The gallery will be closed tomorrow for the ANZAC day public holiday. We will resume normal gallery hours on Saturday the 26th.
A reminder that the gallery is closed for the long weekend (18th Friday – 21st Monday).
Ben Quilty’s touring exhibition After Afghanistan is on display at Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane from the 12th of April to the 7th June, 2014. A link to further information on the exhibition can be found here.
Online publication The Conversation has published a review on the 2014 Adelaide Biennial Dark Heart. Please click here to read full review.
Keep your eyes peeled for JMG artists featuring in upcoming ABC production: Hannah Gadsby’s Oz. Hannah, armed with a strong wit and desire to pick beneath the paint, travels across the continent in search of Australiaʼs national identity. Tune in: Tuesday March 11th at 10pm on ABC1. A link to promotion video can be viewed […]
Dark Heart is the 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. The exhibition curated by Nick Mitzevich features three of our artists, Julia deVille, Ben Quilty and Alex Seton. Please follow this link to access the Dark Heart website.
Writer Louise Martin-Chew has reviewed Danie’s current exhibition Exotic Lies, Sacred Ties at University of Queensland Art Gallery. Please click here to read the full article.
Congratulations to Alex Seton on winning the People’s Choice award for the University of Queensland Art Museum’s National Artist Self-Portrait Award. His pictured work Soloist, was selected for the award.
Congratulations to Ben Quilty, overall winner of the Prudential Eye Award for Contemporary Asian Art. Here Ben is at the award ceremony in Singapore, Courtesy Prudential Eye Awards. Quilty will have a solo exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London in the summer of 2014. Read more about the Prudential Eye Awards here.
The University of Queensland Art Museum presents a major survey of work by Danie Mellor. The exhibition, Exotic Lies, Sacred Ties, considers the in-depth contribution he has made to contemporary Australian art. 18 January – 27 April at UQ Art Museum Please click here for further information.
Be sure to visit the Gallery of Modern Art’s Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth. The exhibition is an Australian first and GOMA exclusive, it presents two new major commissions by the artist which reflect his experience traveling in Australia with his family. Particularly, the commission Heritage 2013 which was based upon the artist’s travel to […]
For Remembrance Day 2013, the Australian War Memorial displayed the work Six more by Alex Seton. Acquired by the Australian Memorial in 2011, the work consists of six highly realistic folded ceremonial flags carved from Queensland pear marble. The work commemorates Australian soldiers who have been killed in the Afghanistan war. Read more about the […]
The 2013 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize was awarded to Julia deVille for her work Sorrow. More information on her award can be found here.
Heidi Yardley’s painting The Falconer was a finalist in the 2013 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize. More information on the prize can be found here.
Jan Murphy Gallery was involved in the inaugural Sydney Contemporary art fair from the 19th to 22nd September 2013. The fair featured work by artists Danie Mellor, Lara Merrett, Julia deVille and Alex Seton. To see more information on the fair refer to this link.
Danie Mellor was invited to participate in ‘Australia’ at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, which opened on the 21st September 2013, see link below: “Australia’s most treasured art comes to London for the biggest show yet seen in UK” – The Guardian Please see link here for further information.
Well done Victoria Reichelt winner of the Sir John Sulman Prize for 2013. To read more about Victoria’s success read here.