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
____________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.
29 June – 13 October 2019
Art Gallery of New South Wales
9 November 2019 – 2 February 2020
Image credit: Ben Quilty. Photo: Daniel Boud
____________04.07.18 Julia deVille at Linden New Art
To celebrate Linden New Art’s return to their original St Kilda premises, they will present a major solo exhibition of new work by Julia deVille. Wholeness and the Implicit Order sees deVille working in the new mediums of holography and Virtual Reality (VR) to create an immersive environment within the Victorian rooms of Linden New Art.
Using these new technologies, deVille furthers her exploration into the interconnectedness of all things and the importance of treating all life with respect.
Image credit: Installation view of Wholeness and the implicit Order at Linden New Art. Photo: Theresa Harrison Photography
____________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
____________17.08.18 Ben Quilty at Brisbane Powerhouse
Ben Quilty will join ABC Radio’s Sarah Kanowski in conversation to discuss his new book, Home.
The publication features a collection of drawings by Syrian children reflecting on their forsaken homeland, with all proceeds from the sale of the book going directly to World Vision’s Child Friendly Spaces.
Image credit: Home: Drawings by Syrian Children book cover (detail), edited by Ben Quilty, foreword by Richard Flanagan. Published by Penguin Books.
____________23.08.18 ABC TV’s ‘The Mix’ at Spring 1883
ABC TV’s ‘The Mix’ visited The Hotel Windsor in Melbourne for Spring 1883. In Episode 27, arts reporter Lisa Skerrett explores the unique fair, including Jan Murphy Gallery’s suite.
Image credit: Juz Kitson You me and everything in between 2018 Dehau porcelain mounted on treated pine 53.0 x 74.0 x 60.0 cm