Telstra Natsiaa finalist

Bobby West Tjupurrula is a finalist in this year's National Aboriginal and Torrest Strait Islander Art Award.

This is his sixth time as a finalist. 

John R Walker at Samstag

Near Parachilna 2021 June 6 2024 to September 20 2024

Near Parachilna 2021

Mulka Yata/The Knowledge of Place is a celbration of the ancient landscape, history and people of the Ikara -Flinders Ranges area of South Australia. Includes three major paintings by John R Walker.

Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide

Ravenswood Australian Womens Art Prize

Kirsteen Pieterse Dusk Disquiet, stainless steel and acrylic May 11 2024

Kirsteen Pieterse Dusk Disquiet, stainless steel and acrylic

Kirsteen Pieterse, Debra Nakamarra and Kim Napurrula are all finalist in this years Ravenswood Prize.

This is the richest prize for Women artists in Australia.  

Blake Art Prize

Plumbum Angel  11 May - 7 July

Plumbum Angel

The 68th Blake Prize is now at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre in Sydney.  Peter Maloney is a finalist

NERAM acquires Helen Eager

Trick Two 1986, oil on canvas, 213 x 169cm April 2024

Trick Two 1986, oil on canvas, 213 x 169cm

The New England Art Museum has acquired two important works by Helen Eager.  These will be included in Eager's survey exhibition at NERAM later this year.

Kylie Stillman acquisition

Weave Wave 2023, cotton thread, paper, timber frame 2024

Weave Wave 2023, cotton thread, paper, timber frame

Mornington Peninsula Art Gallery has acquired Kylie Stillman's Weave Wave from her recent survey exhibition .

Field of Vision

George Ward Tjungurrayi Untitled 2006 March 9 to April 13

George Ward Tjungurrayi Untitled 2006

An exhibition of painters from Papunya Tula Artists.   Often using fields of dots or lines, these paintings create optical effects which shimmer and entrance.

At the SH Ervin Gallery in Sydney

Yukultji Napangati

Untitled 2023 acrylic on linen 244 x 183cm 2024

Untitled 2023 acrylic on linen 244 x 183cm

The National Gallery of Australia has acquired a major painting by Pintupi artist Yukuljti Napangati

Inner Sanctum

 Until June 2 2024

Peter Maloney is featured in the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Curated by Jose Da Silva, Inner Sanctum includes art work across many media that explores our understanding of our relationships with each other and the world. 

Ronnie Tjampitjinpa at National Museum of Australia

 From January 2024

This important exhibition, Talking Blak to History, showcases artworks, documents and historical artefacts.

Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the NGA

 until April 28 2024

A major survey of the work of Emily Kame Kngwarreye at the National Gallery of Australia. 

From early batik works to late works on paper, this exhibition shows the extraordinary vision and talent of this internationally recognised Australian artist

Journeys & Return

Gaanha-bula Frost I  2023 November 25, 2023 to January 21, 2024

Gaanha-bula Frost I 2023

Orange Regional Gallery will host a major exhibition celebrating John R Walker’s unique landscape paintings.

Curated by Gallery Director Brad Hammond this exhibition brings together the key paintings from Walker's oeuvre.

Here is the link to the video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmRY9UN4-kY

 

see John McDonald's glowing review in the Sydney Morning Herald (2 Dec 2023)

Glimmer Warning

Kylie Stillman Scape November 25, 2023 to February 18, 2024

Kylie Stillman Scape

A solo exhibition of recent work by Kylie Stillman, Glimmer Warning will include a brand new site specific wall work. Stillman has also created new stitched works on paper. 

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria

Richard Larter at AGNSW

Richard Larter Stand Up Walking Dog 1972  From November 2023

Richard Larter Stand Up Walking Dog 1972

The Art Gallery of NSW has hung a selection of works from their collection as an introduction to their summer blockbuster exhibition of Kandinski.

 

20 Years of Town Hall Gallery

Kylie Stillman The Big Picture 2023 Nov 1, 2023  to Jan 20, 2024

Kylie Stillman The Big Picture 2023

Town Hall Gallery in Hawthorne, Melbourne is celebrating it Twentieth Anniversary with an exhibition of the highlights of its collection.  Includes Kylie Stillman's " Scape', a large wooden sculpture

Pintupi Way

 October 27 to December 17 2023

A groundbreaking exhibition celebrating 50 years of painting by Pintupi artists from the Western Desert region of Australia. Includes early boards from the 1970s, and extraordinary recent paintings.

Papunya Tula Artists in Washington

 Until 22 December 2023

Celebrating the opening of the new Australian Embassy building in Washington DC, Irrititja Kuwarri Tjungu -  Past & Present Together, is an exhibition celebrating Papunya Tula Artists.  From the Kluge Ruhe Collection at the University of Virginia. 

 

 

 

Fearless: Contemporary Indigenous Women Artists

Naata Nungurrayi 16 September to 29 October 2023

Naata Nungurrayi

Featuring works from the Hassall Milson Collection, this extensive exhibition includes Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Mantua Nangala, Makinti Napanangka and Naata Nungurrayi.

S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney

 

 

King & Wood Mallesons First Nations Art Award 2023

Kim Napurrula, Untitled, 2022, acrylic on linen 153 x 122cm 14 September to 14 October 2023

Kim Napurrula, Untitled, 2022, acrylic on linen 153 x 122cm

Kim Napurrula and Adam Gibbs Tjapltjarri are finalists selected in this year's prize, established to showcase and celebrate First Nations artists in Australia.  The exhibition of finalists will be at Griffith University Art Museum in Brisbane.

Liz Coats acquired by Art Gallery of NSW

Southern Light, 2002 9 panels each 74 x 76cm August 2023

Southern Light, 2002 9 panels each 74 x 76cm

The Art Gallery of NSW has acquired a major work by the leading Australian abstract artist Liz Coats.

Art Gallery of NSW

 Until January 7, 2024

To coincide with the launch of his new book Ceramics: An Atlas of Forms, Glenn Barkley has curated an exhibition drawing from the Art Gallery of NSW collection, 'Brick Vase Clay Cup Jug'.

This exhibition includes works by both Marea Gazzard and Pat Larter.

Australian Abstract

Liz Coats Essence #11 2023 organic pigments on plywood, 74 x 76cm From June  2023

Liz Coats Essence #11 2023 organic pigments on plywood, 74 x 76cm

Liz Coats and Helen Eager are both featured in this new publication from Thames and Hudson.

Australian Abstraction, by Amber Cresswell Bell delves into why these painters have pursued abstraction, sometimes coming out of a figurative narrative.

The booklaunch coincides with an exhibition at Michael Reid Art Bar in Sydney

Wynne Prize Finalists 2023

Mantua Nangla Untitled 2022 acrylic on linen 183 x 244cm May 6 to September 3

Mantua Nangla Untitled 2022 acrylic on linen 183 x 244cm

John R Walker and Mantua Nangla are the finalists in the Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW.  This will also tour regional galleries in NSW later this year.  Currently at BAMM in Moree NSW.

Peter Maloney at CCAS, Canberra.

The Honey April 15 - June 3 2023

The Honey

Mark Bayly has curated this survey exhibition of the work of his partner Peter Maloney.

 Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Lakeside, Canberra ACT

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