Photographic Portrait Prize

Australian Photographic Portraiture Prize winners



‘Bloom’ an exhibition by bone sculptor Gerard Geer at Beinart Gallery, Victoria

Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2018

Presents new work by Australian artists that find a connection between drawing and the moving image at Art Gallery of NSW until 21 October 2018. Read more


Amalia Pica | 4 August – 7 October 2018 On display at Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) With a series of new commissioned works, Amalia Pica explores the techniques, potential, and shortcomings of communication between different species. The project is a continuation of Pica’s longstanding consideration of language, comprehension, misunderstanding, translation, and listening. Through…

American Masters

American Masters: 1940 – 1980 examines how a generation of young Americans challenged local traditions and reinvented modern art. Featuring over 150 works from 70 artists drawn exclusively from the National Gallery of Australia’s outstanding collection, the exhibition includes masterpieces by Mark Rothko, Willem De Kooning, Frank Stella, Man Ray, Andy Warhol, Robert Mappelthorpe, Yoko…

A Lightness of Spirit

A Lightness of Spirit is the Measure of Happiness celebrates the significance of family, community and humour in contemporary Aboriginal life. This major exhibition will feature 10 new commissions by artists from south-east Australia and beyond. On display at Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Victoria until 16 September. Read more  

Heidi 1

This exhibition presents many of the best known works from the Heide Collection by artists supported by the Reeds, including Sam Atyeo, Danila Vassilieff, Sidney Nolan, John Perceval, Arthur Boyd, Albert Tucker and Joy Hester. Heide Museum Modern Art, Melbourne, Victoria until 11th November Image copyrite: Danila Vassilieff ‘Valerie and Betty, 1937’ See more.

William Robinson

Genisis at S.H.Ervine Gallery, Victoria until 7th October. William Robinson: Genesis explores the rich experimental spirit and inimitable mastery of Robinson’s works on paper to show that rather than being a minor interest, this medium has contributed greatly to the development of his contemporaneous canvases. image: WILLIAM ROBINSON  The blue pools, Springbrook to Beechmont  2000 QUT…

A Visit to Ballarat Art Gallery

A recent trip to Maldon, Victoria in ‘Chugger’ the motor home saw me take advantage of an opportunity to visit Ballarat Art Gallery. As usual there was only limited time, however I did get to see two exhibitions that could be described as representing opposite ends of a spectrum. The first exhibition was ‘Wow –…

Reviews by Mark Holsworth

A white ViewMaster-style stereoscopic viewer with a round magazine of surreal photographs by Ayman Kaake was one of two winners. . .read more

Joyous June 2018

Reader submissions of the one piece of artwork they just can’t bear to part with

Arthur Ted Powell

Mighty Melbourne Melbourne has been the inspiration for eight of Arthur Ted Powell’s solo exhibitions between 2010-2018. He has painted Melbourne and its environs at night (Rivers of Light 2010), as a topographical map (Mapping Melbourne 2011), a geographic coordinate (145 Degrees East 2012), an historic grid (GRID 2014), a state of mind (Melbourne on…