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Made / Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Made / Worn: Australian Contemporary Jewellery explores the act of making jewellery, from intimate pieces to large-scale objects presented by the Cairns Art Gallery.   All works in the exhibition are designed to be worn - to adorn and embellish the body and to be a vehicle for personal expression.    Twenty-two jewellers are represented […]

Ben Quilty – The Entangled Landscape

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Ben Quilty - The Entangled Landscape Exhibition is on at the Cairns Art Gallery.   Ben Quilty is a masterful social commentator and narrator of extremes. He is internationally regarded as one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists and has won many of Australia’s most coveted art awards, including the Archibald Prize in 2011 and the Doug Moran National […]

Albert Namatjira and the Hermannsburg School

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Albert Namatjira and the Hermannsburg School Exhibition is on at the Cairns Art Gallery.   In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Australia witnessed the rise of an important and unprecedented modern art movement led by Central Australian Aboriginal artist, Albert Namatjira (1902-1959). The Hermannsburg School of Artists included a group of young Western Arrernte […]