19 June 2008

INVITATION - From Mao to Now - Exhibition Opening, Sydney Olympic Park (28 June 2008)

Invitation: From Mao to Now - Exhibition Opening, Sydney Olympic Park 28th June 2008

What: From Mao to Now exhibition opening
Where: Armory Gallery, Building 18, Newington Armory, Jamieson Street, Sydney Olympic Park

You are invited to attend the opening of this important new exhibition of Chinese and Australian art at Sydney Olympic Park.

Curated by Catherine Croll, the exhibition includes work by more than 75 contemporary artists with links to China. Some are Australian artists who have recently spent time living and working there, while others are members of the Chinese diaspora now resident in Australia. Participants include noted Australian Chinese artist William Yang and award-winning painter George Gittoes. Another component of the exhibition is 65 Chinese sport and propaganda posters from the Mao era never before seen in Australia.

The exhibition is vast in scale and will feature more than 80 two dimensional works, 12 installations and 6 film and video pieces.

The opening event will run from 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Saturday 28th June 2008.

For acceptances only, please RSVP to Tony Nesbitt on 9714 7110 or tony.nesbitt@sopa.nsw.gov.au by Tuesday 24th June 2008