The National Portrait Gallery’s Darling Portrait Prize aspires to be the most prestigious portrait painting prize in the country, held at the home of Australian portraiture.
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Giselle Stanborough’s Cinopticon was relevant well before the current pandemic crisis. But as our personal and professional lives are moving online rapidly and more comprehensively than ever, Stanborough’s research takes on a kind of chilling urgency.
While physical galleries all around Australia may be closed for months, the necessity of invention may yet enrich art lovers worldwide with online innovation.
Australian artists Bessie Davidson (1879–1965) and Sally Smart are connected not only by relation: they are also both strong feminist presences in male-dominated, avant-garde traditions.
“I looked for Indigenous artists who are really creating a dialogue around massacres and histories in both historical and in contemporary contexts who could deepen and expand the conversation around the event.”
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