KEVIN CONNOR EXHIBITION REVIEWED BY W. H. CHONG FOR ‘DAILY REVIEW’

June 27, 2019

KEVIN CONNOR VISUAL ARTS REVIEW (NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY, MELBOURNE) By W H Chong June 25, 2019 This show of paintings and drawings has the fervour of an artist in their youthful prime, but Connor is 87 this year. He is one of the grandest old painters in Sydney with many works in the Art gallery of NSW. Reproductions of his earlier work in the books at the gallery, consistent in feeling and expression, prove these late works as even looser, painted with more velocity. There is nothing to understand, you look and “get” it, like a knack. It’s all in…

GORDON SHEPHERDSON’S 1989 ‘ST STEPHEN’ PAINTINGS INSTALLED AT THE QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY/GALLERY OF MODERN ART

June 23, 2019

⁣‘The ‘St Stephen’ paintings of the late 1980s provided the artist with a motif which allowed a personal vision to merge with an event of historical and mythical significance. These works are some of the very few examples of narrative painting by Shepherdson’ extract from David Burnett’s catalogue essay for ‘Marks + Moments: Paintings by Gordon Shepherdson’ Queensland Art Gallery, 1997⁣

JAMES DRINKWATER’S SURVEY ‘THE SEA CALLS ME BY NAME’ CURRENT AT NEWCASTLE ART GALLERY TO 11 AUGUST 2019

June 2, 2019

GUY WARREN TWO PART INTERVIEW ON ABC RADIO NATIONAL ‘EARSHOT’

June 20, 2016

LISTEN TO INTERVIEW VIA LINK BELOW:   http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/earshot/guy-warren-a-portrait-of-a-painter/7518000

GENEVIEVE FELIX REYNOLDS PROFILED ON THE DESIGN FILES

May 31, 2016

Genevieve Felix Reynolds · Idol Weight by Lisa Marie Corso, Managing Editor Genevieve Felix Reynolds is a Sydney artist who creates bold, abstract paintings, with meticulous linework. Her latest exhibition and first Melbourne solo show, Idol Weight, opens at Nicholas Thompson Gallery this week. Sydney artist Genevieve Felix Reynolds has been working on the paintings for her first Melbourne solo show for almost a year. With a background in digital photography, her work is painstaking, combining an almost ‘photographic’ precision with an intuitive flair for colour and geometry. Genevieve’s latest body of work Idol Weight is a series of paintings…

LEITH MAGUIRE’S EXHIBITION ‘HEADS OR TAILS?’ CURRENT AT LINDEN NEW ART UNTIL 17 JULY 2016

May 6, 2016

Heads or Tails? – Leith is interested in the way that living things exist in and move through the natural world. Her work is informed by the cyclic narratives related to death, decay and preservation. Leith’s passion for drawing allows her a means of articulating patterns and forms and highlights her own personal encounters with the landscape, flora and fauna as well as the larger elemental and historical process at work within it. Read about HEADS OR TAILS? in our FREE digital catalogue > HERE

NICHOLAS THOMPSON MENTIONED IN ARTICLE ‘A FINE ART’ ON PHILIP BACON IN THE AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW MAGAZINE

April 30, 2016

“Like younger artists there are also younger dealers making a name for themselves. Bacon has a particular regard for Jan Murphy and Bruce Heiser in Brisbane, and Sophie Gannon and Nicholas Thompson in Melbourne. In the ebb and flow of the art business, life goes on.” Read more: http://www.afr.com/brand/afr-magazine/why-philip-bacon-is-australias-goto-art-dealer-20160321-gnnecv#ixzz47GpZcQ2l Follow us: @FinancialReview on Twitter | financialreview on Facebook

CELESTE CHANDLER AND KARLA MARCHESI FINALISTS IN THE BAYSIDE ACQUISITIVE ART PRIZE

April 29, 2016

The Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize (BAAP) is an annual prize and exhibition that aims to increase opportunities for participation in Bayside’s arts and cultural program; foster a sense of identity, pride and place in Bayside through a community event; and enable the acquisition of suitable artworks for the Bayside City Council Art & Heritage Collection. BAAP will be judged by industry professionals who will award total prize monies and acquisitive funds of $19,000. In 2016 the major prize of $15,000 will be awarded to a painting, in subsequent years the prize may be for works on paper, small sculpture or…

GENEVIEVE FELIX REYNOLDS COVER IMAGE AND PROFILE IN ART GUIDE AUSTRALIA

April 28, 2016

ARRYN SNOWBALL INTERVIEWED ON ABC RADIO NATIONAL’S BOOKS AND ARTS

April 27, 2016

Arryn Snowball’s Still Point in the Turning World Listen now(Link will open in new window) Download audio The paintings of Arryn Snowball are cool and contemplative abstracts that conjure up thoughts of pale sheets stirring in an almost imperceptible breeze. The Berlin-based artist currently has two shows on in Australia; House of Breath at Queensland’s Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Continuum at the Nicholas Thompson Gallery in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwoood. Alongside the stimulation of his European peregrinations, he says that the art scene of his native Brisbane continues to nurture and inspire him. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/booksandarts/snowball/7351722

ARRYN SNOWBALL AND NICHOLAS THOMPSON INTERVIEWED ON ALEX MCCULLOCH’S ‘THE ARTS SHOW’

April 22, 2016

LINK TO AUDIO BELOW: http://www.alexmccullochart.com.au/the-arts-show-7-april-2016-artists-special/

‘Genesis of a painter: Guy Warren at 95’ at S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney until 29 May

April 15, 2016

To celebrate the milestone 95th birthday of artist Guy Warren in 2016, the S.H. Ervin Gallery is presenting an exhibition of works from the 1950s & 1960s, produced during his London years and soon after his return to Sydney, and his latest works which reveal how the artist’s  obsession with emergence and submergence of the figure in relation to its background, the poetry of being that has been evident throughout his oeuvre to the present day. Curated by Barry Pearce, Emeritus curator Australian Art, Art Gallery of NSW. http://www.shervingallery.com.au/whats-on/current