'Geodesic Envelopes' offers a performative sculptural manifestation of the body’s entanglement with the angular and geometric structures in our environment and the architectural spaces we inhabit.
Taking its title from a Soviet science-fiction story set on the imaginary planet Rainbow, this survey is drawn from the past ten years of Emily Floyd’s fifteen-year practice while also including new works devised specifically for Heide’s galleries and grounds.
When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbour on 7 December 1942 then Darwin the following February, Australians had to face the arrival of World War II at their doorstep. 'We are the Dead Men: Albert Tucker's War' presents a selection of work by Yosl Bergner, Arthur Boyd, Joy Hester, John Perceval, Albert Tucker and Sidney Nolan from this turbulent era.
This exhibition focuses on Baldessin’s powerful graphic oeuvre, presenting prints and drawings in the Heide Collection created between the artist’s exhibition debut in 1964 and his untimely death in 1978.
Drawn from the treasure trove of her private collection of paintings, soft-sculpture dolls, tapestries and sketchbooks, the exhibition brings a sense of Mirka’s home to Heide II, the modernist home of the Reeds.
Arthur Boyd’s series Love, Marriage and Death of a Half Caste, more commonly known as the Brides, was painted between 1954 and 1958 after Boyd’s first journey to Central Australia. It represents not only a defining achievement in the artist’s career, but is one of the most significant suites of paintings of twentieth century Australian art.