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Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May

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Mikala Dwyer: MCA Collection

21 Dec - 21 Feb

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Being TIWI

21 Dec - 21 Feb

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Art Safari

09 Feb, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Art Safari

09 Feb, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Genext: My Pretty Little Art Career

06 Mar, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Sharing The Artist’s Voice

Celebrating the launch of a new video portal, Alex White reflects upon the MCA’s history of producing and sharing interviews with artists and the importance of these activities for the organisation. more

My Pretty Little Sydney: A guide inspired by Grayson Perry

Much like Grayson’s work, Sydney is full of interesting enclaves if you are willing to take a closer look. We teamed up with The Thousands to create a Grayson Perry-inspired guide to Sydney! more

Building Confidence

Artist Educator Sue Salier reflects upon the certainty of youth in relation to our secondary workshop program Unpacking Unseen Images. more

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Volume One: MCA Collection

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Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015

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ARTIST INTERVIEW

Watch our latest artist interview with Khaled Sabsabi

Ildiko Kovacs

b.1962 :

Ildiko Kovacs started her art education at the age of 17 when she studied for three years. In1980,she travelled to Europe to look at museums and galleries and when she got back to Australia began painting. In 1986, she began exhibiting with Garry Anderson who was instrumental in the development of her early career. He passed away in 1991 and Kovacs self- exhibited for nine years in Sydney. Kovacs has enjoyed great support from individuals such as Hugh Jamerson, Colin and Elizabeth Laverty and Ann Lewis AO throughout her career. In 1995, she took a trip around Australia and ended up for a time in Broome. This trip was pivotal in shifting her focus from European and American paintings, to the Australian landscape and artists. These experiences brought about a new found confidence and clarity in her painting. In 2005, the line works created with brushes came to their natural conclusions and from then, Kovacs has been experimenting with rollers which opened up a new mark-making process.

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