NEWS FOR COLLECTORS

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

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.

Photographer Justine Varga wins Dobell Drawing Prize

A photographer without a camera, Justine Varga, has won the 2019 Dobell Drawing Prize.
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Next of Kin

An unconventional approach at Auckland Art Fair 2019 is an opportunity for collectors to discover talent already vetted by the inner sanctum of the art world.

Art Basel returns to Hong Kong

The region’s largest art fair, Art Basel Hong Kong, kicks off another round at the end of March.

Art Central 2019 program highlights

Almost one third of Art Central Hong Kong’s 2019 exhibitor list are showing at the fair for the first time this year.

The National 2019: A curator's perspective

When ‘The National’ presented its first edition back in 2017, audiences were enchanted by the ambitious art, ideas and forms it presented across its three Sydney precincts.

Sydney Contemporary out on the town

With Sydney Contemporary 2018 around the corner, the art fair has teamed up with Barangaroo Delivery Authority to invigorate Sydney’s newest precinct with breath, wind and fire.

The Armory Show celebrates art and heritage

In a city as vibrant and diverse as Manhattan, the Armory Show is one worth paying attention to.

The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

The Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art’s signature exhibition, The Asia Pacific Triennial (APT), is back this year in its ninth iteration with a glorious clash of materials and media in its presentation of new work from a multiplicity of cultures.

TARNANTHI: The old and the new

Tarnanthi, the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA)’s annual festival celebrating Indigenous contemporary art, will this year focus on master bark painter John Mawurndjul through the major touring exhibition, I am the old and the new.

Sydney Contemporary 2018: Meet the gallerists

Three members of the selection committee for Sydney Contemporary 2018 have the scoop on what collectors can expect from this year’s fair.

The Churchie: A glimpse of the future

The annual calendar is awash with art prizes. Comparatively few make it to must-take-note-of-it status. The annual Churchie National Emerging Art Prize is one of those few.

MAF 2018: Going Solo

The new Melbourne Art Fair places its focus on tightly curated solo presentations.

NATSIAA 2018 winners announced

Yirrkala artist Gunybi Ganambarr has taken out the major $50,000 prize at this year’s Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAAs).

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair: Around Town

In town for Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair? Here are three other annual events that you should add to your diary.

Desert Mob 2018 heats up Alice Springs

Opening on 6th September this year at the Araluen Arts Center, Desert Mob is an annual event of contemporary Aboriginal art presented by Araluen Arts in partnership with Desart.

5 Highlights from Melbourne Art Week

The Melbourne Art Foundation has unveiled details of Melbourne Art Week 2018, staged to coincide with Melbourne Art Fair in early August.

Melbourne Art Fair Appoints new director

The Melbourne Art Fair is set for a revamp, with the appointment of new Director and CEO Maree Di Pasquale.
Auckland Art Fair

Gallery highlights at Auckland Art Fair 2016

What's not-to-be-missed at the newly-returned fair.