A new exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery has preserved the relocated studio of Australian painter Margaret Olley, with her work providing inspiration for a new series of paintings by Mirra Whale, India Mark and Laura Jones.
Yhonnie Scarce, a Kokatha and Nukunu artist, has emerged in recent years as one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists. Yhonnie Scarce: The Light of Day, at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, curates a survey of significant works by Scarce from the last few years.
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.
Mona brings new works out of the archive for the ever-evolving collection Monanism. Currently on display are works by Cassandra Laing and Michel Blazy.
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.
George Byrne’s artwork has an otherworldly quality to it, blurring the lines between natural and artificial through photography, collage, and digital manipulation. His latest exhibition, Synethetica, is now showing at Olsen Gallery.