Newcontemporaries Gallery
Sydney, NSW, 2002-4

Newcontemporaries was a not for profit corporate sponsored gallery located in the iconic Queen Victoria Building running from 2002-4. Director: John McDonald.

  • No Ordinary Man – Sydney’s Quong Tart – Citizen, merchant & philanthropist, social history exhibition, 2004
  • Illos – The Art of Contemporary Illustration, co-curated by Tammy Wong, Rocco Fazzari & Gabriel Clark, 2004
  • Gone with the Panda – Zhao Bandi & Friend, (China) curator, 2004
  • Degrees of Abstraction – Ian Bettinson, 2004
  • Mystic Medusa on Art, group exhibition curated by Mystic Medusa, 2004
  • Luminescent Man, Zhu Ming, Performance, curator (China), 2003
  • Walcha – City of Art, curator, 2003
  • Set fire to self – Drown – James Robinson, curator, 2003
  • Approaches to making, School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra, 2002
  • Aggregation – Chun Kwan Young, curator, 2002
  • Indecorous Abstraction 2 – Contemporary Women Painters, 2002
  • Sydney or the Bush, curator, 2002

Image: Catalogue for Zhao Bandi's exhibition Gone with the Panda, 2004. A solo exhibition of Beijing based contemporary artist Zhao Bandi, showing his series of humorous conversations with his stuffed toy panda and China's national icon about pressing social issues in a transforming Chinese society.