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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