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Thursday, March 15, 2012

 
Accompanying Project 25: Thomas Demand, The Dailies, comes the launch of our brand new night-time program PARLOUR. This creative new space is dedicated to presenting fresh interpretations of our projects through film, performance, music, creative discussions and hands-on workshops, free of charge to visitors 18+. Read More

Thursday, March 08, 2012


Own one of only 1000 limited edition catalogues created by Thomas Demand for his new Kaldor Public Art Project, The Dailies. Co-published by Kaldor Public Art Projects with MACK, London, this book has 32 pages and 16 colour plates in a large-format, leporello-bound, book with an embossed faux-leather cover.  Read More

Thursday, January 19, 2012


Kaldor Public Art Projects has a volunteer office internship position available and is also seeking volunteer invigilators to assist with Kaldor Public Art Project 25: Thomas Demand, which will be launched in March. These positions are an exciting way to become involved in groundbreaking contemporary art projects realised in Australia by international artists. Read More

Friday, December 09, 2011

  Internationally renowned German artist Thomas Demand will present the 25th Kaldor Public Art Project in March 2012. Demand will transform a unique architectural site in the centre of Sydney to present his new works and project The Dailies. This work will be the artist's first public art project working outside a museum environment.  Read More

Thursday, December 08, 2011

 
Project 18
artist Martin Boyce has won this year's Turner prize, one of the world's most prestigious art awards. The Turner Prize is awarded annually to a British artist under the age of 50, whose work is deemed innovative and important. Past winners include Damien Hirst and Anish Kapoor.  Read More

Thursday, November 10, 2011

 
John Kaldor has been invited to speak at the National Visual Arts Education Conference 2012, presenting the ideas that inform our groundbreaking education resources. The theme of the conference is Space: Space to renew, Space to experiment, Space to grow, Space for all.  Read More

Wednesday, October 19, 2011


For the last three weeks, Martin Place has been home to Michael Landy's 13-metre puzzle installation, mapping the Sydney CBD and its 200 project sites. Saturday 22 October is your last opportunity to see the puzzle complete.  Read More

Thursday, October 13, 2011


With 700 stories of kindness received from people across Sydney, an ambitious 13-metre-long jigsaw puzzle in Sydney's Martin Place, and stories of kindness on puzzle-pieces in 200 sites across city - watch how Michael Landy created his extraordinary project Acts of Kindness. Read More

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Haven't explored Michael Landy's Acts of Kindness yet? See the artist unveil the project and show you how to find the stories in the city streets. Landy discusses his 13-metre installation in lower Martin Place and explains how to use his giant map as a tool to navigate the city in search of kindness. Read More

Wednesday, September 21, 2011



In a special public event, Happiness and the City, celebrated British artist Michael Landy joined by three lively panellists to discuss the meeting points of compassion, altruism and art in the public realm. Tanveer Ahmed, Lisa Havilah and David Marr consider issues raised by the Acts of Kindness project. Read More

Monday, September 19, 2011



The 24th Kaldor Public Art Project, Michael Landy's Acts of Kindness, begins this week! See Landy's ambitious installation in lower Martin Place and 200 sites across the CBD from Friday 23 September.  Read More

Friday, September 02, 2011



We have recently uploaded fresh interviews with two past Kaldor project artists, Christo and Jeff Koons, to share with you. Watch Christo reminisce about the very first Kaldor Public Art Project, Wrapped Coast, from 1969, and see Jeff Koons speak about the multitude of decisions that go into constructing a 12.4-metre high puppy made of flowers for the 10th Kaldor Public Art Project in 1995.  Read More

Wednesday, August 10, 2011


 
Watch Michael Landy's project take shape as we release a series of short online documentary clips about Acts of Kindness. Episode 1 is now available and stay tuned to our blog, facebook or twitter to hear when future episodes are released - and don't forget to send us your story!  Read More

Tuesday, July 19, 2011



Celebrated UK artist Michael Landy announces his new work for the 24th Kaldor Public Art Project! For Acts of Kindness 2011, Landy is calling for your stories of kindness from the streets of Sydney.  Read More

Thursday, June 02, 2011



John Baldessari's Your Name in Lights launched yesterday at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam as part of Holland Festival - broadcast on live television to 1 million viewers! Kaldor Public Art Projects are proud to have realised this new work with Baldessari and now to have facilitated its second presentation in Europe. Read More

Monday, May 23, 2011



On May 21st and 22nd, the Art Gallery of NSW launched the John Kaldor Family Collection with an extraordinary weekend of over 60 talks and events. With record numbers through the door, the weekend was a celebration of contemporary art and this important gift. Read More

Friday, May 13, 2011



Celebrated UK artist Michael Landy joins us soon in Sydney to plan his new work for Project 24. First known as one of the Young British Artists, and later for his monumental work Break Down in which he systematically destroyed all of his possessions, Landy's work explores the experience and values of consumer life. Read More

Friday, May 06, 2011



The John Kaldor Family Gallery launches on May 21 and 22 with an Open Weekend at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and over 60 talks and events. Join us at the gallery for their extensive program and to see this extraordinary collection in its new home.  Read More

Monday, April 18, 2011



This month, MOVE: Video art in schools will be launched in the Australian Capital Territory with the support of the ACT Department of Education and Training and the National Gallery of Australia. This successful resource for secondary schools is already available in all Australian states and over 1,800 schools! Read More

Monday, March 21, 2011



Our 23rd Project, John Baldessari's Your Name in Lights, has received international recognition and will open at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam this June. Around 100 000 Sydneysiders had their glittering moment in January when we partnered with Sydney Festival. This time you can be famous on the continent! Read More

Monday, March 21, 2011



The ABC has now released their documentary about our 20th Project, Stephen Vitiello's The Sound of Red Earth. The ABC followed Vitiello across the Kimberley region in Western Australia, documenting the challenges and extraordinary experiences he encountered in his efforts to capture the sounds of the Australian landscape for his project. Read More

Saturday, March 19, 2011



The 100-page resource 'Public Art: Teaching Excellence' has been published by the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and features several past Kaldor Public Art Projects. Created as a teaching aide for contemporary art in primary school classrooms, this book is based on the e5 instructional model being introduced in Victorian government schools. We are proud to collaborate on another innovative learning resource to support art education. Teachers in Victoria can get involved through professional development workshops. Read More

Wednesday, February 09, 2011



Around 100 000 participants saw their name in lights for John Baldessari’s project in Sydney. See the latest photos and footage from our 23rd project, Your Name in Lights, 2011, or hear about it direct from our facebook fansRead More

Tuesday, February 08, 2011



Celebrated German artist Thomas Demand recently returned to Sydney to finalise plans for his Kaldor Public Art Project. Hear Thomas talk to Monocle magazine about his recent exhibition in Berlin and register for our newsletter to hear about his forthcoming project. Read More

Tuesday, February 08, 2011



Find out what the local newspapers said about Gilbert & George's project in 1973, why Charlotte Moorman and Nam June Paik requested a practice bomb for their performances in 1976, how Jeff Koons chose the flowers for his giant topiary Puppy in 1995. Read the full history in our 304-page anniversary publication '40 years: Kaldor Public Art Projects' .  Read More

Monday, February 07, 2011

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED - THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

3 days to fulltime (negotiable)  Read More