Tatts in Tasmania
13 December 2013 – 23 February 2014
Argyle Gallery 1
Acts of Exposure
14 December 2013 – 23 February 2014
Acts of Exposure features work by Tasmanian artists Leigh Hobba and Michael Schlitz, and NSW artist Mark Shorter, and is a joint initiative of TMAG and Contemporary Art Tasmania to promote contemporary artists.
Acts of Exposure is a contemporary take on romanticism and the artistic tradition of the body in space. The exhibition brings together artists for whom landscape is deeply subjective and whose works are guided by an ongoing personal 'quest'.
A free afternoon of talks by all artists and curators involved in the show will take place in the galleries from 1:00 pm on Sunday 16 February 2014.
Please be aware this exhibition includes nudity.
Michael Schlitz, Explorers Dream, 2006, relief woodblock print on Japanese Kozo paper.
Drawn with Intent
18 December 2013 – 16 March 2014
Drawn with Intent is the second exhibition looking at the drawings of Australian artists from TMAG's extensive collection, featuring work largely from the 1970s and 1980s.
Drawing is explored in its broadest sense and includes the work of John Brack, Fred Williams, Clifton Pugh, Brian Dunlop, Jeffrey Smart, George Davis, Geoffrey De Groen, Roger Kemp, Eva Kubbos, Tony Woods and Udo Sellbach.
Subjects embrace landscape, urban compositions, portraiture as well as abstraction. The approach and intent of each artist is as individual as it is creative.
Tony Woods (b. 1940), Moods - Roger (Lupton) No 2, 1973, charcoal, coloured pencil and watercolour, purchased 1973.
24 January – 2 March 2014
One hundred years ago, Douglas Mawson and his team were returning from an epic journey to Antarctica, not for profit or fame, but to extend the boundaries of human knowledge and advance the cause of science.
This photographic exhibition remembers and acknowledges 'Mawson’s Men', including those who lost their lives so far from home.
Through their eyes the world was shown a truly unique continent whose ancient records have so much to tell us.
Mawson’s legacy continues to this day, through a modern Australian Antarctic program founded on science and a commitment to value, protect and understand this special and remote region.
Raising the flag at Cape Denison after erecting the Main Hut, 25 February 1912 (Photo: Frank Hurley)