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YUMMY pack their bags and head back to Perth for ART BALL

YUMMY pack their bags and head back to Perth for ART BALL

ART BALL has established itself as the most fabulous events on Perth’s social calendar, a night of surprises, fashion and performance held in the esteemed surroundings of the WA Art Gallery. Among the cavalcade of performers at this year’s event is Melbourne drag-cabaret-burlesque outfit YUMMY. They’ve built up a loyal following in Perth from their […]

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Express yourself at the Kennedy ART BALL this May

Express yourself at the Kennedy ART BALL this May

After two smashing sell-out celebrations, the Kennedy ART BALL is returning to the Art Gallery of Western Australia this May. The unique event combines music, fashion, entertainment, drag, eats and of course, art for a fabulous evening that aims to raise funds for the AGWA Foundation to help acquire new works for the State Art […]

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The intimate imagery of Bill Henson comes to Art Gallery of WA

The intimate imagery of Bill Henson comes to Art Gallery of WA

This exhibition presents recent photographs by Bill Henson, selected by the artist, and encompasses translucent portraits and nudes, lush museum interiors and haunting landscapes, to create an intimate space where the viewer’s imagination can roam. The images in this show are drawn from a body of works created between 2008 and 2013, and continue Henson’s […]

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Sneakerheads! Explore the history of kicks at the Art Gallery of WA

Sneakerheads! Explore the history of kicks at the Art Gallery of WA

Culture Juice, the Art Gallery of WA’s new contemporary culture series, launched with the Sneakerheads season this month. The multi-dimensional celebration of sneaker culture and coincides with the exclusive showing of the international exhibition; The Rise of Sneaker Culture. The Sneakerheads season at the Art Gallery of WA (AGWA) lets audiences explore sneaker culture across design, sport, fashion […]

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Year 12 Perspectives at the Art Gallery of Western Australia

Year 12 Perspectives at the Art Gallery of Western Australia

The Year 12 Perspectives exhibition is now in its 24th year of celebrating the creative talents of local students at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Associate Curator of Projects at AGWA Dunja Rmandic says those on the panel who chose this year’s entries were looking for originality of ideas and technical prowess. “It wasn’t […]

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AGWA launch Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices

AGWA launch Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices

This week the Art Gallery of Western Australia launched their latest exhibition, Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices. The collection of works from the 16th – 19th centuries marks an era when nations were captivated by the exotic craftsmanship and unique commodities of their neighbours across the seas. Curated in conjunction with the […]

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Van Gogh, Dali and Beyond: The First Visit

The role of the curator is one of the less obvious jobs involving storytelling as one of its central skills. Yet, each time an art gallery or museum curator selects work to put together they are essentially taking us on a journey, picking a different way for us to engage with history. For the new […]

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