23.11.16 12 Days of Christmas 2016

12 Days, 12 Artists, 12 Artworks

In the spirit of Christmas and in the tradition of the Advent calendar, we invite you to view twelve works by twelve artists over twelve days.

From Tuesday 29 November, we will be featuring one significant new work from an artist at 12pm (AEST).

Each artwork will be revealed at 12pm (AEST) every consecutive day of the campaign leading up to Christmas.

You can view the artwork via email, Facebook or Instagram and all works will be available to purchase.

All images will be concealed until the day of reveal!

Featured artists are Jason Benjamin, Lucy Culliton, Julia deVille, Adam Lester, Fiona Lowry, Guy Maestri, Michael Muir, John Nicholson, Monica Rohan, Martin Smith, Alexandra Standen and Marina Strocchi.

Please contact the gallery on 07 3254 1855 or enquiries@janmurphygallery.com.au for further information.

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16.11.16 Robert Malherbe in Artist Profile

Robert Malherbe has been featured in an article in the current issue of Artist Profile.

Visiting Robert in his Sydney studio, writer Judith Pugh discusses the origins of his painting practice and the continuing journey ever since.

Issue #37 of Artist Profile is on sale now.

Image credit: Photograph by Ona Janzen

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11.11.16 Ben Quilty in ‘Sappers & Shrapnel’

The work of Australian contemporary artists will be exhibited alongside what is known as ‘trench art’ in an exhibition titled, Sappers & Shrapnel at the Art Gallery of South Australia. The term ‘trench art’ describes objects made from the waste of warfare by solidiers, civilians and prisoners of war.

Featuring trench art from the collection of the Australian War Memorial, alongside compelling contemporary artwork by artists such as Ben Quilty, Sappers & Shrapnel aims to explore the human need to make art, even in the throes of wartime.

Sappers & Shrapnel: Contemporary art and the art of the trenches
Art Gallery of South Australia

11 November 2016 – 29 January 2017

For more information, please click here.

To read an ABC News article about Ben Quilty’s journey in Europe and the Middle East, please click here.

Image credit: Installation view of Ben Quilty   Skin   2016

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08.11.16 Artist Videos

We are excited to announce that our website now has a video page.

View in depth interviews and studio visits with our artists here.

Follow us on our Youtube channel here.

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01.11.16 Natasha Bieniek – ‘Bloombox’

Natasha Bieniek’s solo exhibition, ‘Bloombox’ is current until 26 November.

View a video interview with Natasha discussing her miniature landscape paintings below.

To view the exhibition online, please click here. 

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