"Vale" tag
  • Wednesday 8 March 2017

    Vale: Leonard French, OBE, and Peter Travis, AM

    Signwriter turned painter Leonard French (1928–2017) passed away in January, aged 88. French was an influential artist over a career that spanned six decades, including five years in the 1960s that he spent working on a 50-colour glass…

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  • Wednesday 23 November 2016
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    Vale: Emeritus Professor John Hay, AC (1942–2016)

    ‘For as long as I can remember, literature, the arts and the challenge of new ideas have compelled my imagination . . .’1 In late 2007 the doors to the Gallery of Modern…

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  • Friday 22 April 2016

    Vale: Bea Maddock 1934–2016

    The Gallery acknowledges and is saddened by the recent passing of Beatrice (Bea) Maddock in Launceston, Tasmania on 9 April 2016. Maddock, one of Australia’s much loved and respected contemporary artists was awarded…

  • Monday 18 April 2016

    Vale: Malick Sidibé 1936–2016

    We remember the late photographer Malick Sidibé with our previous post when the Gallery acquired a group of photographs taken soon after independence was declared in the north-west African country of Mali. Want to know what’s…

  • Thursday 14 April 2016
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    Vale: Huang Zhuan 1958–2016

    We have been saddened to learn of the passing of the art historian, critic and curator Huang Zhuan (1958–2016), who worked with the Gallery on the curatorial team for Beyond the Future, the…

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  • Wednesday 23 December 2015

    Vale: Judy Cassab 1920-2015

    The Gallery acknowledges the recent passing of Judy Cassab (15 August 1920 – 3 November 2015), one of Australia’s much loved and respected artists and best known for being the first woman to…