Developed by the Art Gallery of South Australia and curated by Co-Acting Director Lisa Slade, a major survey exhibition of the work of Ben Quilty, Quilty, will be unveiled in Adelaide from March 2019, before a year of touring to the state galleries in Queensland and New South Wales.
A fully illustrated book, published by Penguin Random House, will accompany the exhibition.
29 June – 13 October 2019
Art Gallery of New South Wales
9 November 2019 – 2 February 2020
Image credit: Ben Quilty. Photo: Daniel Boud
____________18.09.18 John Nicholson in Forbes
Internationally recognised publication, Forbes, has featured John Nicholson’s new solo exhibition, Drop Downs, in an article by Felicity Carter.
In the interview, Nicholson discusses the concepts behind his latest body of work and how these fit in within the evolution of his artistic practice.
Image credit: John Nicholson Burger 2018 acrylic 25.5 x 35.5 x 3.0 cm
____________19.09.18 Julia deVille in The Sydney Morning Herald
Julia deVille has been profiled by The Sydney Morning Herald in an article by John McDonald. The feature discusses Julia’s wide-ranging practice and her current exhibition, Wholeness and the Implicit Order, at Linden New Art in Melbourne.
Image credit: Julia deVille Mother is my Monarch 2018 baby giraffe, my last breath, 18ct gold, 18ct white gold, sterling silver, bronze, gold plate, black rhodium plate, Akoya pearls, freshwater pearls, rose cut diamonds 6.05ct, rose cut black diamonds 0.67ct, uncut diamond granules 150ct, setting from ex-husband’s engagement ring (18ct white gold, rose cut diamonds 0.33ct), Case by Kate Rohde 200.0 x 112.0 x 163.0 cm (including case) Photo: Dan Purnell
____________22.09.18 Fred Fowler in Artbank Collection
Fred Fowler’s work, Assimilation (Join, or Die) 2018, has been acquired by Artbank.
The painting was first exhibited in Fowler’s recent solo exhibition, Home / Visitors.
Image credit: Fred Fowler Assimilation (Join, or Die) 2018 oil paint and oil stick on canvas 148.0 x 132.0 cm
____________04.09.18 John Nicholson in Art Guide Australia
John Nicholson’s upcoming solo exhibition, Drop Downs, has been featured in an article by Andrew Stephens for Art Guide Australia’s September/October 2018 issue.
Examining new inspiration behind Nicholson’s acrylic sculptures, the article discusses references to industrial production as well as time spent at a computer screen.
Image credit: John Nicholson Listening to my novel and 2018 acrylic and acrylic mirror 120.0 x 82.0 x 1.0 cm
____________07.09.18 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2018
Monica Rohan is a finalist for the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2018 and was highly commended for her work.
Celebrating its 20th year in 2018, the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship is a scholarship for young Australian painters and consists of $40,000 and a three-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris. This year’s judge was artist Ben Quilty, who selected this year’s winner from 13 finalists, shortlisted from 154 entries.
An exhibition of finalists’ works is held at the Brett Whiteley Studio in Sydney’s Surry Hills.
Image credit: Monica Rohan Straight up 2018 oil on board 122.0 x 92.0 cm
____________04.09.18 Alexandra Standen in ‘15 Artists’ 2018
Alexandra Standen features in annual award, 15 Artists, at Redcliffe Art Gallery. The $10,000 acquisitive prize exhibits 15 artists that reflect the focus of the Moreton Bay Regional Council Art Collection.
Judged in 2018 by Michael Wardell, Coordinator, Logan Art Gallery, the winner will be announced at the exhibition opening on Friday 24 August.
Image credit: Alexandra Standen Relics from romantic attachments 2017 hand-built terracotta with gold glaze 3 pieces 102.0 x 45.0 x 8.0 cm, 86.0 x 46.0 x 7.0 cm, 78.0 x 39.0 x 8.0 cm
____________05.09.18 ‘Gothic Beauty’ at Bendigo Art Gallery
Julia deVille and Juz Kitson feature in group exhibition, Gothic Beauty: Victorian notions of love, loss and spirituality, at Bendigo Art Gallery.
The exhibition traces the Victorian gothic into contemporary art, bringing together the work of a variety of artists who explore these ideas.
Image credit: Julia deVille Nameless here for evermore 2010 emu egg, mystic spinel, sterling silver, black rhodium, egret feathers