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National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)

NAVA presents Future/Forward - The National Visual Arts Summit

Future/Forward is a two-day summit that will bring together arts practitioners, academics and industry professionals to engage in discussions about the current state of the visual arts in Australia and to imagine new possibilities for developing contemporary practice.

Published on Wednesday 01 January 2014

News article from Australia.

red gallery

EXHIBITION REVIEW: Brenda Walsh - The Flood

Great review of Brenda Walsh’s latest exhibition The Flood on State of the Art on PBS 106.7FM Melbourne. Scroll through to 171.48 to hear Roger Taylor discuss The Flood currently on show at red gallery. http://www.pbsfm.org.au/node/38366 Exhibition closes September 20. http://www.pbsfm.org.au/node/38366

Published on Wednesday 01 January 2014

News article from Australia.

Kaldor Public Art Projects

Kaldor Public Art Projects announces Jonathan Jones as winner of 45th anniversary project YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA

Sydney, Australia: Sydney-based Aboriginal artist Jonathan Jones was announced today as the winner of Kaldor Public Art Projects’ 45th anniversary project, YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA. Jones’ proposal to create a large-scale, temporary art project for Sydney was selected from 160 ambitious applications from Australian artists who submitted ideas for the first ever open call issued by Kaldor Public Art

Published on Wednesday 01 January 2014

News article from Australia.

Monash Gallery of Art

Petrina Hicks wins the 2014 Bowness Photography

One of Australia’s most established photographers Petrina Hicks has won Australia’s prestigious photography award, the $25 000 Bowness Photography Prize. Petrina Hicks’s winning photograph Venus 2013 from the series The shadows is an alluring and symbolically rich picture. As with many of the Hicks’s works, Venus is at once a beautiful, archetypal and complex image.

Published on Wednesday 01 January 2014

News article from Australia.

Geelong Gallery

Rob McHaffie wins the 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize

On Friday evening Melbourne-based artist Rob McHaffie was awarded the $30,000 2014 Geelong contemporary art prize for his bright, colourful and whimsical painting Preserve this fruit. Some 500 entries were received from around the country with 42 works by 45 artists selected to showcase the best of contemporary Australian painting practice.

Published on Wednesday 01 January 2014

News article from Australia.

Kaldor Public Art Projects

Kaldor Public Art Projects is proud to announce the finalists of YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA

Kaldor Public Art Projects is proud to announce the finalists of YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA, our premiere open call project for Australian artists.

Published on Thursday 21 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Artabase

David Rosetzky on his new work 'Gaps', jointly commissioned by ACMI and Carriageworks

David Rosetzky's latest video artwork 'Gaps' is currently on show at ACMI. Rosetzky has a long history in photography, and more recently has created fascinating studies on movement and social representation through video artworks. We spoke to Rosetzky about the differences between working with still and moving image media.

Published on Tuesday 02 September 2014

News article from Australia.

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Art Gallery of New South Wales

New Director of Development for Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is pleased to announce that John Richardson has been appointed to the new role of Director of Development.

Published on Wednesday 20 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Pamela Irving Studio + Gallery

Pamela Irving - Doggerel Dreams

Exhibition from September 6th September - November 2nd 2014

Published on Monday 01 September 2014

News article from Australia.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

Call for Art – 5th Annual “Abstracts” Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 5th Annual “Abstracts” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of September 2014.

Published on Thursday 21 August 2014

News article from United States.

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

Call for Entries – 4th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “SeaScapes” Juried Art Competition for the month of August 2014.

Published on Thursday 21 August 2014

News article from United States.

National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA)

NAVA & 107 Projects present Soup Session #3

On Friday 29 August at 107 Projects in Redfern, you get the chance to vote on which artist will receive funds to create new, contemporary art.

Published on Thursday 21 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Expands its Hours Due to Popularity of Koons Retrospective

NEW YORK, August 18, 2014—In response to the popularity of Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, the Whitney Museum of American Art will expand its operations to six days per week by opening on Mondays from 11 am–6 pm starting on September 1, 2014 (Labor Day).

Published on Monday 18 August 2014

News article from United States.

The Museum of Modern Art - MoMA

Partnership Formed To Digitize Complete Warhol Film Collection

Hundreds of Warhol’s films, many never before seen by the public, will be converted to digital format through a new partnership announced by The Warhol, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and MPC, a global leader in VFX (visual effects) and a Technicolor company.

Published on Tuesday 05 August 2014

News article from United States.

The Substation Centre for Art and Culture

Winners announced for The Substation Contemporary Art Prize 2014

The Substation Contemporary Art Prize 2014 judges Max Delany (Senior Curator Contemporary Art, NGV) and Mark Feary, (Curator, Artspace, Sydney) have awarded the 2014 Substation Contemporary Art Prize to Melbourne based artist Nathan Gray for his multi-screen video and sound installation work Species of Spaces.

Published on Monday 18 August 2014

News article from Australia.

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KINGS Artist Run

Proposals for KINGS 2015 program are now open.

Kings Artist Run is currently calling for proposals for our January – June 2015 exhibition program. Proposals are due at 11:59pm on Sunday the 31st of August.

Published on Sunday 31 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Anna Schwartz Gallery - Sydney

Anna Schwartz Gallery appoints Melissa Loughnan as inaugural Gallery Director for Melbourne and Sydney

Melbourne, Australia: Anna Schwartz Gallery today announced the appointment of Melissa Loughnan, Founding Director of Utopian Slumps, to the position of Director for both Sydney and Melbourne galleries, representing the first time this role has been created.

Published on Tuesday 22 July 2014

News article from Australia.

The Museum of Modern Art - MoMA

MoMA Presents Its First Digital-Only Publication, Picasso: The Making of Cubism 1912-1914

The Museum of Modern Art announces the launch of Picasso: The Making of Cubism 1912-1914, the Museum’s first digital-only publication and the first monographic e-book to be authorized by the Estate of Pablo Picasso.

Published on Friday 25 July 2014

News article from United States.

Naomi Milgrom Foundation announces major annual contemporary architecture commission and design event for Melbourne

Naomi Milgrom AO, Chair of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, recently announced a major new architecture commission and design event for Melbourne, that will see a temporary pavilion constructed annually in the Queen Victoria Memorial Gardens.

Published on Wednesday 16 July 2014

News article from Australia.

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Bogong Centre for Sound Culture

BCSC Supported Residency Deadline Friday August 15, 2014

Bogong Centre for Sound Culture is offering eight, 2 week Supported Residencies. The residencies are available between October 6, 2014 and May 31, 2015. Applications are open to professional practicing artists working in the areas of Sound Art, Photography, Video Art and Spatial Practice Application Deadline First Round: 5pm Friday August 15, 2014

Published on Friday 15 August 2014

News article from Australia.

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Biennale of Sydney

Stephanie Rosenthal announced as Artistic Director for the 20th Biennale of Sydney

Currently based in London, Rosenthal has been Chief Curator of the Hayward Gallery since 2007, having previously worked at the Haus der Kunst in Munich for more than 10 years, where she was appointed Curator for Modern and Contemporary Art in 2000.

Published on Wednesday 06 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Melbourne Art Fair

Melbourne Art Fair Vernissage to be celebration of more than 500 living artists.

Melbourne, Australia: Performance art will play a major role in the Melbourne Art Fair for the first time in 2014, with several live artist performances at the opening night Vernissage event along with site-specific interventions throughout the Fair and a new dedicated space to showcase performance art.

Published on Thursday 31 July 2014

News article from Australia.

Ian Potter Museum of Art

Tony Albert wins $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize

The prestigious $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize has been awarded to Indigenous artist Tony Albert for the work titled Once upon a time ... 2013-14

Published on Friday 25 July 2014

News article from Australia.

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Art Gallery of New South Wales

Fiona Lowry wins this year's Archibald Prize for her portrait of Penelope Seidl

Fiona Lowry first saw architect Penelope Seidler about six years ago at a gallery opening. ‘I was really struck by her beauty and her presence and asked someone who she was. I decided then that I would like to paint her,’ says Lowry.

Published on Monday 04 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Sydney goes pop!

Today the 2014-15 Sydney International Art Series was launched – a signature event on the Sydney and NSW Events calendar; bringing the world’s most outstanding exhibitions to Australia.

Published on Monday 04 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Tim Storrier wins Packing Room Prize 2014

Artist Tim Storrier has been awarded the Packing Room Prize in conjunction with the Archibald Prize 2014 for his portrait of Dr Sir Leslie Colin Patterson KCB AO.

Published on Monday 04 August 2014

News article from Australia.

Whitney Museum of American Art

Alex Katz Mural to be Unveiled Opposite Future Whitney

In celebration of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s forthcoming move to its new Renzo Piano–designed building in the Meatpacking District, the Museum has partnered with TF Cornerstone and High Line Art on a series of public art installations.

Published on Tuesday 29 July 2014

News article from United States.

Patricia Piccinini awarded 2014 Melbourne Art Foundation Award for the Visual Arts

Melbourne, Australia: Artist Patricia Piccinini and philanthropists Peter and Joan Clemenger have been honoured by the 2014 Melbourne Art Foundation Awards for the Visual Arts, at a gala dinner hosted at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) last night.

Published on Friday 18 July 2014

News article from Australia.

Kaldor Public Art Projects

Kaldor Public Art Projects receives hundreds of applications for YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA

Sydney, Australia: Kaldor Public Art Projects has received hundreds of applications for their premiere open call project for Australian artists, YOUR VERY GOOD IDEA. The project, which celebrates the organisation’s 45th anniversary asked Australian artists to submit concepts for a large scale, temporary, site-specific art project to be realised in Sydney.

Published on Monday 21 July 2014

News article from Australia.

Whitney Museum of American Art

The Whitney Appoints Christopher Y. Lew As Associate Curator

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014—The Whitney Museum of American Art has announced the appointment of Christopher Y. Lew as associate curator. Mr. Lew will begin working at the Museum this summer.

Published on Wednesday 09 July 2014

News article from United States.