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Detail of an artwork made with textiles and collage, depicting an image of a woman kicking her leg in the air.

2020 Season 1 Exhibitions Opening

Join us for the launch of our 2020 Season 1 program featuring two new exhibitions:
The Long Kiss Goodbye presented in association with Perth Festival + Boomerang – A National Symbol

Image: Sarah Contos, Sarah Contos Presents: The Long Kiss Goodbye (detail), 2016, mixed media, 610 x 330 x 25 cm, Art Gallery of South Australia, Gift of Janet & Diana Ramsay Foundation for the Ramsay Art Prize 2017. Photograph courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.


Detail of an artwork made with textiles and collage, depicting an image of a woman kicking her leg in the air.

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galleries

Get a behind-the-scenes look into Perth Festival's Visual Arts program on this city-wide tour. Buy a $5 bus ticket and take part in the full day of events or choose your own adventure and meet up at different points along the way.

At LWAG, from 11am-12pm, we will be joined by The Long Kiss Goodbye curator and Perth Festival Visual Arts Program Associate Gemma Weston and exhibiting artists Sarah Contos and Penny Coss.

Community Partner: Perth Festival

Image: Sarah Contos, Sarah Contos Presents: The Long Kiss Goodbye (detail), 2016, mixed media, 610 x 330 x 25 cm, Art Gallery of South Australia, Gift of Janet & Diana Ramsay Foundation for the Ramsay Art Prize 2017. Photograph courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.


Detail of an artwork made with textiles and collage, depicting an image of a woman kicking her leg in the air.

Let's Meet at LWAG

Join us at LWAG for our program for visitors living with dementia and their carers or family members.

Let's Meet provides a forum for conversation through the shared viewing and exploration of artworks on display – highlighting themes, artists and artworks currently exhibited.

Community Partner: Alzheimer's WA

Image: Sarah Contos, Sarah Contos Presents: The Long Kiss Goodbye (detail), 2016, mixed media, 610 x 330 x 25 cm, Art Gallery of South Australia, Gift of Janet & Diana Ramsay Foundation for the Ramsay Art Prize 2017. Photograph courtesy the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney.


A painting depicting a cartoon-like figure in a bright orange landscape with abstract, ghost like figures above.

Curator's Talk: The Long Kiss Goodbye

The Long Kiss Goodbye explores how artists transform familiar materials into complex meditations on love, loss, attraction and replusion.

Learn more about the exhibition on this tour and discussion with curator and Perth Festival Visual Arts Program Associate Gemma Weston.

Community Partner: Perth Festival

Image: Brent Harris, The Other Side, 2016-2017, oil on linen, courtesy a Private Collection, (c) courtesy the artist.


 
 

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