There was one work in particular that stood out in this year's National Self-Portrait Prize; ‘it’s playful, celebratory and intriguing – and revealed something new each time I returned to it’, said judge Erica Green.
Ken Done has chosen to celebrate World Children's Day this year in his traditional ebullient style, by welcoming five seven year olds to his studio to create unique, bold and colourful art of their own.
‘Artstate Lismore’ is the inaugural iteration of a new four-year program bringing regional artists and arts organisations together through conversation, partnerships and opportunities with the aim of highlighting the vibrancy of the arts sector in regional areas.
Melbourne-based sculptor Daniel von Sturmer winning work, Electric Light (facts/figures/Federation Square) (2017), is a light-based installation made in direct response to the architecture and landscaping of Federation Square; visible nightly from 8.30pm.
Now in its 30th year, ‘the churchie’ has grown in profile and significance, supporting emerging artists in its dedication to innovation and excellence across contemporary, traditional and new media genres.
‘The Art of Wellbeing’ showcases the work of 20 Western Australian finalists as well as the collaborative piece Embrace, completed by contemporary Australian artist Janine Daddo and Noongar artist Wendy Hayden.
The inaugural $70,000 Artbank + ACMI Commission has been awarded to artist and activist Zanny Begg for her proposed work The Beehive, based on the unsolved murder of famous Sydney anti-development campaigner Juanita Nielsen in 1975.
As the 2017 Darebin Art Prize winner, Claire Lambe receives a cash prize of $10,000 and her winning photograph, She never speaks about herself, she could be anything, will be acquired into the Darebin City Council’s permanent art collection.
The best of Singapore’s culinary and arts scene is coming to Chippendale, Sydney from 3 to 5 November showcasing the small island city-state’s best creative talents in a multi-disciplinary presentation with street performances and award-winning chefs. ‘Singapore: Inside Out’ (SG:IO) launched in 2015 as a travelling exhibition to Beijing, London...