Francis Upritchard at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Modern Project

The Art Gallery of New South Wales will launch its expansion - the Sydney Modern Project - later this year. Francis Upritchard has been commissioned to make a​ family of large-scale bronze mythical creatures that will greet visitors in the new Welcome Plaza.

Along with Upritchard, the commissioned artists are Lorraine Connelly-Northey, Karla Dickens, Simryn Gill, Jonathan Jones, Yayoi Kusama, Richard Lewer, Lee Mingwei and Lisa Reihana. The public art commissions have been funded by the Art Gallery's Foundation and leading philanthropists.
14 April 2022