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JON CATTAPAN @ SUTTON GALLERY

OVER THE LAST thirty years, Jon Cattapan has established a reputation as one of Australia’s most significant and prolific painters. In this new body of works at Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, Viridian Eye, the artist extends his exploration of ‘Night Visions’ drawn from his experiences as a commissioned artist for the Australian War Memorial in Timor […]

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JULIAN HOOPER @ GALLERY 9

THIS EXHIBITION of paintings and works on paper by acclaimed New Zealand artist Julian Hooper, presents figures made up of incongruous elements like fish tails and fruit, reminiscent of Arcimboldo. Titled Golden Solvent, this is Julian Hooper’s second solo show at Gallery 9. Curator Victoria Lynn writes: “Hooper has compared them with figures from fashion […]

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LOUISE BOURGEOIS 1911-2010

LOUISE BOURGEOIS, famed French-born American sculptor, has passed away in New York aged 98.

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DAN PERJOVSCHI ON VERNISSAGE_TV

[youtube ypuXCSJudtA] DAN PERJOVSCHI is an artist who has taken political cartooning out of the news and into galleries, working directly onto the walls of some of the world’s leading art venues, including the atrium of New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Much of Perjovschi’s work has dealt with the birth-pangs of the EU, including […]

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FREEDMAN FOUNDATION TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP FOR EMERGING ARTISTS

THE FREEDMAN Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists provides assistance towards travel for educational purposes for young people building a career in the visual arts in the areas of painting, photography or sculpture. Overseas travel, preferably for the first time, to undertake formal study, a residency or a planned program with a professional artist or […]

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Steve Lopes @ Dwyer Fine Art, Melbourne

Steve Lopes, has an exhibition of new work at Dwyer Fine Art, Melbourne.

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PHAPTAWAN SUWANNAKUDT OPENING TONIGHT @ 4A CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART

4A PRESENTS Catching the Moment; Each Step is the Past, an exhibition of major new work by Thai-Australian artist Phaptawan Suwannakudt. Catching the Moment; Each Step is the Past is an ephemeral and poignant installation using silk and hand-woven fabric, layered with delicate drawings and Thai texts. This exhibition includes a major new interactive work, […]

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MAGMONDAY

So this is cool—blogging about a mag blog blogging about our mag. Thanks to the zine aficionados at magmonday who had some nice things to say about our cover art direction: “Keep an eye out for some nice stuff being done on the cover of Next Media‘s Artist Profile using hand shaped typography. The last […]

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SOME FILM MUSEUMS I HAVE KNOWN, 19-22 MAY @ ACMI, MELBOURNE.

Who wouldn’t love a festival that runs under the motto “No Risk Too Great”? The 2010 Next Wave Festival is a collection of events involving some 300 artists across a range of endeavours and Melbourne venues. “Not only in galleries and theatres,” says Festival Director Jeff Khan, “but also on our streets, in sporting clubs, […]

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ARTHK10 – HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, 27-30 MAY.

[youtube Cu-KmON8DUw] FOR AUSTRALIAN galleries and collectors, the growing popularity of the Hong Kong Art Fair can only be good news—a sign that the art world’s eyes and purchasing power are increasingly focused on our region. This year a slew of top Australian galleries are making the trip—including BREENSPACE, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, gbk, Sullivan+Strumpf, Tolarno, […]

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INDIGENOUS ART GOES TO CHINA

DOT paintings from the indigenous Papunya community are heading to the heart of Beijing. In an exercise in cultural diplomacy, packers at the National Museum of Australia spent yesterday sliding paintings from its successful 2007-08 exhibition into crates marked for the National Art Museum of China … Read more from Yuko Narushima in today’s SMH

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INVITATION FROM OUR FRIENDS @ CAMPBELLTOWN ARTS CENTRE

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WHAT @ GALLERY 9, SYDNEY

THE ARTIST known as what is one of the most enigmatic art identities in Sydney. MCA curator Glenn Barkley profiled what for us in 2008 and since then what‘s work has been acquired by several major collections, including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. For this latest exhibition at Gallery 9, provocatively entitled Satanism, the artist is […]

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KILL PIXIE @ EDWINA CORLETTE, BRISBANE

ONE OF OUR favourite young artists – LA-based Australian, Kill Pixie (aka Mark Whalen) – is having an exhibition of new works at Edwina Corlette Gallery in Brisbane—and you only have one more week to see it. We profiled Kill Pixie in Issue 7. Not only were we really taken by his work, which betrays […]

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PIETER HUGO @ GREENAWAY, ADELAIDE

ONE OF THE most celebrated African photographers of his generation, Pieter Hugo will soon be showing work from his Nollywood series at Greenaway Art Gallery in Adelaide. Read more about the artist and his fascinating subject matter from the Nigerian film industry in our 8-page feature article in AP Issue 10, where Hugo speaks with […]

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KAOS IN KING STREET

LUKE CAVALAN (aka Lc Beats) is a Sydney young aerosol artist, beat-boxer, claymation filmmaker and graduate of AFTRS (Australian Film, Television and Radio School). Thanks to sponsorship from 567 King graffiti art supply store in Newtown and Australian aerosol paint company Ironlak, he’s produced his second claymation, single frame stop-animation feature film KAOS IN KING […]

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KATE SHAW @ RYAN RENSHAW, BRISBANE

“AT FIRST glance, artist Kate Shaw (FEAT. AP ISSUE 6) is dabbling with a subject painted by artists throughout art history. But Shaw’s landscapes, although recognizable as such, are not mere pictorial representations of polar ice caps and interior Australia. Her spectacularly hallucinogenic paintings remind us of the threat of global warming and environmental degradation […]

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PORT JACKSON PRESS GRADUATE PRINTMAKING AWARD 2010

NOW IN ITS third year, the Port Jackson Press Australia Graduate Printmaking Award 2010 offers printmaking graduates the professional experience of exhibiting in a commercial gallery along with a $4000 cash prize, and a feature article in Imprint, sponsored by the Print Council of Australia. This award is acquisitive and is open to any student […]

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LOVE, LOSS & INTIMACY: NGV INTERNATIONAL

DRAWN FROM the National Gallery of Victoria Collection, Love, Loss & Intimacy will feature over sixty prints and drawings from the seventeenth to the twentieth century, including works by Picasso, Rembrandt, Munch, and David Hockney amongst others—with Australian artists such as modernist Joy Hester (AP Issue 3), contemporary Indigenous artist Vernon Ah Kee (AP Issue […]

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GEORGE BALDESSIN—TARRAWARRA MUSEUM OF ART

GEORGE BALDESSIN WAS only 39 when he died in 1978 and is no star performer in the stiflingly ordinary Australian art auction market—in large part due to his dogged focus on printmaking and sculpture, the unloved siblings of Modernist painting. Stories of his ‘bohemian’ lifestyle and prickly charm, peppered with anecdotes of an ambiguous sexuality, […]

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STREET ART THEFT

WHEN WE PROFILED Skalitzers Berlin in October for Issue 9, we predicted their chic concrete exhibition space showing the best international street art would get an enthusiastic response—they got that but not in the way they had hoped. After opening with a show of work by Fernando Carlo aka Cope2—one of New York’s most respected […]

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TAKE YOUR TIME: OLAFUR ELIASSON

TAKE YOUR TIME: OLAFUR ELIASSON has now opened at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, and will continue until 11 April 2010. In our latest issue, Gillian Serisier caught up with Olafur Eliasson, one of the most recognised artists working today, and discussed his career and his trademark immersive environments in the lead up to […]

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Issue 9

Collaborating with leading British art materials producer Winsor & Newton, we invited 11 artists on a 10-day painting expedition through the North Island of New Zealand. We assembled some of the most respected painters working in Australia today over three generations, each with their own perspective on how to absorb, sketch and paint the experience. […]

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