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  • 11th Nov 2018

    New works by Sam Martin and Jake Walker will be on view in 'Support Structure', a group exhibition devised by the La Trobe Art Institute, Bendigo. The exhibition brings together artists whose work assumes a sculptural sensibility, acknowledging the physicality of painting as a medium.

    On view from 12 November to 22 December, officially opening Thursday 15 November, 5:30-7pm.

    (image: Jake Walker, 104, 2018)

  • 12th Oct 2018

    David Griggs has been selected as a finalist for the 2018 Bruny Art Prize. 'The Bruny' is a unique national award focused specifically on painting that explores concepts of identity and environment, including the relationship between people and the physical world. In 2018 the broad theme of the prize is 'Art of Adaption', which encompasses the ways communities negotiate challenges such as climate adaptation.

    The winner will be announced on 13 October with the exhibition of the finalists' work on view at Alonnah Hall until 21 October.

    (image: David Griggs, Zodiacs and God, 2011)

  • 5th Oct 2018

    ‘Borrowed Time’, a solo exhibition of new and recent work by Laith McGregor opens today at Tweed Regional Gallery, NSW. This is the second iteration of the exhibition, which originated at Caloundra Regional Gallery in March this year.

    For McGregor, time is both a subject matter for his work, as well being a tangible measure of the artist’s labour. Best known for his labour-intensive, biro portraits, in recent years his practice has expanded to include sculpture, video and print-making, and a range of subject matter. Opening Friday 5 October, the exhibition continues until 2 December.

    (image: Laith McGregor ‘Tired Landscape’ (detail) 2018)

  • 5th Oct 2018

    The Telepathy Project (Sean Peoples and Veronica Kent) are presenting work in ‘Zzzzz: Sleep, Somnabulism, Madness’ at Gertrude Contemporary. Curated by Artistic Director Mark Feary, this exhibition brings together works by Australian and international artists that explore the representation of the sleeping figure within contemporary art.

    Opening tonight, 5 October from 6-8pm, the show continues until 3 November.

    (image: The Telepathy Project, 'Objects seen in dreams should be manufactured and put on sale (after Breton)’ (detail), 2018)

  • 4th Oct 2018

    Consuelo Cavaniglia will be presenting a solo exhibition of new work tonight at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.

    Cavaniglia’s work is determined by the selection and orchestration of lines, shadows, planes of colour and reflective surfaces. Her pieces create environments where the viewer, artwork and space they share are all intricately connected, and which challenge perceptual expectations of surface qualities through angling, layering and offsetting reflection and shade. These works bring new dimensions to our understanding of installation practice, in which sensorial and emotive responses to works are privileged and a multiplicity of experiences arise.

    The exhibition opens Thursday 4 October 5.30-7.30pm, and runs until 3 November.

    (image: Consuelo Cavaniglia, installation view, Margaret Lawrence Gallery 2018)

  • 28th Sep 2018

    André Piguet's new exhibition 'Port Duckula' opens tonight at Spazio Tripla - an independent, artist run gallery in Bologna, IT.

    The exhibition runs until late October.

    (image: André Piguet, port duckula 3, 2018)

  • 8th Sep 2018

    Work by Patrick Pound is on view in ‘Systematic’, an exhibition curated by Dr. Eliza Burke at the Plimsoll Gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania. Showcasing eight Australian and New Zealand artists whose works engage with the creative potential of systems to critique, re-imagine or re-invent their workings, ’Systematic’ brings together works that invite viewers to reflect on the relationships between various human and non-human systems, and concepts of organisation, inter-relatedness and connectivity.

    Open from today, 8 September, and on view until 14 October.

    (image: Patrick Pound 'Hi wire acts’ 2015)

  • 4th Sep 2018

    Work by Tom Polo is currently on view in ‘Meditation on a Bone: Albert Tucker Beyond the Modern’ at Heide Museum of Modern Art. For this exhibition, artist and curator Glenn Barkley has mined Albert Tucker’s library and archive to explore how Tucker’s fascination with art of the past and other cultures informed his painting over the decades. The exhibition title cites a poem by A.D. Hope that Barkley found bookmarked in the library, a text reflecting on the way a handcrafted object links two people across several centuries. Central to Meditation on Bone is the motif of the mask, another culturally loaded device that can have meaning in both the past and the present. The show assembles a range of artists who use the mask literally and conceptually as a way to obscure meaning, invite nostalgia, and connect histories.

    On view until 24 February 2019.

    (image: Tom Polo ‘Emotional Patrol’ 2017 (installation view)) Image credit: Zan Wimberly.

  • 1st Sep 2018

    Isadora Vaughan has been named as a finalist in the 2018 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award. In its tenth year, this annual acquisitive prize and exhibition awards the winner $10,000, with their work acquired for the Deakin University Art Collection. Opening 4 September, 6-8pm. Isadora’s work is also currently on view in her solo show ‘Metabolic Rift’ at STATION, until September 15, and in the 2018 TarraWarra Biennial: 'From Will to Form', until 6 November.

    (image: Isadora Vaughan, ‘Recalcitrant Bodies’ (installation view), image credit: André Piguet)

  • 31st Aug 2018

    Nell will be exhibiting a group of works in This Wild Song at the Town Hall Gallery in Hawthorn, Melbourne. The exhibition celebrates the strong female leaders in the arts community. Coming from varied backgrounds and working in a diverse range of mediums, the featured artists are unified by their unique voices and distinct style.

    Opening tomorrow Saturday 1 September, the exhibition runs until 21 October.

    (image: Nell ‘In the street of the blind, the one-eyed man is called the Guiding Light’ 2016-17)

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