NEWS FOR COLLECTORS

DAAF 2020 Goes Digital

Australia’s largest Indigenous art event to be held online.

What’s in the Stockroom: Roslyn Oxley9

This week we visit Sydney's Roslyn Oxley9, with the eminent gallerist Roslyn Oxley.

In bed with… Tim Olsen

We curl up with leading Sydney stalwart Tim Olsen.

UTS Launches The Watters Gift

The largest single donation to the UTS Art Collection is a snapshot of Australian art practice over five decades.

Cultural Capital: For better or worse

What are the obligations of a committed dealer to their artists?

Art Auction for FBi Radio

More than 70 of Australia’s established and emerging artists join the auction line-up.

What’s in the Stockroom: Alcaston Gallery

Explore the stockroom of Melbourne’s Alcaston Gallery, with Gallery Manager Glenn Manson and Senior Curator Adriana Del Medico.

In Bed With… Amanda Rowell

We curl up with Amanda Rowell, the fiercely independent director Sydney Gallery The Commercial.

Tim Melville now representing Areez Katki

Auckland gallery adds NZ rising star to its stable.

Sydney Contemporary cancels 2020 edition

Australasia’s largest art fair will return in September 2021.

In Bed With… Rhianna Walcott

We curl up with Rhianna Walcott, associate director at Rozelle’s Artereal Gallery and stalwart supporter of the arts in Sydney and beyond.

In Bed With… Ralph and Sophie Hobbs

We curl up with Chippendale dealer darlings Ralph and Sophie Hobbs of Nanda\Hobbs.

In Bed With… Jhana Millers

We curl up with Jhana Millers, director of the newest dealer gallery on the Wellington block.

Collecting in COVID: Go digital or die

We explore how the commercial gallery sphere is adjusting in the face of COVID-19.

Melbourne Art Fair Goes Virtual

Melbourne Art Fair to host virtual fair in June.

NATSIAA 2020 Finalists Announced

67 finalists have been selected for Australia’s longest running Indigenous art award.

In Bed With… Ron and George Adams

We curl up with Galerie pompom’s Ron and George Adams to find out how they’re keeping themselves entertained in isolation.

Finalists announced for The Walters Prize 2020

Auckland Art Gallery announces final nominees for The Walters Prize 2020.

Auckland Art Fair goes virtual

Auckland Art Fair announces its annual fair will be held online as a virtual art fair amidst COVID-19 isolation restrictions.

Gow Langsford picks up painter Grace Wright

Grace Wright and her atmospheric paintings joins the Auckland gallery’s stable.

Nuha Saad joins Galerie Pompom

Galerie Pompom welcomes sculptor artist Nuha Saad to its stable.

Nikau Hindin wins Doreen Blumhardt 2020 Gift

New Zealand-based Ngāpuhi and Te Rarawa artist takes out $10,000 prize.

Mars Gallery welcomes Bronwyn Kidd

MARS Gallery adds photographer Bronwyn Kidd to its stable.

Liste Basel Art Fair postponed

Liste Art Fair organisers hopeful for a COVID-free September as it announces its new dates.

Art Basel 2020 postponed

Art Basel becomes latest fair to join the ever-growing list of postponed events.

Gow Langsford picks up Virginia Leonard

Auckland gallery adds ceramic artist Virginia Leonard to its stable.

Biennale of Sydney NIRIN moves online

NIRIN closes its doors and moves to a digital experience.

Maria Fernanda Cardoso wins 2020 NSW Visual Arts Established Fellow

The Sydney-based multimedia artist awarded $50,000 grant.

Melbourne Art Fair rescheduled

Fair moved to Feb 2021.

GAGPROJECTS moves to Berlin

GAGPROJECTS, a project-based effort out of Greenaway Gallery in Adelaide, is beginning development of a new space in Berlin, Germany.

Auckland Art Fair postponed

Auckland Art Fair announces postponement amidst coronavirus fears.

Parrtjima: A Festival in Light

Unique festival lights up Alice Springs this April.

Making monsters: Adelaide Biennial 2020

Monster Theatres explores and exposes the monsters of our times.

David Walsh Cancels Dark Mofo 2020

Hobart’s annual winter festival announces cancellation amidst virus fear.

Robert O’Connor wins 2020 Glover Prize

Robert O’Connor wins 2020 Glover Prize.

Antidote Projects unveils new work by Stanislava Pinchuk

Melbourne-based artist transforms the steps of the Sydney Opera House.

MAF participating galleries

Melbourne Art Fair returns to Melbourne in June.

Artereal now representing Patrizia Biondi

Artereal Gallery adds a new artist to its stable.

Inside Art Month Sydney’s Collectors’ Space

The creatives behind the collections talk exhibiting, collecting, and starting out.

Art Month Sydney 2020: Program Highlights

Sydney’s biggest contemporary art festival takes place in March.

{Suite} opens in Auckland

A new {Suite} space will open during Auckland Art Fair Week.

And the Auckland Art Fair galleries are…

Auckland Art Fair announces 2020 participating galleries + a special ticket offer.

In the spotlight: 2020 female solo shows

The exhibitions by female-identifying artists happening in Australia this year.

Yhonnie Scarce wins Yalingwa Fellowship

Melbourne-based artist takes out $60,000 Yalingwa Fellowship.

Biennale of Sydney 2020: NIRIN Program Highlights

NIRIN celebrates a diverse range of creative voices with a line-up of more than 100 artists.

Art Basel cancels Hong Kong fair

“You can’t really win against Coronavirus right now.”

Art Auction for Bushfire Relief

The HOME Bushfire Relief Art Auction raises funds for the Australian bushfire crisis.

Nadine Christensen wins R&M McGivern Prize

Melbourne artist takes out the $25,000 acquisitive award.

Niagara Galleries welcomes Sangeeta Sandrasegar

Sangeeta Sandrasegar joins Niagara Galleries.

A whale of a time: Patricia Piccinini’s 2020 commission

The NGA presents Patricia Piccinini’s Skywhalepapa, a radical hot-air balloon sculpture.

Sydney settles in the CBD

Sydney gallery Sydney takes up residence in Macquarie Street.

What takes out Australia’s richest art prize

The artist what has won the 2019 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize for his painting of Robert Forster.

2019 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship finalists announced

11 finalists selected for the $30,000 award supporting emerging talent in the state.

Nusra Latif Qureshi wins 2019 Bulgari Art Award

Melbourne-based artist takes out the $80,000 art prize.

Megan Archer Joins {Suite}

New Zealand painter and collage artist now represented in Wellington.

Fox Jensen announces representation of two new artists

Liat Yossifor and Gideon Rubin join Fox/Jensen Galleries Sydney and Auckland.

Kate Mitchell transforms census data into a sensorial spectacle

Believe or non-believer of spiritual auras, Kate Mitchell's new installation work is sure to please.

Jack Lanagan Dunbar wins the 2019 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

The young artist has been awarded $40,000 and a three-month residency in Paris

Frieze returns to London

Frieze London returns in October to host the latest and greatest international contemporary art.

Robert Ewing wins Hazelhurst National Art On Paper Award

Winners of the biennial award in 2019 have been announced.

Naomi Hobson joins Vivien Anderson Gallery

The Melbourne gallery welcomes a rising star to its stable.

The next wave of Australian art talent unveiled

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The National Art School’s annual Grad Shows are a collector’s chance to spot fresh talent.

Curatorial theme and artists announced for the 2020 Adelaide Biennial

Featuring artists such as Abdul Abdullah, Mike Parr and Polly Borland, the 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Contemporary Art Monster Theatres invites artists to make visible the monsters of now.

Two new reps for Sullivan+Strumpf

Sydney and Singapore based gallery Sullivan+Strumpf announces its representation of painter Ry David Bradley and sculptor, installation and performance artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso.

Giles Alexander joins Olsen Gallery

The Sydney gallery welcomes multi-disciplinary artist Giles Alexander.

Making Art Public

A major show at AGNSW celebrates the 50-year anniversary of Kaldor Public Art Projects.

Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert opens its doors

Sally Dan-Cuthbert opens her first commercial gallery in Sydney with a strong starting stable.

Installation Contemporary: Standing out

Installation Contemporary breaks out of the booth.

Utopia Art Sydney returns to Waterloo

Waterloo welcomes the gallery back to the neighbourhood.

Benjamin Aitken joins THIS IS NO FANTASY

Melbourne gallery welcomes the playful and acerbic practice of Benjamin Aitken.

And the NATSIAA winners are…

280 entries. 68 finalists. 7 winners. 1 global exhibition.

Primavera 2019 to be curated by artist Mitch Cairns

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Seven artists selected for the MCA’s premier showcase of young Australian talent.

Blak Douglas wins $50,000 portrait prize

Sydney-based artist takes out the Kilgour Portrait Prize, now exhibiting at Newcastle Art Gallery.

Rosemary Laing honoured in Japan

Rosemary Laing picks up the Overseas Photographer Award at the 35th Higashikawa International Photography Festival.

Kirsten Coelho joins Sullivan+Strumpf

The Sydney gallery has announced its representation of ceramicist Kirsten Coelho.

New reps at Olsen Gallery

Philjames, Michelle Cawthorn and Holly Greenwood join the Sydney gallery stable.

Speaking Volumes

In the UN Year of Indigenous Languages, Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation executive director Claire Summers speaks to our need to keep linguistic diversity thriving.

Kate Scardifield picks up Paris scholarship

The Art Gallery of New South Wales awards Kate Scardifield the 2019 Eva Breuer Travelling Art Scholarship.

Kirtika Kain’s Corpus

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Kirtika Kain makes her debut at Roslyn Oxley9. Watch her in conversation with with Sebastian Goldspink.

Melbourne Art Fair returns June 2020

MAF is back with a new date, new venue and new artistic director.

Australian female photographic artists take over the NGV

Two survey shows from Petrina Hicks and Polixeni Papapetrou at the NGV celebrate contemporary Australian photographic practice.

Tarnanthi takes over

More than 1,000 artists join together for AGSA's 2019 Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art.

Amber Boardman represented by Chalk Horse

Artist Amber Boardman joins the Sydney Gallery stable.

Justine Youssef wins John Fries Award

Sydney artist Justine Youssef is the winner of the 2019 John Fries Award worth $10,000.

CIAF 2019: A Decade On

In 10 years of growth and development, the ethos of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair remains resolutely unchanged.

Michael Stevenson joins Fine Arts Sydney

New Zealand-born artist Michael Stevenson brings his multidisciplinary works to the Fine Arts Sydney stable.

Firstdraft celebrates 10 years of fundraising for artist support

Firstdraft’s 10th anniversary fundraising auction features work donated by more than 80 artists.

Betty Kuntiwa Pumani takes out 50k painting prize

Betty Kuntiwa Pumani has won the 2019 Len Fox Painting Award for her work Antara.

SPRING 1883: Art Luxe

The sixth iteration of Spring 1883 sees 24 handpicked galleries take over the luxurious Establishment Hotel in Sydney.

Simon Denny: Game over

Simon Denny’s major new exhibition may seem like fun and games, but IRL the stakes are real, and the endgame has potentially catastrophic consequences for all players.

Venice Biennale 2019: Living in interesting times

The 58th Venice Biennale kicks off with a foreboding message.

Sydney Contemporary brings fresh works in 2019

Your first look at the galleries and artists showing at Australia’s largest annual art fair.

NATISAA announces 2019 finalists

The largest Indigenous art prize in Australia has announced its finalists.
The Other Art Fair Melbourne 2019

The Other Art Fair returns to Melbourne

The Other Art Fair Australia is all grown up.

Michael Bugelli Gallery announces representation of Michael Candy

Encouraging you to pause and observe, Michael Candy’s works are as meditative as much as they are exhilarating.

West Space 2019 fundraising exhibition: in support of art

Melbourne's West Space offers up works donated by Australia’s top artists.

$300,000 awarded to 3 artists in new female-focussed prize

Frances Barrett, Giselle Stanborough and Sally Rees take out the inaugural Katthy Cavaliere Fellowship to realise ambitious new work.

Fox Jensen now representing Aiko Robinson

The Sydney and Auckland Galleries add Tokyo-based artist Aiko Robinson to their international stable.

Roslyn Oxley9 picks up Tom Polo

Sydney gallerist Roslyn Oxley says Tom Polo’s work makes an impact.

Biennale of Sydney announces 2020 exhibition: NIRIN

The Biennale of Sydney announces the first artists, creatives and collectives to participate in the 2020 exhibition titled NIRIN.