01.09.18 Ben Quilty Major Survey Exhibition

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.

Quilty

Art Gallery of South Australia
2 March – 2 June 2019

QAGOMA
29 June – 13 October 2019

Art Gallery of New South Wales
9 November 2019 – 2 February 2020

For more information, please click here.

Image credit: Ben Quilty. Photo: Daniel Boud

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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.

To read the article, please click here.

Image credit: John Nicholson   Burger   2018   acrylic   25.5 x 35.5 x 3.0 cm

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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.

To read the article, please click here.

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

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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.

For more information on Artbank, please click here.

Image credit: Fred Fowler   Assimilation (Join, or Die)   2018   oil paint and oil stick on canvas   148.0 x 132.0 cm

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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.

To read the article, please click here.

Image credit: John Nicholson   Listening to my novel and   2018   acrylic and acrylic mirror   120.0 x 82.0 x 1.0 cm

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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.

Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship 2018
Brett Whiteley Studio
7 September – 7 October 2018

For more information, please click here.

Image credit: Monica Rohan   Straight up   2018   oil on board   122.0 x 92.0 cm

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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.

15 Artists
Redcliffe Art Gallery
25 August – 13 October 2018

For more information, please click here.

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

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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.

Gothic Beauty: Victorian notions of love, loss and spirituality
Bendigo Art Gallery
6 October 2018 – 10 February 2019

For more information, please click here.

Image credit: Julia deVille   Nameless here for evermore   2010   emu egg, mystic spinel, sterling silver, black rhodium, egret feathers

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