In the Art World: 10 – 16 September

Our pick of the best exhibitions, openings and events happening this week at galleries and museums around Australia.
1. 2012 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize exhibition
Geelong Gallery, Little Malop Street, Geelong Vic. 15 September to 18 November 2012.
Showcasing the best of contemporary Australian painting practice, this $30,000 acquisitive award and biennial exhibition features 45 art works by artists including Sally Ross, Dane Lovett, Emily Ferretti and Rosslynd Piggott.
2. Hobie Porter: Continuum
Arthouse Gallery, 66 McLachlan Avenue, Rushcutters Bay NSW. 5 to 22 September 2012.

3. Abbey McCulloch: A New Normal
Helen Gory Galerie, 25 St Edmonds Road, Prahran Vic. 12 September to 6 October 2012. Opening Wednesday 12 September, 6pm to 8pm.
4. Viv Miller: Parts
Ryan Renshaw Gallery, 137 Warry Street, Fortitude Vallery Qld. 12 September to 6 October 2012. Opening Friday 14 September at 6pm.
5. Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 16-20 Goodhope Street, Paddington NSW. 15 September to 1 December 2012. National Portrait Gallery, King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT. 13 September 2012 to 17 February 2013.
In a unique collaboration – one exhibition, two cities – Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) and the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) present contemporary Chinese portraiture drawn from the collection of former Swiss diplomat, businessman and art collector, Uli Sigg.
To be opened by Kylie Kwong, chef and author, on Saturday 15 September, 5pm to 7pm, at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Paddington NSW.


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