Explore exhibitions and events at the National Gallery of Australia
art in Los Angeles 1960s–70s
Until February 2019
For a period during the 1960s and 1970s, the centre of American art shifted from New York to Los Angeles. What had previously been considered a cultural backwater—whose contribution to American cultural life was limited to suburban sprawl and Hollywood cinema—became the nucleus for a young generation of artists drawn to the promise of freedom and opportunity offered by the west coast’s eternal sunshine, expansive space and shiny gleaming surfaces
Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room
Cult contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama comes to the National Gallery with one of her popular infinity rooms. The Spirits of the Pumpkins Descended into the Heavens 2015 is an immersive installation of endless reflection, yellow pumpkins and black dots and has been acquired for the national collection.
1 September 2018 – 20 January 2019
Performing Drawing explores how actions can become art. Focusing on chance and change, this exhibition highlights the NGA’s collection of process-based drawing, video and photography.