Derek Kreckler

Derek Kreckler: Accident & Process is the first survey exhibition of one of Australia’s most rigorous conceptual artists. It brings together photography, video, installation, sound and performance works drawn from the artist’s early experimental practice of the 1970s through to his more recent focus on still and moving imagery in the 21st century. Derek Kreckler is an Australian artist born…

Sappers & Shrapnel

Inspired by the little-known and undervalued art form known as trench art, Sappers & Shrapnel, includes works from the collection of theAustralian War Memorial including items made by Tasmanian Sapper Stanley K. Pearl alongside the compelling work of contemporary artistsTony Albert, Olga Cironis, Nicholas Folland, Brett Graham, Fiona Hall, Richard Lewer, Alasdair McLuckie, Baden Pailthorpe,…

Amber Rose Hulme

After initially pursuing a career in genetics, Amber-Rose Hulme has spent the last four years devoted to her art practice. She works predominantly with pastel on paper, creating photo-realistic scenes of the urban everyday. 2016 has been a busy year for Hulme, with her selection as finalist in several awards including the Rick Amor Art…

Sydney Biennial – 2017

The Art Gallery of NSW, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Carriageworks have this morning announced 49 artists who will be presenting work for the inaugural The National: New Australian Art.  The single curated program will be held across the three venues from March 30, 2017. It will be the city’s largest exhibition focused on contemporary…

Margaret Olley

7 JANUARY – 26 MARCH 2017  This major exhibition celebrates the influences of Margaret Olley as an artist from her student days and those she inspired throughout her life. It explores the influences of her teachers on her practice, the inspirations that shaped her as a painter and finally her legacy to those artists she championed. The…

Global Galleries

Exhibition on Screen is set to capture art exhibitions from galleries around the world and bring them to Australian cinemas, in four brand new films launching from next month. Produced by award-winning director, Phil Grabsky, the upcoming season of Exhibition on Screen follows the success of previous titles Vincent Van Gogh, The Impressionists, Girl With…

Popular Pet Show – Canberra

The Popular Pet Show will express the joy and warmth that many of us derive from our animal companions, and will celebrate their trusting, unpretentious ways. Comprising exuberant recent Australian paintings, many on a large scale, it will include portraits of famous and obscure Australians and their pets by contemporary artists Nicholas Harding, Lucy Culliton, Darren…

MARVEL

Creating the Cinematic Universe 27 May 2017 – 3 Sep 2017 GOMA | Gallery 1.1, Gallery 1.2, Gallery 1.3 | Ticketed ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ will be presented exclusively at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 27 May to 3 September 2017. It will be the first major Marvel-related exhibition to be staged in Australia and…

Charles Blackman -Australian Artist

A key figure in both Australian art and Heide history, artist Charles Blackman gained the support of John and Sunday Reed in the early 1950s and they were among the first collectors of his work. Sunday introduced him to the poetry of John Shaw Neilson, which informed his compelling Schoolgirl paintings, while his remarkable Alice…

Primavera 2016

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) unveils the eight artists included in Primavera 2016: Young Australian Artists, guest curated by Emily Cormack. The artists featured in the 25th edition of Primavera are Steven Cybulka (SA), Pia van Gelder (NSW), Biljana Jancic (NSW), Ruth McConchie (QLD), Adelle Mills (VIC), Mira Oosterweghel (VIC), Emily Parsons-Lord (NSW)…

The walls of Irene Warehouse — Black Mark

Irene Warehouse in Brunswick is a former two-storey lingerie factory that is now an artist-run, not-for profit, studio space and venue. It has been doing it for almost two decades and it is still going. It doesn’t say when it started on its website but I can remember going out there to meet with visiting […]…

Emma Walker – Australian artist

‘Sediment Songs’ represents Emma Walker’s intuitive translations of different experienced environments. Carved andpainted on board, the works channel the vast native landscapes the artist has walked through in Central Australia as well as Walker’s home on the coastal fringe of Northern New South Wales. The geographic and topological nuances of these… via New Work Friday #203…