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.
Find out who won the 2020 Wynne Prize and Sulman Prize; awarded to the best landscape painting of Australian scenery, or figure sculpture, and best subject painting, genre painting or mural project, respectively. The 2020 Wynne and Sulman Prize winners demonstrate the diverse cultureRead more
APY Lands artist and Western Arrernte man Vincent Namatjira has won this year's $100,000 Archibald Prize for his portrait of champion Australian Rules footballer and community leader Adam Goodes.Read more