Gallery & Museums

MCA Australia to host Do Ho Suh’s first large-scale solo exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA Australia) has announced that they will play host to South Korean-born, London-based artist Do Ho Suh as part of the Sydney International Art Series. Do Ho Suh at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia will be the first large-scale solo exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere for the artist. Do […]

Portrait Of Lismore Flood Victim Wins Archibald Prize

Blak Douglas, a Sydney-based artist with Dhungatti heritage, has won the Archibald Prize 2022 and $100,000 for his portrait of artist Karla Dickens, titled Moby Dickens. A five-time Archibald Prize finalist, Douglas painted his good friend, Wiradjuri woman Dickens for Australia’s most-loved portrait award. With his win Douglas becomes the second Aboriginal artist to win […]

Packing Room Prize goes to portrait of Taika Waititi

By Erin Modaro. The winner of the Packing Room Prize was announced at the Art Gallery of NSW by Head Packer for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prize Brett Cuthbertson, with the award going to a portrait of Taika Waititi by artist Claus Stangl. The winning artwork features the eccentric filmmaker in a charismatic pose […]

400-Year-Old Dutch Master Artwork Uncovered In The Blue Mountains

A 400-year-old painting from the 17th century – which may now be worth up to AUD $5 million – has been uncovered in a Blue Mountains property that’s managed by National Trust of Australia (NSW). A recent art restoration project commissioned by the National Trust (NSW) has revealed a remarkable find. In amongst one of […]

Personal touches to Aiden Darling Harbour by renowned fine artist

By Lucinda Garbut-Young Multi-award winning and Archibald Prize finalist Jessica Le Clerc is no stranger to the new hotel Aiden Darling Harbour. She’s hand painted Australian botanicals across more than 70 rooms, along with an intricate, 25-metre-high hidden mural, seen out the windows of select private rooms.  As the hotel’s artist in residence, Jess has […]

REVIEW: ‘Uncanny’ at Chrissie Cotter Gallery

BY SWAGATALAKSHMI ROYCHOWDURY The Uncanny exhibition by Kirsten Drewes and Elizabeth Rankin, which raises important questions about gender, is currently on display at the Inner West Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery in Camperdown. Throughout the exhibition Drewes and Rankin use the technique of 'peinture feminine' to create an uncanny space. The works are spaced out in absurdity […]

Kim Carpenter presents Wilde: Life And Fantasy

BY RENEE LOU DALLOW Kim Carpenter is presenting an exhibition of his paintings based on the stories of one of the greatest and most prolific writers of all time, Oscar Wilde. Carpenter’s unique flair for design and storytelling not only reflect the life and times of Oscar Wilde but also Carpenter’s own life and times […]

New Surry Hills art gallery sells affordable art from local artists

By Tessa Pelle The Sketch Collective Gallery dedicates its space to showcase the talent of emerging Australian based artists, with most artworks priced between $500 and $1500. After noticing a gap in the market for affordable art pieces, Founder and Director, Caroline Heslop turned her freelance collective office space into a gallery for local and emerging […]

Chippendale’s Galerie pompom Closing Down

BY ERIN MODARO In a statement made on Monday, Galerie pompom in Chippendale has announced that it will be closing its doors after the end of its current exhibition. The multidisciplinary gallery was created by Ron and George Adams in 2012 and has run exhibitions for over 10 years, featuring over 200 Australian and international […]

The Return Of Newtown’s Lennox Street Studios Open Days

Next weekend Newtown Lennox Street Studios will once again swing open the door to the general public for their annual Open Studio Weekend on April 1-3. The famous annual Open Studio Weekend returns after what seems like forever thanks to COVID lockdowns & restrictions. These Open Studio Weekends have been an annual tradition for the […]