LOUISE HEARMAN: QUT ART MUSEUM, BRISBANE

Posted 18/05/2017

'Louise Hearman', the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia touring retrospective exhibition, will open at the Queensland University of Technology Art Museum on 3 June 2017. The exhibition is Louise Hearman’s first major museum survey and will feature painting and drawings from across her 25-year practice. Curated by Anna Davis, MCA Australia. Read more. 

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MCA/TATE ACQUIRES RICHARD BELL & PETER KENNEDY

Posted 18/05/2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Tate, London, and Qantas have today announced five new Australian artwork acquisitions for their International Joint Acquisition Program. Included in the second round of acquisitions are Richard Bell's Embassy 2013-ongoing and Peter Kennedy & John Hughes' On Sacred Land 1983-84.

VERNON AH KEE: 'A CHANGE IS GONNA COME', NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA

Posted 18/05/2017

The work of Vernon Ah Kee features as part of 'A Change is Gonna Come' at the National Museum of Australia, opening 24 May 2017. Inspired by the 1964 civil rights song of the same name, this exhibition invites visitors to consider the 1967 referendum and the 1992 Mabo decision within the context of their time, through events that led to and followed these significant moments. Read more. 

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SAM CRANSTOUN: SHORTLISTED FOR HAZELHURST ART ON PAPER AWARD 2017

Posted 18/05/2017

Sam Cranstoun has been shortlisted for 2017's Hazelhurst Art on Paper Award. The annual award celebrates artworks on paper and focuses on contemporary interpretations of this important medium. The exhibition runs from 20 May - 16 July 2017. Read more. 

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Tintin Wulia: Representative for Indonesia at the 57th Venice Biennale

Posted 13/05/2017

Tintin Wulia will represent Indonesia at the 57th Venice Biennale: 'Viva Arte Viva' with a new work 1001 Martian Homes. The biennale will unfold over the course of nine chapters or families of artists, beginning with two introductory realms in the Central Pavilion, followed by another seven across the Arsenale through the Giardino delle Vergini. 120 of the invited artists are from 51 countries; 103 of these are participating for the fir

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Zach Blas and Jemima Wyman, Raquel Ormella, Tintin Wulia: Material Politics, IMA

Posted 13/05/2017

New work by Raquel Ormella, Tintin Wulia and a collaboration between Zach Blas and Jemima Wyman feature as part of 'Material Politics' at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition reflects on a longstanding tendency in Australian contemporary art to work with an economy of means.

Tom Nicholson: Artist Talk at Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

Posted 13/05/2017

On Saturday 20 May, 1- 2pm, Tom Nicholson discusses his latest exhibition "I was born in Indonesia", which shares the lived experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia through interviews and dioramas of their memories. Free, all welcome.

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RAQUEL ORMELLA: SOUTHERN ECONOMIES, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE FESTIVAL

Posted 27/04/2017

Raquel Ormella presents a series of new textile works commissioned as part of the 'ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE' 2017 Festival. The exhibition, 'Southern Economies', is presented at LAB-14 Gallery, Carlton Connect Initiative until 17 May 2017. Read more. 

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RICHARD BELL: EMBASSY, THE IAN POTTER MUSEUM OF ART, MELBOURNE

Posted 20/04/2017

The Ian Potter Museum of Art presents Richard Bell's work 'Embassy' from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 April, including a program of speakers and performers, alongside screenings of film works. In Melbourne, Bell’s guests will include activist Gary Foley, who was instrumental in establishing the original Aboriginal Tent Embassy and Alan Michelson, a US-based artist and activist of the Mohawk nation and co-founder of the “Indigenous New York” program at The Ne

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BONITA ELY, DALE HARDING, GORDON HOOKEY: Documenta 14

Posted 18/04/2017

Work by Bonita Ely, Dale Harding and Gordon Hookey features as part of Documenta 14 in Athens. For Documenta 14, participating artists were invited to think and produce within the context of the emerging dynamic relationship between Kassel and Athens and to develop a work for each of the two locations.