulcon­bridge. 4751 1067. nor­man­lind­say.com.au

ROSLYN OXLEY9 GALLERY

This well-known con­tem­po­rary art gallery is owned by Roslyn Ox­ley. The gallery is a strong sup­porter of mod­ern art dis­play­ing in­ter­na­tional and Aus­tralian artists. Artists from past ex­hi­bi­tions in­clude Brook An­drew, Del Kathryn Bar­ton, Fiona Hall and Pa­tri­cia Pic­cinini. 8 Soudan Lane (off Ham­p­den Street), Padding­ton. 9331 1919. rosly­nox­ley9.com.au

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