Links to art galleries and museums, art magazines, art resources
Following are a few links to websites of selected institutions, magazines and art-related businesses and websites, and also some miscellaneous links.
Australian Art Galleries
The Manly Art Gallery and Museum is situated on Sydney Harbour, three minutes walk from Manly Wharf. Opened in 1930 by Manly Council, it was the first metropolitan regional gallery in NSW. Home to a great permanent collection of works on paper, paintings, ceramics and photography, it also holds numerous changing exhibitions. The admission is free.
The Manly Art Gallery & Museum Collections presents one of Australia’s finest and most extensive ceramics collection. Created by Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants.
The Art Gallery of New South Wales is the leading museum of art in New South Wales and Sydney. It holds significant collections of Australian, European and Asian art – especially since the opening of the dedicated Asian wing – and presents nearly forty exhibitions every year.
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney is dedicated to exhibiting and collecting contemporary art from across Australia and around the world. With a continually changing program of exhibitions there’s always something new, exciting and inspiring to see at the MCA.
The National Gallery of Australia hosts one of the outstanding collections of Australian art and its history. Go and see it when you are in Canberra.
The National Portrait Gallery aims to increase the understanding of the Australian people – their identity, history, creativity and culture – through portraiture. It is located in its new home on King Edward Terrace, Canberra.
The collection of the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne is split between the Ian Potter Centre, home of Australian art, and NGV International St. Kilda Road dedicated to the gallery’s magnificent international artworks.
The Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art are Queensland’s premier visual arts institutions. The galleries’ philosophy is to connect art and people.
The Art Gallery of South Australia houses one of Australia’s finest art collection in Adelaide.
Since its establishment in 1978, over $530 million worth of items have been donated through the Australian Governmen’ts Cultural Gifts Program. They include visual and decorative arts, Indigenous arts and cultural artefacts, social history and scientific collections and archival material. The program is administered in accordance with the gift provisions of the income tax law and with the advice of an expert committee. David Hulme is an approved valuer for this program.
Australian Art Resources
Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art represents emerging and established contemporary artists and focus on exhibiting artists who are both progressive and stimulating, and curates group exhibitions to demonstrate the high standard of contemporary art today.
art.net.au is a showcase for Australian art online and a comprehensive directory of galleries, artists, services and museums in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
Art Consultants, Conservators, and Specialists
David Stein & Co. are qualified fine art conservators who specialise in the conservation and restoration treatment of paintings – from sixteenth century panels through to large contemporary works on canvas and board.
Christopher Day Gallery in Paddington, Sydney, established 1979, specialises in fine early traditional and modern works of art.
Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo was a highly influential mentor, teaching modernist artists Roy de Maistre, Grace Cossington-Smith, Roland Wakelin, Alison Rehfisch and many more. This website pays tribute to a charismatic man and artist.
Landscape painter James R. Jackson (1882 – 1975) and portraitist Dora Toovey (1898 – 1986) have now their own dedicated website.
Ken Done Gallery is dedicated to the diverse art of renowned Australian painter Ken Done.
The Julian Ashton Art School, the renowned historic Australian art academy, teaches fine artm with classes in oil, acrylic, watercolour painting, life drawing and etching in Sydney.
The National Art School, based in the premier arts precinct of Sydney, is a centre of excellence in studio based visual arts, research and the delivery of a liberal education.
Saatchi Gallery bills itself as the worldwide interactive art gallery and is already legendary for showcasing contemporary artists’ works.
Art Associations and Resources
Banziger Hulme Fine Art Consultants are members of the Art Consulting Association of Australia.
The Australian Art Collector , launched in 1997, gathers Australia’s best art writers and journalists to profile Australian artists, collectors and dealers and provide background reports on news and current issues in the art world.
Australian Art Sales Digest (subscription) is THE database for auction results of artists who have either lived or worked in Australia and New Zealand, listing the results of the last thirty-five years and comprising over 40,000 artists and over 420,000 works.
Artprice (subscription) keeps track of the market value with a database of 25 million auction prices and indices, detailed auction results and 405,000 artists.
Art Daily is THE website for global up-to-date art news with a wealth of further information on art. We have subscribed – and it’s all free.
Other Helpful Resources
The Art Scene – specialist framers and art suppliers located in West Ryde with stores in Paddington and Rozelle