With over 60 booths presenting, this year’s Melbourne Art Fair doesn’t centre glitz or glam, but glimpses into sci-fi, realism, vibrant colour and Indigenous connections to land. Our editors have rounded up their top picks.
Nadine Christensen’s survey exhibition at Buxton Contemporary spans more than two decades of her practice, bringing together 80 works that explore the quotidian with substantial depth and humour.
With a current survey exhibition at Rockhampton Museum of Art chronicling 23 years of painting and photography, Julie Fragar talks about creative influences and what it’s like to observe a Supreme Court murder trial.
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia is exploring the photographic lines of illusion and truth from via international icons—Man Ray, Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Gilbert & George and Nan Goldin—to Australian masters like Max Dupain, Olive Cotton, Mervyn Bishop, Polly Borland and Darren Sylvester.
Lovers for seven years, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg are said to have changed 20th century art. The National Gallery of Australia touring exhibition Rauschenberg and Johns: Significant Others is considering their work in tandem, but what was the revolution they started, asks Rex Butler?
A new exhibition at Court House Gallery unites three artists—and friends—with varied practices but cohesive ideologies.