NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY’S SPRING 1883 EXHIBITON REVIEWED BY CHELSEA HOPPER FOR ‘MEMO REVIEW’

Collingwood & Fitzroy: Nicholas Thompson Gallery Arts Projects Australia FUTURES Sutton Gallery by Chelsea Hopper 08 August 2021 It wouldn’t be an art fair without abstract painting. Thick gestural lines, bright colour palettes and titles alluding to memory or “the body” are always a given. I step into @14, the satellite venue for Nicholas Thompson…

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NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY’S SPRING 1883 EXHIBITION IN ANDREW BROWNE’S FEATURE FOR ‘THE REVIEWBOARD’

Commerce, curatorial or carnival? Gallerists stake out various positions when wrangling the art fair as ‘form’. Some might stuff their booths with the unsold stock from their bulging backrooms, hoping to finally place those space-hogging works. Others think more carefully about the image they want to project – their brand – the participation in a…

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ELEANOR LOUISE BUTT FEATURED IN SMARTPHONE SNAPS ON ‘ART GUIDE AUSTRALIA’ ONLINE

Smartphone Snaps: Eleanor Louise Butt FEATURE 28 July 2021 In her Smartphone Snaps photo-essay, the artist takes a break from working in her studio in the Dandenong Ranges to think about the things—besides painting—that keep her going while sequestered at home.   Here you can see my studio desk with some books I was looking…

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PHILJAMES EXHIBITON WITH POLLY BORLAND PREVIEWED IN ISSUE 97 OF ‘ART COLLECTOR’ AND FEATURED ON COVER

A truly unique collaboration, Philjames and Polly Borland’s forthcoming show is an experimentation in photography and paint­ing that challenges the potential of both mediums. “I approached Polly to see if she’d be interested in doing a full collaborative show,” says Philjames, “and as luck would have it she was super keen and suggested looking at…

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KYLIE BANYARD & AMBER WALLIS EXHIBITION REVIEWED BY ‘ARTIST PROFILE’ ONLINE

Amber Wallis & Kylie Banyard By Artist Profile A new show at Nicholas Thompson Gallery follows from Amber Wallis and Kylie Banyard’s success with ‘The Heroine Paint’ at Lismore Regional Gallery. In this latest exhibition, Banyard and Wallis paint into being both feminist histories and utopian futures, using the canvas as a foundation from which…

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MIRANDA SKOCZEK FEATURED IN AUTUMN ‘JONES’ MAGAZINE FOR DAVID JONES

Painter Miranda Skoczek on using colour to create joy in your home The abstract painter and self-described ‘colourist’ takes special delight in playing with every shade of the rainbow. MIRANDA, PICTURED IN HER STUDIO, WEARS BASSIKE COTTON CIRCLE SHIRT DRESS In the Autumn issue of JONES Home, we celebrate how the artistic principles of colour, shape and texture can…

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