‘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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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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PHILJAMES FINALIST IN WYNNE PRIZE 2021 AT ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Philjames is a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2021 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . Philjames Spun idol machined polystyrene, polyurethane and automotive paint 110 x 65 x 65 cm . “Spun idol is inspired by Renato Bertelli’s 1933 ceramic bust of the Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, Continuous profile (Head of Mussolini)…

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PHILJAMES FINALIST IN 2020 SIR JOHN SULMAN PRIZE AT ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Philjames is a finalist in the 2020 Sir John Sulman Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . Image Philjames The General Lee (1984–2018) 2020 oil on archival pigment print on cotton rag (colour photograph from artist’s personal archive) 110.5 x 162.5 cm . ‘This is a photo of my siblings and me…

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PHILJAMES AWARDED THE ALLAN GAMBLE AWARD IN THE 2020 MOSMAN ART PRIZE

Image: Philjames, ‘Landscape composition 1’, 2020, oil on vintage offset lithograph 71 x 80 cm Established in 1947, the Mosman Art Prize is Australia’s oldest and most prestigious local government art award. It was founded by the artist, architect and arts advocate, Alderman Allan Gamble, at a time when only a small handful of art…

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PHILJAMES IS A FINALIST IN THE 2019 MOSMAN ART PRIZE⁣⁣

⁣⁣Exhibition current Wednesday 11 September to Sunday 27 October at Mosman Art Gallery, NSW⁣⁣ Philjames ⁣⁣’⁣⁣Jesus is placed in the Sepulture⁣⁣’ ⁣⁣2019 ⁣⁣oil on vintage offset lithograph ⁣⁣121 x 95.5 cm⁣⁣

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PHILJAMES ‘THE COLA WARS’ FEATURED ON BROADSHEET MELBOURNE’S ‘IN THE GALLERIES: FIVE SHOWS TO SEE IN MAY’ BY WILL COX

The Cola Wars by Philjames Anyone who’s wandered past centuries-old masterpieces in a major art gallery and found themselves thinking about cartoons instead will feel right at home with the work of Sydney artist Philjames. This collection of paintings adorns the old with the new – or sabotages the classical and traditional with the crass…

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