Tag: art gallery of new south wales

A sonic boom, then silence:

On Sandra Selig’s ‘Content in a Void’

By Genevieve Trail — 12 July, 2019

This is the final instalment in Running Dog’s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).     …

The Bittersweet

On Nova Milne’s ‘Skin without Biography’

By Kathleen Linn — 25 June, 2019

This is the fourth instalment of Running Dog’s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).    Tuesday…

No Trouble Here

On Sally M. Nangala Mulda's

‘Town Camp Anywhere’

By Snack Syndicate — 24 April, 2019

This is the first instalment of Running Dog‘s feature series responding to individual works in The National 2019: New Australian Art—on view at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art, and curated by Isobel Parker Philip (AGNSW), Daniel Mudie Cunningham (Carriageworks), Clothilde Bullen and Anna Davis (MCA).    ‘My…

The Lady and the Unicorn

By Carolyn Burns — 11 May, 2018

1. At close range, the size and complexity of The Lady and the Unicorn (c. 1500) is overwhelming. On view in a small antechamber of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the six tapestries feature variations of the same scene: a pale young woman flanked on either side by a lion and a unicorn,…

The Story of the Girls & Looking for Langston

Mardi Gras Visual

Arts Program

By Em Size — 15 March, 2018

This text is part one in Running Dog’s series covering the Mardi Gras Visual Arts Program. Written in the style of a closet drama, it considers Isaac Julien’s ‘Looking for Langston’ and Ben Mercer & Tom Pender’s ‘The Story of the Girls’.    THE BELOVED is stoned, stretched out on the floor in the bodyline…

Robert Mapplethorpe:

The Perfect Medium

By Daniel Mudie Cunningham — 15 December, 2017

Recently, ACON invited me to speak on a panel at the Art Gallery of New South Wales on World AIDS Day. A tie-in with the exhibition, Robert Mapplethorpe: the perfect medium, the panel, ‘Art, Strength and Resilience’, was composed of photographers from the LGBTIQA community: William Yang, C.Moore Hardy and Ann-Marie Calilhanna. Minutes prior to…

A shape of thought

Mikala Dwyer

By Naomi Riddle — 12 October, 2017

‘Please do not touch’ announces the forthright sign, standing to attention at the entrance of Mikala Dwyer’s exhibition A shape of thought. In the gallery beyond lies a smorgasbord of options for the unfettered hand: a collection of copper pipe elbows, stones, coins, sunshine yellow fabric; steel and aluminium and plastic sculptures that have been…