Whats on NGA Canberra 2020
The NGA (Camberra (National Gallery of AUstralia in Canberra), holds premium exhibits many are the envy of the rest of australia, 2020 is no different , starting with the Matisse and Picasso exhibition, which run untill the 13 April 2020.. This exhibition explores the artistic relationship between the two artists
Henri Matisse (1869–1954) and Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) met in 1906 and for more than half a century followed each other’s creative developments and achievements. The sustained rivalry between them was not only key to their individual success, it also changed the course of 20th century Western European art.
This exhibition brings together masterpieces from collections across the world and includes paintings that will be on display in Australia for the first time.
Featuring more than 60 paintings and sculptures drawn from prestigious public and private collections internationally and in Australia, the exhibition also includes examples of the Gallery’s rich holdings of drawings, prints, illustrated books and costumes by Matisse and Picasso. Together, they reveal how and why these two giants of modern art mined each other’s work in order to enhance their own.
LIke many galleryies around Australia, The NGA Canberra is surrently holding a number of free exhibits, which include Hugh Ramsay (running till march 2020), Skywhales (running from March 2020 to May 2020). On Permanent exhibition is an amazing art deco and Art Nouveu collecion, which can all be seen for free.
Coming soon o the NGA Canberra is the exhibitionThe Body Electric which presents the work of women-identifying artists on the subjects of sex, pleasure and desire. The Joan MItchel Collections arrives at the NGA Canberra presenting works on paper produced by the American painter and printmaker Joan Mitchell during the final stage of her career. highlighting her exploration of colour, shape and space, and consider how these elements contributed to her art