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


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


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


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


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


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.


Art Gallery of South Australia
2 March – 2 June 2019

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


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.

Wholeness and the Implicit Order
Linden New Art
25 August – 4 November 2018

For more information, please click here.

For a virtual tour (viewable in a web browser or with VR technology), please click here.

To read an article by Art Guide Australia, please click here. 

To watch Julia interviewed on ABC TV’s ‘The Mix’, please click here.

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.

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


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.

Ben Quilty: Home
In conversation with Sarah Kanowski
Brisbane Powerhouse
Friday 14 September, 7pm (70 minutes)

For more information, please click here.

Ben Quilty joined Jon Faine on ABC Radio’s The Conversation Hour to discuss the publication. To listen to the episode, please click here. 

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.

To view the episode, please click here.

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


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