Exhibitions 2014

LIKE US: Patricia Piccinini

29 Nov 2014 - 22 Feb 2015
Like Us is an substantial exhibition that highlights the key themes of Patricia Piccinini's practice. The work is often intense, sometimes strange, sometimes beautiful, frequently emotional, accessible yet complex and always looking to create...
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BEARDS, MO'S & BRO'S A celebration of the hirsute in art

8 Nov 2014 - 25 Jan 2015
In concert with Kilgour Prize 2014 - an exhibition showcasing figurative and portraiture genres, Beards, Mo's & Bro's brings together works from the Newcastle Art Gallery collection that feature the diversity of beards and moustaches from the...
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KILGOUR PRIZE 2014

8 Nov 2014 – 25 Jan 2015
The Kilgour Prize is an annual art prize for figurative and portrait painting that awards $50,000 for the most outstanding work of art. A People’s Choice is also awarded of $5000 to the painting voted most popular by the general public.
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ONE FROM NONE The minimal aesthetic in art

23 August - 16 November 2014
One from none: The minimal aesthetic in art brings together diverse works of art from the Newcastle Art Gallery collection where actual space becomes more powerful than depicted space, and where artists push the boundaries of material usage.
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ABSURDIA: Noel McKenna - A focus

23 August - 16 November 2014
Continuing our series of focus exhibitions on key artists in the collection, Absurdia features Sydney based artist Noel McKenna.
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LEGACY: A tribute to Marea Gazzard & Gwyn Hanssen Pigott

23 Aug - 15 Nov 2014
This exhibition pays homage to Gazzard’s and Hanssen Pigott’s collective talent as artists, with works from the 1960s to present day, including recent works from private collections.
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ELIOTH GRUNER: The texture of light

26 July – 26 October 2014
The exhibition includes sixty paintings, from the artist’s impressionist beachscapes and farmland views of the 1910s, to the subtle and distinctive modernist landscapes of his maturity in the 1920s and 1930s.
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PAPERWEIGHT

24 May - 10 August 2014
From the sculptural forms of Georgia Russell, to the elegance of Adelaide Ironside's drawing and Thea Proctor's printmaking, this exhibition brings into dialogue a diverse range of artists and their work through one of the most fundamental and...
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Novocastria

10 May - 13 July 2014
Novocastria is a visual mapping of Newcastle - its geography, topography, industrial and social heritage.
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NEW TO VIDEO

8 March - 27 April 2014
Showcasing the Gallery’s growing collection of contemporary video works by leading artists, NEW TO VIDEO presents diverse approaches to the medium, by artists including Todd Fuller, Shaun Gladwell, Tracey Moffatt, TV Moore, Joan Ross and Daniel...
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RRAPTURE: JULIE RRAP

8 March - 27 April 2014
A focus on two seminal bodies of work by Julie Rrap from the collection.
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BLUE+WHITE

15 February - 11 May 2014
BLUE+WHITE presents early Chinese and Japanese ceramics alongside recent works that explore this colour relationship. This distinct exhibition explores the attraction of ceramicists, artists, printmakers and painters to the much loved blue and...
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PETER MALONEY: A focus

15 February - 11 May 2014
This focus exhibition explores the evolution of Peter Maloney’s practice and his mastery of the paint medium over thirty years from 1979-2012.
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FULLY FIGURATIVE

15 February - 11 May 2014
Featuring diverse works including sculpture by George Baldessin, works on paper by Mike Parr, photography by Fiona Hall and paintings by Jon Molvig, the works of art in this exhibition respond to our endless fascination with the body.
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