Preview 10/11 - Art Gallery of Western Australia

Preview 10/11 - Art Gallery of Western Australia

ExhibitionsArt Gallery of Western Australia PRESENTSGREAT COLLECTIONS of THE WORLDUntil 31 January 2011Peggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Venice provides visitorsto the Gallery a once in a lifetime opportunity to see anoutstanding selection of 20th Century modern art, which isnormally only on display in Peggy’s former home in Venice.The story behind the Peggy Guggenheim Collection isone of the energy and drive of a single individual and hercommitment to the art of her time. This exhibition, whichincludes works by Picasso, Pollock, Ernst, Rothko andBrancusi, conveys Peggy’s dynamism and unique personalvision as a collector and patron.TicketsTickets are now on sale at the Gallery Ticket Deskand Bocs Ticketing $20Friends of AGWA/Concession $16Children (5-16 years) $12Family (2 adults & 2 children) $50Children under 5FreeMulti-entry Pass $55(Multi-entry Pass only available from the Gallery Ticket Desk.ID must be shown at each entry).Exhibition CatalogueA fully illustrated colour catalogue, specially designed,written and produced for this exhibition is available fromthe Peggy Guggenheim Shop for $34.95.Audio ToursImmerse yourself in the Peggy Guggenheim: A Collectionin Venice audio tour, which is both entertaining andinformative. This comprehensive Audio Tour featurespersonal quotes, stories and memories of PeggyGuggenheim and artists.Price $8Concession $6Additional earphones $3Group and Language ToursThe Art Gallery of Western Australia presents a uniqueexperience as part of the Peggy Guggenheim: A Collectionin Venice exhibition by offering special group languagetours to the community. Guided tours through the exhibitionwill be available in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German,Dutch, Polish, Japanese and Indonesian. A language guidewill be made available to your group of 10 or more.Tours are free, exhibition admission charges apply.Education BookingsFor further inquiries and all bookings please contactSue Way on 9492 6644or email:’s TrailAn artistic adventure trail through the exhibition will allowprimary school aged children to discover new andinteresting details about the artists and their works.The trail is free with every child’s admission ticket and canbe collected from the ticket desk on entry.Venue HireFor information on venue hire contact the Galleries EventCoordinator on 9492 6771 oremail: a trip toVenice and RomeRead The Sunday Times in November for a chance to be thelucky reader to win an amazing experience to visit the PeggyGuggenheim Collection in Venice. Win three nights in Dubaiat the Regents Palace Hotel, three nights in Venice at theluxurious 4 star Aqua Palace Hotel with two tickets to thePeggy Guggenheim Collection, a first class rail pass to Rome,and three nights in the Italian capital at the Empire Hotel!This exhibition has been organised by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation,New York and the Art Gallery of Western Australia

exhibitionsMasterclass Lecture SeriesAvoid the crowds and enjoy exclusive after-hours access toPeggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Venice. Each eveningin this series will include informative and entertaininginsights into the exhibition from leading art academicsas well as privileged access to the exhibition. These eventswill occur on selected evenings from 5.30 – 7.15pm. TheMasterclass Series 2 lectures will form part of The Universityof Western Australia’s Summer School.For more information about each talk visit our and look under the Events tab forTalks and Lectures.Masterclass Lecture Series 1Monday 8 November at 5.30pmMelissa Harpley, Curator of Historical Painting,Sculpture and Design, Art Gallery of WAAbstraction and SurrealismMonday 15 November at 5.30pmDonal Fitzpatrick, Associate ProfessorCurtin University of TechnologyDuchamp: from painting to the ready madeMonday 6 December at 5.30pmLeigh Robb, PICA CuratorMondrian, Pollock and PeggyMonday 13 December at 5.30pmPaul Uhlmann, Lecturer in Visual Art,Edith Cowan UniversityWindows to Illuminate the UnconsciousCost: $33 (includes exhibition entry)Booking required. Call 9492 6644 oremail: Lecture Series 2(UWA Summer School)Monday 17 January at 5.30pmDarren Jorgensen, Art History lecturer,University of Western Australiade Chirico and the SurrealistsMonday 24 January at 5.30pmGary Dufour, Deputy Director | Chief Curator,Art Gallery of WAPeggy Guggenheim: A journey of discoveryTuesday 25 January at 5.30pmProfessor Richard Read, Discipline Chair, Visual ArtsFaculty of Architecture, Landscape & Visual ArtsThe University of Western AustraliaMondrian, Nature and AbstractionCost: $33 (includes exhibition entry)Booking required. Call 6488 2433 oremail: activities are subject to change, or cancellation ifinsufficient bookings received.Wednesday 19 January at 5.30pmProfessor Ted Snell, Director Cultural Precinct,University of Western AustraliaCollectors: Guggenheims / Steins / ConesVictor BraunerThe Surrealist 1947oil on canvasPeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice© Victor Brauner/ADAGP. Licensed by Viscopy, 2010

eventsPhotography Awards 2010The Art Gallery of Western Australia is giving young emergingphotographers the chance to be exposed!CAN I ENTER?If you are between the ages of 13 and 25 then we’d loveto see what your creative side can capture!WHAT ARE THE THEMES/CATEGORIES?There are two age categories and three themes you can enterunder: 1. 13-17 year olds 2. 18-25 year olds1. LandscapeThe world upside down! Create a Surrealist and/or Cubistlandscape!2. Surrealist PortraitSay cheese! Create a Surrealist and/or Cubist portrait!3. Environmental Portrait: Uncover an emerging artistFind artists within your social environment and documentthem at work, with or without you in the picture.Visit: for your inspiration!HOW DO I ENTER?1. Register your interest See conditions of entry at: andlook under the Events tab for Teens and Young Adults.WHAT IS THE DEADLINE?Entries close Monday 6 December 2010Exhibition dates: 14 Dec 2010 – 9 January 2011ARE THERE PRIZES?Yes, short-listed entries will be exhibited at the Art Galleryof Western Australia and will be judged by AGWA staff todecide winners in each category. There will also be anoverall People’s Choice Winner.You could win an Art Gallery of Western Australia gift shopvoucher valued at $150 and the opportunity to exhibit theartwork at the Art Gallery of Western Australia! In addition,the People’s Choice Award winner will have the opportunityto follow the Art Gallery Photographer for a day and learnall about the skills and techniques of art work photography!Youth Art WorkshopsThe Art Gallery of Western Australia in partnership withPropel Youth Arts WA is giving young people agedbetween 13 – 25 years the opportunity to become a streetartist or screen printer for the day, through a series of8 workshops happening at the Gallery in Novemberand December. The workshops will include a sneak peek ofthe Peggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Venice exhibition,which will provide the inspiration for each of the practicalsessions. Interested youth can participate in screen printingworkshops with local artist Poppy van Oorde-Graingeror learn the skills of aerosol art with local aerosol artistGeorge Domahidy.There is a material cost per workshop, and bookings areessential. For more information and to make a booking,please visit Propel Youth Arts WA: a street artist for a dayWednesday 17 November 2010 10am – 1pmSunday 21 November 201010am – 1pmWednesday 1 December 2010 10am – 1pmSunday 12 December 201010am – 1pmCost: $33.00 per workshop per person.Screen-print Your Subconscious*Wednesday 15 December 2010 1pm – 4pmFriday 17 December 20101pm – 4pmSaturday 18 December 2010 1pm – 4pmSunday 19 December 20101pm – 4pmCost: $27.50 per workshop per person.*Participants must supply their own cotton bag,t-shirt or pillowcase.Image by Mike Ellis, Hannah Brown and Poppy van Oorde-Grainger fromIn the Blink of a Night 2008.

EVENTSItalian Festival Day – Gala EventSunday 7 November 10am-3pmA major event on the Gallery’s calendar, a day filled with vibrantactivities for all ages. Children (16 years and under) admittedfree to the Peggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Veniceexhibition until 3pm. Children visiting the exhibition must beaccompanied by a paying adult.The program will include:• Food and wine / cooking / tasting / demonstrating*• Glass working demonstrations – molding / slumping /fusing / flameworking• Live music• Art activity for Primary School aged children,$3 per child.• Story telling for children• Face painting• Bocce• Commedia Dell’Arte performances• Youth focus art activity – Jackson Pollock styleperformance!*Join three of Perth’s best known celebrity chefs; VinceGarreffa, John Maiorana and Nunzio Nici demonstrate fineVenetian cuisine. Sample the gourmet food and Italianwines on the Art Gallery Terrace.Grandparent’s DayFriday 14 January 10am-1pmThe Peggy Guggenheim Grandparent’s day is a fun eventaimed at grandparents who would like to spend quality timewith their grandchildren in a stimulating environment. Toenhance the experience there will be art activities, as well asopportunities to enjoy the Peggy Guggenheim children’strail and wonderland our interactive family activity space.As an additional incentive children’s admission to PeggyGuggenheim: A Collection in Venice, will be free between10am-1pm. Adult admission charges apply. Art Activity$3 per child, includes all materials. (No bookings required.)Peggy Guggenheim Party NightFriday 14 January 7.30-11.30pmThe Peggy Guggenheim Party Night is aimed at a youngersingles audience. It offers the opportunity to visit theGallery in a unique environment, providing singles with anexclusive viewing of the Guggenheim exhibition and achance to mingle with others. The Peggy GuggenheimParty Night provides single people in Perth with the chanceto appreciate artworks in a social setting whilst mixing andmeeting with like minded people.Cost: $33 per person. Ticket price includes exhibition entryand entertainment. This is an 18+ event. Photo ID required.Food and wine available for purchase: cash bar only.For tickets call: 9492 6644 oremail: activities are subject to change or cancellation.Armando PizzinatoThe shipyards 1947-48oil on boardSolomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, VeniceGift of the artist© Archivio PizzinatoPeggy Guggenheim with the glasses designed for her by Edward Melcarth 1966© Roloff Beny / National Archives of Canada.

CALENDARNovember 2010Friends Art Lecture: The modern art marketWednesday 3 NovemberItalian Festival Day – Gala EventSunday 7 NovemberMasterclass Lecture Series 1Melissa Harpley - Abstraction and SurrealismMonday 8 NovemberFoundation Picture ClubMonday 15 NovemberMasterclass Lecture Series 1Donal Fitzpatrick - DuchampMonday 15 NovemberYouth Art WorkshopsBecome a street artist for a dayWednesday 17 & 21 NovemberFriends Robert Juniper Studio VisitSunday 21 NovemberFoundation Shopping NightMonday 22 NovemberDecember 2010Youth Art WorkshopsBecome a street artist for a dayWednesday 1 & 12 NovemberFriends Peggy GuggenheimFilm Festival Christmas PartyMonday 6 DecemberMasterclass Lecture Series 1Leigh Robb - Mondrian, Pollock and PeggyMonday 6 DecemberFoundation AGMWednesday 8 DecemberFoundation End of Year CelebrationWednesday 8 DecemberFriends AGM & Christmas PartySunday 12 DecemberMasterclass Lecture Series 1Paul Uhlmann - Windows to Illuminate the UnconsciousMonday 13 DecemberYouth Art WorkshopsScreen-print Your SubconsciousWednesday 15, 17, 18 & 19 DecemberJanuary 2011Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards 2010Until 3 JanuaryGrandparent’s DayFriday 14 JanuaryPeggy Guggenheim Party NightFriday 14 JanuaryMasterclass Lecture Series 2 (UWA Summer School)Darren Jorgensen - de Chirico and the SurrealistsMonday 17 JanuaryMasterclass Lecture Series 2 (UWA Summer School)Professor Ted SnellCollectors: Guggenheims / Steins / ConesWednesday 19 JanuaryLego ArtThursday 20 – Sunday 23 JanuaryMasterclass Lecture Series 2 (UWA Summer School)Gary Dufour - Peggy Guggenheim: A journey of discoveryMonday 24 JanuaryMasterclass Lecture Series 2 (UWA Summer School)Professor Richard ReadMondrian, Nature and AbstractionTuesday 25 JanuaryYear 12 Perspectives 2010Opens Saturday 29 JanuaryGreat Collections of the WorldPeggy Guggenheim: A Collection in VeniceUntil 31 January

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