Pick of the shows: SCAF to launch first exhibit for 2011, and White Rabbit Gallery celebrates it’s namesake

March is here, along with the second annual Art Month festival, and Sydney’s galleries are flinging doors open to reveal their first 2011 offerings. Sinophiles take note, two contemporary Chinese exhibitions not to miss;

The Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) will be launching their 2011 program next week with Yang Fudong’s exhibition: No Snow on the Broken Bridge, a significant multi-screen cinematic work by the internationally acclaimed Chinese filmmaker. The exhibition will be opened on March 17 by Professor Geremie Barme, Director, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University.
Exhibition dates: 18 March – 4 June 2011. Opening hours: Wednesday to Saturday 11 am – 5 pm. FREE.

Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation’s 2011 programme will include three major exhibitions, with a mix of film, installation and cutting-edge design that continues its mission of exhibiting and commissioning the best contemporary art from the Asia Pacific region. Check www.sherman-scaf.org.au for updates.

On the other side of town, White Rabbit Gallery is in full blown celebration mode, this being both the Year of its namesake – The Chinese astrological Year of the Rabbit – and also the tenth anniversary of the White Rabbit Collection. To mark the occasion, last Friday saw the launch of their fourth exhibition, aptly named A Decade of the Rabbit. The exhibition features an eclectic mix of 30 artists including He An, Yuan Jia, Zhou Jie and more. Exhibition is free and showing now. Hop to it…

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