NEWS FOR COLLECTORS

Sydney Contemporary announces Sydney Contemporary Presents 2020

Australasian art fair Sydney Contemporary stages a new digital initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kate Just joins Hugo Michell Gallery

Adelaide gallery adds new artist to its stable.

Firstdraft Auction 2020 goes online

Virtual auction for one of Australia’s longest running artist-led orgs.

José Roca artistic director of the 23rd Biennale of Sydney

Colombian curator takes on the project for 2022.

Dean Cross inaugural Good Initiative recipient

First Nations artist takes out the $20,000 award.

What’s in the Stockroom: Gallery 9

What's in the Stockroom at Gallery 9.

What’s in the Stockroom: Michael Bugelli Gallery

What's in the Stockroom at Michael Bugelli Gallery.

Tia Ansell and Simon Zoric join LON Gallery

Melbourne gallery adds new artists to its stable.

Juz Kitson joins Dominik Mersch Gallery

Sydney gallery adds new artist to its stable.

Salote Tawale wins 2020 Mosman Art Prize

Fiji-born painter takes out the $50k prize.

What’s in the Stockroom: Nanda\Hobbs

What's in the Stockroom at Nanda\Hobbs, Sydney.

Chippendale Contemporary launching September

Two galleries in Sydney’s inner-city announce art collaboration.

Caroline Zilinsky wins Portia Geach Memorial Award

Commended on her bold and penetrating portrait.

What’s in the Stockroom: Fox Jensen McCrory

What's in the Stockroom at Fox Jensen McCrory, Auckland.

Iltja Ntjarra Art Centre’s landscape masterclasses

Online classes continue the legacy of Albert Namatjira.

Eliza Gosse joins Liverpool Street Gallery

Sydney gallery adds local artist to its stable.

And the NATSIAA winners are…

The 2020 standouts at Australia’s most prestigious Indigenous prize.

What’s in the Stockroom: Jhana Millers Gallery

This week we visit Wellington's Jhana Millers Gallery with director Jhana Millers.

McClelland announces inaugural Small Sculpture Award

Good things come in small packages.

What’s in the Stockroom: Nicholas Thompson Gallery

This week we visit Melbourne's Nicholas Thompson Gallery, with eponymous Director Nicholas Thompson.

Desert Mob turns 30

2020 marks a milestone for Desert Mob.

Visual Arts Fellowship announces recipients

Create NSW and Artspace announce eight emerging NSW finalist artists.

May Fair launches July 2020

New fair promises to showcase the best of Kiwi emerging art.

Sarah Tomasetti wins 2020 John Leslie Art Prize

Australian painter Sarah Tomasetti wins 2020 John Leslie Art Prize.

What’s in the Stockroom: Gow Langsford Gallery

We visit the stockroom at Auckland's Gow Langsford Gallery, with director Gary Langsford.

Alex Seton wins 2020 Sovereign Asian Art Prize

Australian sculptor takes out the Grand Prize and US$30,000.

Townsville’s Strand Ephemera announces 2021 dates

Next year will be the celebrated sculpture festival’s 20th birthday.

What’s in the Stockroom: Artereal Gallery

Explore the stockroom of Sydney's Artereal Gallery, with founder and owner Luisa Catanzaro.

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair moves online

In 2020, Australia's Cairns Indigenous Art Fair runs a digital program led by Artistic Director Janina Harding and spotlighting hundreds of local First Nations artists.

Auckland Art Fair announces plans for 2021

Auckland Art Fair announces a virtual and physical fair for its 2021 iteration.

Tim Melville representing Brett Graham

Auckland gallery adds sculptor Brett Graham to its roster.

Troy-Anthony Baylis joins Gallerysmith

Gallerysmith welcomes Adelaide artist Troy-Anthony Baylis to its stable.

Jhana Millers representing Jaime Jenkins

Wellington art gallery Jhana Millers announces representation of ceramicist Jamie Jenkins.

What’s in the Stockroom: Sullivan+Strumpf

This week we visit Sydney's Sullivan+Strumpf with Gallery Directors Ursula Sullivan and Joanna Strumpf.

What’s in the Stockroom: Philip Bacon Galleries

What's in the Stockroom? We visit Brisbane's Philip Bacon Galleries with Gallery Director Philip Bacon.

Online fundraiser for Arts Project Australia

The Day We All Went Home is an exclusive online fundraising auction presented by Arts Projects Australia and auction house Leonard Joel to raise funds amidst COVID-19 pandemic.

What’s in the Stockroom: Hugo Michell Gallery

This week we visit Beulah Park's Hugo Michell Gallery with gallerist and art dealer, Hugo Michell.

Mysterious Processes

AGNSW director Michael Brand examines the gallery's half-century collecting contemporary art.

What’s in the Stockroom: Fox Galleries

We visit the stockroom at Collingwood's Fox Galleries, with director Michael Fox.

Vincent Namatjira awarded an OAM

Celebrated South Australia-based artist awarded for his service to Indigenous arts.

What’s in the Stockroom: Arc One Gallery

We peruse Melbourne’s Arc One Gallery, with director Fran Clark.

In bed with… Sotiris Sotiriou

We curl up with COMA gallery cool kid Sotiris Sotiriou.

Art Basel Online Viewing Rooms coming in June

Art Basel announces the participating galleries for the second edition of its Online Viewing Rooms, launching June 2020.

NIRIN reopens with extended dates

The 22nd Biennale of Sydney reopens its exhibition spaces with extended dates.

What’s in the Stockroom: GAGPROJECTS / Greenaway Art Gallery

We wander through Adelaide’s GAGPROJECTS / Greenaway Art Gallery with director Paul Greenaway.

Natalya Hughes joins Sullivan+Strumpf

Sullivan+Strumpf welcomes artist Natalya Hughes to its stable.

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.