Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford VIC 3067
“Perhaps a common theme throughout is that brands change, people change and everything dies,” says Melbourne artist Darren Sylvester of the works in his solo exhibition at Neon Parc.
Timing is everything. Viewed in April Fiona Hall’s solo show, Gateless Gate, reads like a meditation on the senselessness of war: the perfect antidote to the beer-soaked, jingoistic, flag-waving frenzy that often seems to accompany the more sombre rituals of ANZAC day.
Louise Hearman has won the annual Archibald Prize with her portrait of ex-pat Aussie comedian Barry Humphries.
The show features new commissions as well as recent and historical works by more than 30 local Indigenous artists, celebrating the continuing vitality of First Nations’ communities.
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