Penelope Davis creates jellyfish forms by taking the detritus of contemporary technologies and combining these with organic source material such as leaves and seaweed.
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From The Fox: NGV Contemporary to the Sydney Modern Project, to major overhauls of regional art spaces, hundreds of millions of dollars are being funnelled into museum buildings. But are these new buildings being privileged over artists, or is this the future investment we need?
The brilliant, blue bark paintings and larrakitj (hollow logs) of Djapu artist Dhambit Munuŋgurr have seen growing acclaim for not only their formal qualities, but how they speak of Country and contemporary politics. Munuŋgurr’s latest exhibition is now showing at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery.
Sunrise Road in Sydney’s Palm Beach was where the acclaimed English-Australian artist Bruce Munro was living when he began creating in the 1980s. Now, Munro is returning to the beginning with From Sunrise Road at Heide Museum of Modern Art.
Known for his works combining technology and ochre, Robert Andrew currently has a major solo at the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona). He talks candidly about the power dynamics and frustrations with language, discovering his Aboriginal heritage, and becoming an artist later in life.
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