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.
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.
For her exhibition titled Adolescent Wonderland, Naomi Hobson has turned her camera lens on the youth of Coen, a tiny town on the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland.
For Betty Muffler art making and healing are indistinguishable. Evoking Country through the view of the eagle, she’s now showing in the NGV Triennial alongside a host of international names.