NEWS FOR COLLECTORS

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.

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.

Installation Contemporary thinks outside the booth

Sydney Contemporary’s Installation Contemporary program returns to the fair this September with a diverse array of ambitious installation works presented throughout Carriageworks.

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.