Sydney art galleries, art shows, art exhibitions & art openings 08/07/2013 – 14/0/2013 – Sydney Art Galleries and Art Community

Art critic, Clement Greenberg – Quote:

“The trouble with Michelangelo’s sculpture is that it’s too slick. He was damned good, but he was too arty.”

Monday 8th July

Tuesday 9th July

9th July Blacklisted_Robin_Clare_Dancing_Words
Dancing Words – Robin Clare
When: 6-8pm
@ Black Penny, 648 Bourke St, Surry Hills NSW

Rats in the Ranks
@ Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts –

Gamespaces: Museum of Contemporary Art
When: 1-9pm
@ Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – 140 George Street, Sydney

Cold Eels and Distant Thoughts – curated by Djon Mundine OAM
When: 5-7pm
@ Kudos Gallery – 6 Napier Street, Paddington, Sydney

Wednesday 10th July

MIGHTY SMALL, curated by Olivia Welch
MIGHTY SMALL, curated by Olivia Welch
ARUN SHARMA, (de)composition: lovers
When: 5:30-7:30pm
@ Brenda May Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

When: 6pm
@ Global Gallery – 5 Comber Gallery, Paddington

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Idris Murphy – Everywhen
When: 6-8pm
@ King Street Gallery on William – 177 William Street, Darlinghurst

Andrew Battye – Crash & Burn
When: 6-8pm
@ Sheffer Gallery – 38 Lande Street, Darlington

Solo Exhibition: Across Time and Place
When: 6-8pm
@ Depot II Gallery – 2 Danks Street, Waterloo

When: 6-8pm
@ Platform72 – 72 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst

135. PHOTOGRAPHIC – Andrew Kaineder, Pete Moore and Tim Boreham
When: 6pm
@ The Tate – 345 Glebe Point Road, Glebe

Top Down - Kate Blackmore

Top Down – Kate Blackmore
When: 6pm
@ Alaska Projects – Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park, 9A Elizabeth Bay Road,

Sydney College of the Arts July Exhibition Launch
When: 6-8pm
@ Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney – Balmain Road, Lilyfield,

Post Paint – Yak – High Tails -BRIGHTON UP
When: 8pm
@ Brighton Up Bar – 77 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney

Thursday 11th July
Patsy Chingwile
When: 6pm
@ Verge Gallery, City Road, Jane Foss Russell Plaza, University of Sydney

Intra-action Multispecies becomings in the Anthropocene

Intra-action Multispecies becomings in the Anthropocene
Art Exhibition for the 2013 Australian Animal Studies Group Conference, University of Sydney, Australia
When: 6-8pm
@ Mop Projects 2/39 Abercrombie Road, Chippendale

DAVID RANKIN – The New York Years
When: 6-8pm
@ mclemoi gallery – 45 Chippen Street, Chippendale, Sydney

11th Australian Centre fo Photography

When: 6-7pm
@ Australian Centre fo Photography – 257 Oxford Street, Paddington

db: Douglas Lance Gibson – After The Birds Have Flown
db/tp: Douglas Lance Gibson & Robert Milne – Return of the Grey Ghost‎
When: 6-8pm
@ db project – 19 Phelps Street Surry Hills

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Gallery 1: Kirra Jamison – Kirra Jamison @ gaffa
Gallery 2: Leyla Stevens – Signalmasters
Gallery 3: Nick Collerson – In the Open
Guest Space: Cluadia Nicholson – Silly Homeland
When: 6-8pm
@ gaffa – 281 Clarence Street, Sydney

Hashtag >> Urban
When: 6-8:30pm
@ Kaleidoscope Gallery – 20 O’Connor Street,Chippendale

Sketch the Rhyme
Fresh from their highly praised gig at Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Sketch the Rhyme crew return with their part Pictionary, part party performance that melds artists and rappers in a series of high-speed playoffs.
When: 7pm
@ Newtown Hotel – 174 King Street, Newtown

When: 4pm
@ Manning Regional Art Gallery – 12 Macquarie Street, Taree,

Friday 12th July

HELEN CAMERON - Grounded in the Clouds
HELEN CAMERON – Grounded in the Clouds
When: 6-8pm
@ Pine Street creative arts centre – Pine Street, Chippendale

@ Articulate project space – 497 Parramatta Road, Leichhardt

Tiddas and Bunjies/Sisters and Brothers
When: 6-8pm
@ Kerrie Lowe Gallery – 49-51 King Street, Newtown

I was hot in the 90's - Heidi Holmes

I was hot in the 90’s – Heidi Holmes
When: 6-8pm
@ China Heights – Level 3, 16-48 Foster Street, Surry Hills

Saturday 13th July
Nova 2013 Exhibition. Artists Erika Beck, Judy Daniel, Yvonne Langshaw, Terry Swann, Marian Purvis
When: 1-4pm
@ Incinerator Art Space – 2 Small Street, Willoughby

When: 6-8pm
@ Soho Galleries Sydney –  Corner Crown & Cathedral Street,

When: 3-5pm
@ CONNY DIETZSCHOLD GALLERY – 99 Crown Street, East Sydney

Coastal Art Exhibition
When: 12:30-4pm
@ Clifton School of Arts – 338 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Clifton

Peter Lewis and Josh McGregor and David McBride

Peter Lewis and Josh McGregor and David McBride
When: 6pm
@ Newcastle Art Space- 246 Parry Street, Hamilton East

Sunday 14th July
Harbour Cruise to Celebrate Bastille Day Nude Sketching & Photography
When: 1-4pm
@ Tap Gallery Sydney – 45 Burton Street, Darlinghurst

THINGS OF INTEREST and Artist opportunities

ICA Publishing
ICA Publishing is accepting submissions for the seventh volume of International Contemporary Artists.
This publication will feature works, each of which offers a unique sensibility and approach to art.

All artists interested in participating should send 4-5 images of their work in jpg format and a short statement or essay, no more than 100 words by email.
When the editing process is over, the jurors will choose among the works of the selected artists, the best ones, for the front and the back cover of the book.
Further information about the book can be found here:
If you want to submit your work or if you have any questions about I.C.A Publishing, please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your work.

Julia Adison – Assistant curator
I.C.A. Publishing
US: 380 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10168, US
EU: Athens Towers, 2-4 Messogion Avenue, Athens 115 27, GR


Saturday 22 to Friday 11 November 2011


Applications Close: Monday 1 August 2011

In Situ 2011 is a collaborative sculpture exhibition between Mosman Council, Mosman businesses, the Mosman Village Business Association, Mosman Chamber of Commerce and participating artists. It comes under the umbrella of the Festival of Mosman and is a key event in its calendar.
In Situ 2011 will feature both traditional sculptural works and contemporary installations or 3D works that respond to place, in venues located along the Military Road corridor from Spit Junction to Mosman Junction. The Festival provides a unique opportunity to link the best sculptural practices of the past with contemporary artistic approaches to interpreting and enhancing public spaces.
Submitted concepts for installation (site specific) works are encouraged to draw on a variety of contexts. These include current site use, its history, the streetscape, the architecture, the community, the environment and the relationships and conceptual links that make a site unique. It is envisaged that the existing sites and shops could also be used to link motifs, concepts, and symbols that may already exist in the selected artists’ practices.
Artists, especially those proposing installation works, are strongly advised to discuss their concepts with the Curator prior to submitting. Contact Cassandra Hard Lawrie on 0425 327 590.
Prizes will be awarded in each of the following two categories:

1) Sculpture – $3,000
This prize is for a stand-alone object that is recognisable to the general public as a work of sculpture. Works submitted in this category do not need to demonstrate any linkages with its site or surrounding environment.

2) Installation (may include sculpture or other 3D work) – $3,000=
This prize will be awarded to a work that has been created and modified in response to the environment it is situated in. Installation may include group of sculptural objects, site specific work or other 3D work.

A separate Application Form for each of the above categories is attached.
Terms and Conditions are stated under each Form.
Refer to the website




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