‘SIGHT UNSEEN: WORK FROM THE LOCKDOWN EXHIBITIONS – MILES HALL / PHILJAMES & POLLY BORLAND / JOHN BOKOR’ IN BELLE MAGAZINE’S FRIDAY FABULOUS FIVE

‘Sight Unseen’ at Nicholas Thompson Gallery presents selected works from three 2021 exhibitions that were rendered inaccessible to the public for their duration due to Melbourne’s lockdown. These highly distinct bodies of work – ‘Stardust’ by Montpellier-based artist Miles Hall, John Bokor’s ‘Still Lifes & Interiors’, and a joint series by Philjames and Polly Borland…

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JOHN BOKOR EXHIBITION REVIEWED BY ELIZABETH FORTESCUE IN ‘ART ALMANAC’ OCTOBER

When John Bokor was preparing to take up an artist’s residency on the wild south coast near Bermagui, New South Wales, in May this year, he filled his car with enough art supplies for the two-week stay. As well as boxes of paint, Bokor packed three expansive canvases for working indoors and a bevy of…

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JOHN BOKOR EXHIBITION REVIEWED BY ERIN MCFADYEN IN ‘ARTIST PROFILE’ ONLINE

John Bokor’s recent still life paintings – shown alongside earlier interiors at Nicholas Thompson Gallery – sound out the shape of absence, even in their colourific and textural richness. In recent months, video footage of empty  CBDs – especially Melbourne and Sydney – has been circulating through my varied social media feeds. Populating this footage…

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JOHN BOKOR FINALIST IN SIR JOHN SULMAN PRIZE 2021 AT ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

John Bokor is a finalist in the Sir John Sulman Prize 2021 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . John Bokor Rosé and lemons oil on canvas 160 x 180.5 cm . “In Rosé and lemons, the casual clutter of domestic life takes centre stage. This painting is my way of showing beauty…

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JOHN BOKOR FINALIST IN THE DOBELL DRAWING PRIZE 22

John Bokor is a finalist in The Dobell Drawing Prize 22 . The Dobell Drawing Prize is the leading drawing exhibition in Australia. Presented in partnership with the Sir William Dobell Art Foundation (SWDAF), the biennial prize explores the enduring importance of drawing within contemporary art practice. . The exhibition is current at the National…

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