‘AMA’ is an annual exhibition showcasing the work of emerging and established Australian Muslim artists, this iteration gives a platform to spatial practices and pieces related to metaphysics as well as the more general themes of personal histories, communication and engagement.
‘Composing Objects’ explores our natural creative desire to position three-dimensional objects. Derived from the Bendigo Art Gallery’s vast collection, the exhibition showcases a selection of art pieces – still life paintings, mid-century pottery and contemporary ceramics and glassware – in various combinations; from shape, colour and medium to decorative style,...
This show offers an insight into Anderson’s artworks, designs for magazine covers, posters and photographs, with a healthy dose of humour and scepticism. ‘Lampoon’ happily has a dig at all of the big social and political issues of the last 40 years.
Zavros has worked as co-curator with Newcastle Art Gallery to re-contextualise early work, alongside new pieces created for the show which explores male beauty with a tongue in cheek title that refers to both virtuoso painting and ‘magic’ realism as well as a Hollywood blockbuster film about strippers.
Works negotiate notions of identity, racial discrimination and stereotyping, as well as reimagining the spaces we live in, what makes cultural differences and how it contributes to the narrative of a wider Australian identity.
Viewers can expect engaging pieces across video, sculpture, painting, photography, textiles, installation and sound, which will explore art world and socio-political themes such as illusion and the ‘gaze’, gender, Indigenous culture and traditions, fantasy, fact and fiction.
Robert Clinch has painted a classic 1960s sportscar with more than 60 unique paper darts, transforming the vehicle into an art object. Classic car collector Jeff Brown, son of renowned art dealer Joseph Brown, collaborated with Clinch to bring his hyper-real motif to motor a new, transporting journey.
Deborah Marks explores identity, fragility, strength and vulnerability in her paintings. She translates the experience of migrants and their dislocation and fragmentation from homelands and integration to the new.