In the Art World: 20 – 26 August

Our pick of the best exhibitions, openings and events happening this week at galleries and museums around Australia.
1. Camille Hannah:  Stutter Speed
Nellie Castan Gallery, 12 River Street, South Yarra Vic. 23 August to 15 September 2012. Opening Thursday 23 August at 6pm.

2. Matt Coyle & Jack Rowland
Anna Pappas Gallery, 2 – 4 Carlton Street, Prahran Vic. 23 August to 29 September 2012. Opening Wednesday 22 August at 6pm.

3. Ildiko Kovacs: New Work
Martin Brown Contemporary, 15 Hampden Street, Paddington NSW. 23 August to 16 September 2012. Opening Thursday 23 August, 6pm – 8pm.
4. Eugène Atget: Old Paris
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney NSW. 24 August to 4 November 2012.
On Saturday 25 August to coincide with this exhibition is the symposium Cities in transition: photography in Paris and Australia at the turn of the 20th century. The event explores early 20th-century documentary photography of Eugène Atget and assesses its relevance to an Australian context. For bookings visit here.

5.  Being Collected: Reflections on Queensland by artist Danie Mellor
Macleay Museum, University of Sydney, Gosper Lane (off Science Road), Camperdown NSW. Thursday 23 August 2012, 6pm – 8pm. Free, but bookings essential.
Danie Mellor, an award-winning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artist and academic, will talk about the inspirations for his work and his research into Aboriginal cultural heritage in museum collections.

6. Kirra Jamison: Locomotor
Jan Murphy Gallery, 486 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley Qld. 28 August to 22 September 2012.
All images appear courtesy of the artists and their galleries.
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One Response to “In the Art World: 20 – 26 August”
  1. Love the colors used in Camille Hannah’s work. Also, Kirra Jamison Zimmer’s pop of colors are right up my alley!!!

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