CURRENT ISSUE

ON THE COVER

Amos Gebhardt, Evanescence, 2018, video still. Four channel 4K video installation with multi-channel sound, 34min loop, edition of 3 + 2AP. Courtesy: the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne.

THE UNDISCOVERED ISSUE

With all due respect
How should governments support the visual arts amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

Agenda
The arts community responds to the bushfires.

Lifecycle of a collector
What happens to a collection when a couple splits part four: letting it mature.

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

Money sullies art
Selling in the secondary market: a cautionary tale.

Exhibition
1 year, $100K and a major exhibition.

On the couch
We sit down with AGNSW director Michael Brand to talk 50 years of collecting contemporary art.

If I could have
Art historian Joanna Mendelssohn presents the artwork on her wish list.

Pull Focus
Two institutional curators discuss what makes two major pieces work as works of art.

What next?
Four new artists on our radar.

Critic’s choice
The artists who have recently captured AGSA curator Leigh Robb’s attention.

Undiscovered
The currently unrepresented artists you should know.

PROFILES

Collector’s Dossier
Micheal Do on Helen Eager’s four-decade love affair with the pleasure principles of abstraction.

Lost and found
Karla Dickens unearths underlying narratives of the tender and traumatic. Briony Downes writes.

23-hour party person
Jamie O’Connell asks Rex Butler: If you have to ride as fast as you can only to stay still, what would happen if you stopped riding?

Perpetual irresolution
Stella Corkery’s approach to painting manifests as a series of similarly structured near-misses. Emil McAvoy writes.

Keeping up with the joneses
Louise Martin-Chew on how Michael Cook’s new photographic series canvasses our expectations of ordinary.

Real made strange
Joseph Brennan talks to Oliver Watts about his latest suite of seductive paintings.

Art Centre: Colourful country
Tjala Arts is keeping culture alive.

Dealer: the Suite life
After 13 years in Wellington, Suite is opening a second space in Auckland.

Collector: heart, mind and soul
Rose and John Dunn’s response to art ignites all the senses.

Previews
The notable exhibitions across the region this quarter.

Portrait of a gallerist
How two friends came to establish one of Australia’s top commercial spaces.

One sentence reviews
Recent exhibitions summed up by our writers in a single sentence.

Off the wall
Sharne Wolff on what was special at Chalk Horse Sydney’s recent dual exhibition.