John Nixon: A Poet of Prints
Known as a great avant-garde painter, the late John Nixon also created hundreds of prints—which, as those who knew Nixon can attest, exemplify his minimalism, experimentalism, and his interlacing of life and art. John Nixon—Four Decades, Five Hundred Prints is currently on display at Geelong Gallery.
The art books we loved in 2023
Whether scouting the perfect gift or searching for a summer read, our editors have picked their top art books of 2023—spanning everything from a history of ceramics, women and spiritualism, and First Nations practices.
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Tacita Dean’s strange fortune
Since the early 1990s, British artist Tacita Dean has gifted us myriad artworks on the intimacy, unexpectedness, and materiality of film and image making. With a new survey at the Museum of Contemporary Art, we look at Dean’s tracing of history and chance.
Louise Bourgeois and an account of life
This summer the Art Gallery of New South Wales is showing the largest Louise Bourgeois survey ever exhibited in Australia. We asked five Australian artists influenced by Bourgeois to each write about one artwork in the exhibition.
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The spiritual science of Sundari Carmody
From the dark matter that holds the universe together to the smallest of seeds, Sundari Carmody’s art connects the cosmos with the intimate, as a new exhibition at GAGPROJECTS shows.
Nick Modrzewski uses art to find poetry in the law
Nick Modrzewski combines his art practice with a similarly intense career in the law. His new paintings at COMA gallery explore the way human bodies fit (or don’t) within the institutional structures that guide our societies.