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A New Horizon: Contemporary Chinese Art – a review of sorts

By 7 October, 2011

[ 30 September, 2011 to 29 January, 2012. ]

Once again, the good burghers of Canberra are being treated to a spectacle of fine art from China. My first memory of Chinese art was when the Terracotta Warriors visited the National Gallery of Australia in about 1984. The NGA once again got the scoop with Inside Out: New Chinese Art in 2000 (the most [...]

DIY Wotz on Guide for the weekend of 6 October 2011

By 6 October, 2011

[ 7 October, 2011 to 10 October, 2011. ]

Here we go Rioters, it’s your chance to impress members of your preferred gender with your wit and perspicacity!

Just tell us in the comments what’s worth seeing and doing around and in Canberra this weekend!

Genres Collide at Poetry In Film Festival 2011

By 30 September, 2011

[ 10 October, 2011; ]

Poetry will be brought to life through film in Canberra when the best films of the Poetry in Film Festival take to the screens the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia on October 10.

Hot off the heels of the Awards Night in Melbourne, Canberra is the first stop in PIFF’s national tour showcasing this [...]

Nicci Haynes prints & drawings & photographs by Geoffrey Dunn

By 26 September, 2011

[ 6 October, 2011 to 23 October, 2011. ]

Geoff from Lushpup is one of the most talented photographers in Canberra (and very generous in sharing his work with us.

He’s sent in this note about an upcoming exhibition at M16 Artspace featuring new works by printmaker and artist Nicci Haynes and himself which has certainly got me intrigued:

Just a quick note to invite [...]

The Oz on “MP” at the Street Theatre

By 13 September, 2011

[ 1 October, 2011 to 15 October, 2011. ]

No less a body then The Australian is taking a look that the new play by Alana Valentine opening at the Street Theatre on 1 October:

Canberra’s Street Theatre commissioned the award-winning playwright to create a work for local audiences. MP premieres on October 1, and its season coincides with parliament, so members can attend.

The fictional [...]

Infinite Horizons. Fred Williams retrospective at the National Gallery

By 11 August, 2011

[ 12 August, 2011 to 6 November, 2011. ]

The National Gallery is kicking off a new exhibition tomorrow showcasing the work of Fred Williams.

Fred Williams is one of Australia’s greatest painters. He created a highly original and distinctive way of seeing the Australian landscape and was passionate about the painting process itself. This is the first major retrospective of Williams’ work in [...]

Out of the West exhibition at the National Gallery

By 24 March, 2011

[ 8 July, 2011 to 1 April, 2012. ]

The National Gallery have announced their next exhibition “Out of the West”:

Out of the West is the first survey exhibition outside Western Australia to present a large sample of artists from the past to the present from Western Australia. It takes a unique look at the art from Western Australia from pre-settlement until today.

The works [...]

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