The second of three biennial surveys presenting the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art.
Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney
A mass installation and drawings by contemporary Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang encounter the Terracotta Warriors and other ancient treasures.
Urs Fischer’s four-metre red wax sculpture, Francesco, 2017, is designed to be lit and slowly melted like a candle. Recently acquired by the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), the sculpture’s decomposition is being documented on social media—and attracting lively discussion.
This exhibition, drawn from the QUT Art Museum’s largely post-1960 collection, dallies with a contemporary impulse to minimise, downsize and the mantra of ‘reduce, reuse, recycle.’
Destination Sydney re-imagined, the second iteration of a concept which debuted in 2015, is a showcase for significant Sydney-based artists with decades of practice behind them.
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