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.
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.
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.
In a collaboration with Two Good Co, Leanne Xiu Williams’s sumptuous still life paintings act as chapter openers and end papers for their new cookbook Changing the Course. The paintings themselves are now on display at Saint Cloche for an exhibition of the same name.
Adelaide’s annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art festival returns, and this year includes the first-ever survey exhibition by Vincent Namatjira, as well as artworks by over 1500 Indigenous artists.
A new exhibition at Geelong Gallery, in partnership with the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Tarnanthi program, tells the stories of the women artists from the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.