The Sails turn 50

The Sydney Opera House will be hosting a Birthday Festival to mark their half-century.

Performance Space celebrates 40 years

Carriageworks’ Performance Space presents Liveworks 2023 to celebrate its legacy.

Tarnanthi Festival returns to South Australia

The latest edition will feature an art fair, exhibitions, talks, performances, workshops and more…

Another remarkable addition to the N.Smith Gallery stable

Vipoo Srivilasa joins Sydney gallery.

Adelaide Biennial announces artist lineup for 2024

Hosted by the Art Gallery of South Australia, the biennial’s 18th edition promises to be the most impressive yet.

The countdown is on!

Sydney Contemporary is just around the corner...

WAMA Art Prize goes to Victorian Artist

Martin King takes out major acquisitive prize, with works by Zena Compton, Johanna Weiss and Lizzie Horne also praised.

N.Smith Gallery adds Sally Scales to its stable

Sydney gallery expands its already impressive family.

The people have spoken at the Ramsay Art Prize

Zaachariaha Fielding has won the People’s Choice Award.

Six artists and designers recognised at the National Indigenous Fashion Awards

Indigenous Fashion Projects has announced who snagged the top spots at the 2023 NIFAs.

Winners of the Telstra NATSIAA announced

The annual award recognises the practices of Keith Wikmunea, Julie Nangala Robertson, Owen Yalandja, Brenda L Croft, Anne Nginyangka Thompson, Jimmy John Thaiday and Dhalmula Burarrwaŋa.

Mai Nguyễn-Long joins Michael Reid

Multidisciplinary artist follows presentation at Berlin Biennale with new representation.

The Commercial welcomes Jazz Money to its stable

Wiradjuri/Irish artist joins Sydney gallery.

Lineup of Primavera revealed

Six new faces will be making an appearance at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Charity art sale Incognito Art Show is now live online

More than 1,800 works are up for sale – but by who?

14th annual Firstdraft Auction is now open

Get your bids in before August 4th.

Future of the Sydney Biennale is looking bright

The biennale’s 24th edition will be titled Ten Thousand Suns.

Sydney Contemporary announces new director

Zoe Paulsen has been hired for the top job.

Hadley’s Art Prize reveals $100,000 prizewinner

Vicki Yatjiki Cullinan triumphs with her rendition of the Australian landscape.

Sydney Contemporary announces Installation Contemporary, and more…

Further updates from Australasia’s largest art fair.

Cooee Art to become Art Leven

One of Australia’s most respected Indigenous galleries enters a new era.

DAAF is back and bigger than ever

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair brings together 70 Art Centres for its 17th edition.

September will see the return of Desert Mob

Desart has announced a stellar line-up for their 2023 edition.

James Makin Gallery welcomes Rebecca Wallis

The Melbourne gallery adds acclaimed Auckland-based artist to its stable.

36th churchie goes to Wiradjuri artist

Joel Sherwood Spring nabs emerging art prize.

THIS IS NO FANTASY Welcomes Haji Oh to Their Stable

Textile artist joins Melbourne gallery.

Platon to Headline Ballarat International Foto Biennale

People Power – Platon to exhibit more than 120 of the renowned photographer’s portraits.

Valerie Taylor Art Prize Makes a Splash

Joan Ross announced as inaugural winner.

Fourth Edition of NIAF to Launch NAIDOC Week

The National Indigenous Art Fair to be held in Sydney.

Sumer Comes to Auckland

New Zealand-based gallery opens its new space with a bang.

Starkwhite Levels Up With New Gallery Space

New Zealand-based gallery moves onwards and upwards after 23 years.

Ramsay Art Prize Goes to Ida Sophia

Australia’s most generous prize for under forties awarded to Adelaide-based artist.

Countdown to the Ramsay Art Prize Announcement

The winner of the $100,000 prize will be revealed this Friday.

Sullivan+Strumpf Adds Daniel Crooks to Its Stable

The artist is scheduled to exhibit at the gallery's Sydney space in March 2024.

Art + Travel: Ngununggula Midwinter Festival

Ngununggula presents the 2023 Midwinter Festival.

Sebastian Henry-Jones Selects Churchie Finalists

Preeminent emerging art prize to show at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Paula Savage Receives 2023 Melbourne Design Week Award

Artist’s contributions to the FOCUS exhibition recognised.

Hadley’s Art Prize Finalists Revealed

One of thirty artists to win $100,000.

Spring1883 Is Back

The contemporary art fair Spring1883’s eighth edition will be held at The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne.

7th Edition of Sydney Contemporary: What You Need to Know

Carriageworks will welcome back the blockbuster art fair.

Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize Reveals Winners

Acquisitive prize provides platform for women artists in all mediums – as well as significant winnings.

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize Announces Winner

Louise Tate’s self portrait snags top spot.

D’Lan Contemporary Heads Stateside

Melbourne gallery to open new space in New York.

Julia Gutman named Archibald Prize Winner

Artist has won the 2023 Archibald Prize for portrait of singer-songwriter Montaigne.

Teo Treloar Joins Olsen Gallery

Sydney gallery and South Coast artist are drawn together.

Countdown Begins for IMA Auction Night

Works go under the hammer for the Institute of Modern Art’s Benefit Auction.

Barry Keldoulis Departs Sydney Contemporary

After 10 years as Fair Director, Keldoulis heads in another direction.

Canberra Glassworks Reveals 2023 Artists in Residence

18 artists have been selected to progress their practice, including John Brekke and Robert Fielding.

Poet of the brush John Olsen passes

The preeminent Australian artist has died aged 95.

ARC ONE Heads to New Places With Latest Addition to its Stable

Russian-born artist Marina Rolfe joins Melbourne gallery.

Aiko Robinson Partners Up With Auckland-based Gallery

Gow Langsford Gallery adds new artist to its stable.

Revealed Returns to Fremantle Arts Centre

Showcase of diverse and innovative Aboriginal Art will open in May.

Dobell Drawing Prize Winner Announced

Work by Jane Grealy awarded first place.

Get revved up for the CUT N POLISH: Artist Car Boot Sale

One of a kind event returns to Carriageworks for a second year.

Sydney sees new gallery devoted entirely to installation art

Work by Tim Georgeson is now open to view 24/7 at Passage, Haymarket.

Marion Abraham to be represented by Sullivan+Strumpf

The Sydney/Melbourne gallery nabs Tasmanian painter.

Sydney to be set aglow by John Olsen and many more.

The full Vivid line-up has now been announced.

Perfect Pair for Fox Jensen and Fox Jensen McCrory

International artists Shila Khatami and Mark Francis find representation with local galleries.

Melbourne Design Fair set to turn heads this May

The work of more than 150 designers will be on display at this year’s edition of the fair.

Megan Cope to be guest of honour at Institute of Modern Art gala

Quandamooka artist selected for the IMA Annual Gala and Benefit Auction.

Winner of La Prairie Art Award announced

Thea Anamara Perkins to be the recipient of the 2023 edition of award supporting women artists.

Incognito Art Show returns with over 1,000 registrations in three days

The show where both amateur and professional work sells for $100 returns in July for its third year.

Hugo Michell Gallery goes across the Pacific to expand its stable

Canada-based artist Marc Etherington now represented by Adelaide gallery.

First Nations artist to represent Australia at the Venice Biennale 2024

Archie Moore’s exhibition will be curated by Ellie Buttrose.

Sophie Gannon Gallery now representing Jonathan Ben-Tovim

Artist and designer joins Melbourne gallery’s stable, shining a light on global trends.

Art Fair Report: Out in Force

Art fairs for your travel calendar in the next quarter.

Quiet work makes a statement at Vicki Torr International Year of Glass Prize

Canberra artist wins both first place and People’s Choice Prize.

Michael Reid Gallery nabs India Mark

The globetrotting gallery expands its stable with still-life artist.

Emma Coulter joins James Makin Gallery

The Melbourne gallery adds a splash of colour to its stable.

Aotearoa Art Fair Announces Lineup

The 2023 iteration of the Auckland-based fair includes 14 international galleries.

Woollahra Sees New Lindy Lee Work

One Bright Pearl now on view at Blackburn Gardens at Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf.

Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts announces Exchange Program Artists

Their first exchange with Taiwan and Singapore sees four artists take up an international residency.

N. Smith Gallery adds Danie Mellor to its stable

Sydney gallery announces representation of multidisciplinary NSW-based artist.

Bundanon’s Siteworks continues as part of the Sydney Festival

Siteworks 2022: From a Deep Valley heats up in the new year with their ongoing program of art and performance.

The Sydney Modern Project opens new doors

The Art Gallery of New South Wales unveils its expanded exhibitions spaces, and Art Collector gets an inside view with deputy director Maud Page.

Small painting takes out nation’s biggest portrait prize

Victorian artist Graeme Drendel takes out Doug Moran National Portrait Prize with portrait of fellow artist.
Image: Ikuntji Artists' booth, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, 2022. Photo: Michael Jalaru Torres

Record Sales at Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

DAAF sees $4.33 million in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art sold.

Desart’s online Christmas MarketPlace returns this weekend

Virtual MarketPlace offers the best of Central Desert Art in lead-up to gifting season.

Artists announced for The National 4: Australian Art Now

53 artists and collectives to show ambitious new works.

Mike Hewson makes his debut with Michael Bugelli Gallery

Artist unveils imaginative $2.5 million dollar playground in Melbourne.

Head On Photo Award Winners for 2022 announced

Boasting a prize pool of $70,000, Head On Photo Awards offers Australia’s most significant prize for photography.

2022 Firstdraft Auction now live

Annual art auction returns on site this year, with 200 artworks by diverse talent up for sale.

Plans progressing for new Northern Territory Art Gallery

Construction tender to build state of the art Darwin gallery awarded to Sitzler.

Carriageworks announces Sydney Festival 2023 Program

Headlining exhibitions by leading Australian artists include Paul Yore, The Huxleys, Thea Anamara Perkins, and the Sydney debut of immersive performance work by Speak Percussion.

The 2022 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Six young artists have been awarded the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship.

Louise Zhang begins new chapter at N.Smith Gallery

Acclaimed Chinese-Australian painter joins N.Smith Gallery family.

Jhana Millers announces representation of Ruby Wilkinson

Up-and-coming, Pōneke-based painter joins Wellington gallery's stable.

Bundanon announces 2023 artists in residence

150+ multi-disciplinary artists and researchers awarded residencies in largest Australian program of its kind.

DESIGN Canberra set to take over the capital

For its ninth edition the Canberra festival boasts its biggest line-up yet with an eclectic range of disciplines including architecture, interior design, metalwork, and digital media.

Kait James joins Neon Parc stable

Naarm/Melbourne Gallery Neon Parc welcomes Wadawurrung woman and award-winning contemporary artist Kait James to its stable.

Bruce Reynolds wins the 21st Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

The Brisbane-based unrepresented artist wins $25,000 award

2022 Waverley Art Prize winners announced

Waverley Council announces Tonee Messiah as the winner of this year’s Waverley Art Prize for her work Accounting for Archetypes.

Winners announced for the new Wollumbin Art Award 2022

Amber Wallis takes out top $15,000 prize with painting 'Ivy With Eyes'.

Brisbane portrait prize winner announcement leaves audiences divided

Darren McDonald has taken out the $50,000 Lord Mayors Prize with his winning work Like a Bridge, a contemporary take on portraiture.

Yavuz Gallery adds Mehwish Iqbal to its stable

Yavuz Gallery adds Mehwish Iqbal to its stable

Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art returns to Carriageworks

10-day program of visionary new art stages full-scale return to Sydney in late October.

Shepparton Art Museum’s 2022 Indigenous Ceramics Award winners announced

Pitjantjatjara artist Anne Nginyangka Thompson takes out top prize for a second time.

Daine Singer gallery relocates to a new permanent space

Daine Singer gallery relocates to a new permanent space in Brunswick.