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Can Art Stop a Bullet: William Kelly’s Big Picture

— Thursday 30th July 2020

Peace and War Banner
This exhibition has been postponed till 2021

Later this year the gallery was planning to present an exhibition of works by William Kelly, but the artist, with the gallery's support, has decided to postpone the exhibition till 2021.

The exhibition will feature works seen in the 2019 documentary "Can Art Stop a Bullet: William Kelly's Big Picture".  Directed by Mark Street and produced by Fiona Cochrane, the feature length documentary was filmed across five continents and features interviews with artists, activists, philosophers and writers including Martin Sheen, A.C. Grayling, Ian McLean and Sasha Grishin.  It tells the story behind many of the works in the artist's 2016 commission for the State Library of Victoria - a 3-storey-high banner exhibited in the LaTrobe Reading Room - and, in doing so, reveals the artist’s long career in art and activism. 

To register your interest for the exhibition, let us know by clicking here.

To watch the film online, visit https://www.fanforcetv.com/ - search for "Can Art Stop a Bullet: William Kelly's Big Picture" and see when the next stream is available to pay for access to.

Since its establishment in 1984, the Charles Nodrum Gallery’s exhibition program embraces a diversity of media and styles - from painting, sculpture & works on paper to graphics and photography; from figurative, geometric, gestural, surrealist & social comment to installation & conceptually based work.