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.
The William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, a $30,000 acquisitive award was presented to artist Christian Thompson for his epic four-panel work 'Rule of three' (2020).Read more
From Parramatta to Chippendale, the Sydney Festival presents three weeks of engaging and immersive events, exhibitions, workshops and talks, and lots of family-friendly fun for the summer holidays.Read more