With over 80 Australian and international galleries participating, Sydney Contemporary presents a manifold of creative talent, current trends and emerging practices – as well as the cross-cultural dialogue they inspire. At Carriageworks from 13 to 16 September, this year’s events include engaging panel discussions, guided tours, educational workshops and an extensive VIP Program, including an exclusive preview on 12 September. The official opening on 13 September is the outset to four days filled with painting, sculpture, sound and ceramics, through to installation, video and performances. Highlights include Jean Dubuffet’s four-metre-high sculpture L’Incivil (1973/2014) and Patricia Piccinini’s The Field (2018) a vast landscape of genetically modified flowers re-imagined for the fair. Art Almanac will participate in a print media stall, please come and say hello.
From 400 entries for ‘The Lester Prize’ this year, 40 artists from around Australia have been selected as finalists for the exhibition at the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA).Read more
TarraWarra Museum of Art has announced Wurundjeri and Dja Dja Wurrung woman and current Victorian NAIDOC Committee Chairperson Stacie Piper as First Peoples Curator for Yalingwa 2019.Read more