Artists and agenda-setting exhibitions in Australia and around the globe.
In the market for art? Sydney Contemporary goes online for the month of October
Aesthetes everywhere, prepare to unleash your credit cards. Australia’s international art fair, Sydney Contemporary, has just launched an impressive online showcase which not only responds to the global pandemic climate, it aims to bolster the art community in the same gallant brushstroke.
October 1, 2020
At 99 years old, the Archibald Prize is still breaking records
With 99 storied years under its belt, the Archibald has presumably endured its share of disturbances in some shape or form since its inception in 1921. So, while this year’s pandemic climate may have reframed the timing of the program, true to form, it certainly hasn’t hindered the excellence of works entered. Nor has it stood as a roadblock.
September 24, 2020
Art imitates (lockdown) life in exhibition at Melbourne’s bus and train stations
While many physical galleries and other ‘non-essential’ outlets remain closed throughout Victoria, due to the second wave of lockdowns imposed by novel coronavirus, Melbourne’s STATION gallery has joined the raft of businesses spearheading creative ways of connecting with audiences during the pandemic.
September 21, 2020
Five (or so) minutes with artist Dan Kyle
When ferocious bushfires ravaged the region in late 2019 through to early 2020, Dan felt a gut-wrenching sense of loss, sadness and absolute helplessness. Darkness had descended upon his beloved bushland, and blackened earth and smoke-washed hot-glowing skies replaced the famous blue-green haze of the mountain range. Captivated by the rapidly changing natural environment and […]
August 11, 2020
Five (or so) minutes with artist Tom Adair
Daily Architecture News caught up with Tom to talk about the ups and downs of showing his recent collection of work during a particularly tumultuous time in the world, how the lockdown forced a pivot in the way he presented his work to collectors and art-lovers, and what’s getting him out of bed at 5.45am […]
July 27, 2020
Five (or so) minutes with artist Patrizia Biondi
DAN caught up with Patrizia for a brief chat following her show ‘Language Can Make Pure Wind Look Solid’ at Sydney’s Artereal Gallery to hear about her art-making practice, influences and her atypical studio ritual. DAN: Can you to tell us about yourself and your approach to making art? Patrizia Biondi: I have always […]
July 20, 2020