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.
2024 is already shaping up to be a huge year for art exhibitions. Here’s what we’re excited about, from namedropping to Nan Goldin’s photographs, to long-deserved survey shows of significant Indigenous artists.
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.