Designed for student preparation and follow-up, these education resources provide information on the ideas, themes and influences found in the exhibitions at Heide Museum of Modern Art.
O'Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism
Making Modernism brings together for the first time the iconic art of Georgia O'Keeffe, one of America's most significant painters of the twentieth century, alongside modernist masterpieces by pioneering Australian artists, Margaret Preston and Grace Cossington Smith.
Learning resources are also available from the Art Gallery of NSW website
Michelle Nikou: a e i o u
Adelaide-based artist Michelle Nikou draws on surrealism in a reflective and productive way to transform mundane domestic objects and materials into sculptures of humour, poignancy and marvel.
Dancing Umbrellas: An Exhibition of Movement and Light
An exhibition of moving image, performance, painting and object-based works by contemporary Australian artists which together create a spatio-temporal and visually immersive environment.
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS
MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS presents artworks spanning nearly five decades of the long career of Victorian-based artist Aleks Danko, from his earliest exhibitions in the late 1960s through to his recent installations.
Learning Resources are available from the Museum of Conemporary Art website
Colour Sensation: The Works of Melinda Harper
Colour Sensation: The Works of Melinda Harper surveys the work of one of Australia’s most significant contemporary abstract artists in her first major museum exhibition.
21st Century Heide: The Collection since 2000
21st Century Heide: The Collection Since 2000 celebrates recent acquisitions of contemporary art to Heide Museum of Modern Art’s permanent collection
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Abstraction-Création: J.W Power in Europe 1921-1938
J.W. Power was Australia’s most successful expatriate painter of the interwar years. This exhibition focuses on Power’s career in the context of London and Paris between the wars.
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Being Human: The Graphic Works of George Baldessin
This exhibition presents a selection of Baldessin’s prints and drawings from the Heide Collection, ranging from the artist’s first exhibition in Melbourne in 1964 through to the year of his untimely death in 1978, aged thirty-nine.
Emily Floyd: Far Rainbow
In 'Far Rainbow' Floyd looks at themes of utopianism and community, while exploring how some theories of learning and alternative education might be applied to contemporary art, or articulated through the art object.
Collage: The Heide Collection
The Sometimes Chaotic World of Mike Brown
An intimate look at the prolific, boundary breaking work of Mike Brown, from his early days with the collaborative artist group the Imitation Realists, to the final years of his life.
Born to Concrete: The Heide Collection
Fiona Hall: Big Game Hunting
Big Game Hunting draws attention to the earth and its life forms as macro and microcosmic sites of conflict: battlefields and wastelands decimated by violent forces, the big games of human greed and folly.
Louise Bourgeois: Late Works
Bourgeois was one of the most influential, inventive and provocative artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and her work continues to expand the scope of subject matter and source material for contemporary art practices.
Less is More: Minimal and post Minimal Art in Australia
Louis Saxton: Sanctuary
Ken Whisson: As If
In a career spanning over sixty years, Ken Whisson has been making thoughtful and uncompromising paintings and drawings which hold a unique place in Australian art.
Callum Morton: In Memoriam
Albert Tucker: Images of Evil
Up Close traces the significant legacy of Australian photographer Carol Jerrems (1949–1980) and situates her work alongside that of other photo-based artists; Larry Clark and Nan Goldin from New York and William Yang from Sydney.
Cubism and Australian Art
Cubism and Australian Art considers the impact of the revolutionary and transformative movement of Cubism on Australian art from the early twentieth century to the present day.
Mordern Times: the untold story of modernism in Australia
The art of existence, Les Kossatz
Hinterlands: ALbert Tucker's landscapes 1960 - 1975
Order and Dissent: works from the Heide Collection
A Single Mind: RIck Amor
Savage Luxury: Modernist Design in Melbourne 1930-1939
Perfect for Every Occasion: Photography Today
Perfect for every occasion: photography today is one of the first exhibitions to consider what has been developing in Australian photography in the twenty-first century.