ART GAL­LERIES

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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

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 (18791969), 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

SAL­VADOR DALÍ ART EX­HI­BI­TION

A ma­jor ex­hi­bi­tion of Sal­vador Dalí art is on now at Bil­lich Gallery in The Rocks pre­sented by Art Evo­lu­tion.com. See bronze sculp­tures and graphic art­works of Dali’s fa­mous melted clock in­clud­ing the mon­u­men­tal “No­bil­ity of Time” and the “Dance of Time II” sculp­tures. Also on dis­play are three spec­tac­u­lar mu­seum size Dalí bronze sculp­tures and one Mon­u­men­tal Dalí bronze sculp­ture to be pub­licly dis­played on Ge­orge Street op­po­site First Fleet Park. Bil­lich Gallery, 106 Ge­orge Street, The Rocks. artevo­lu­tion.com

WHITE RAB­BIT GALLERY

The White Rab­bit Gallery is home to an im­pres­sive col­lec­tion of con­tem­po­rary Chi­nese art. Founded by Kerr and Ju­dith Neil­son, it fo­cuses on works pro­duced af­ter the year 2000. There are two new ex­hi­bi­tions hung each year, and ad­mis­sion to the gallery is free. 30 Bal­four Street, Chip­pen­dale. 8399 2867. whit­er­ab­bit­col­lec­tion.org

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