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ALUN LEACH-JONES NOUMEMON BLUE IKON IN ‘PUBLIC WORKS’ BRONWYN WATSON IN ‘THE AUSTRALIAN’

May 7, 2020

Alun Leach-Jones, Noumenon XI blue ikon, 1967. Collection Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria. Gift of the Benalla Apex Club, 1967. The work can be viewed online at https://benallaartgallery.com.au/benallacollection/collection-view/1052789/ When Alun Leach-Jones, at the age of 23, decided to leave England, it was because, he said, he was feeling “hemmed in”. He was also keen to escape the possibility of an “easy, middle-class life of a provincial lawyer or doctor”. Instead he chose to emigrate to what he considered the furthest point away from his homeland — and that was Australia. He arrived in Adelaide in 1960 where, while studying at the…

GENEVIEVE FELIX REYNOLDS FEATURED ON BROADSHEET IN ‘A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN: FINDING SPACE FOR CREATIVES IN SYDNEY’ BY NICOLA HEATH

April 28, 2020

Genevieve Felix Reynolds Genevieve Felix Reynolds is a visual artist fascinated by the progression of history. Or, as she puts it, “the journey of an object from something in its original context – in a temple or somebody’s home – and how that is translated over time, breaks down and reforms through photography and through being resituated in museums and archives and books”. Reynolds works with oil and acrylic paints as well as animation, sculpture and architectural elements, incorporating classical imagery and digital components. In Health, her 2019 solo exhibition at Galerie Pompom in Chippendale, Reynolds examined the relationship between…

JAMES DRINKWATER IN NEWCASTLE HERALD ‘HUNTER IDENTITIES REVEAL WHAT THEY’RE DOING WITH THEIR TIME AS CORONAVIRUS HITS HOME’ BY SCOTT BEVAN

April 24, 2020

MARCH 28 2020 – 6:00AM Hunter identities reveal what they’re doing with their time as coronavirus hits home Scott Bevan  ESCAPE: Artist James Drinkwater at Myall Lakes. Picture: Supplied It is far better to be alone than in bad company,” the first US President, George Washington, famously advised. And right now, among the worst company you can keep is coronavirus. To prevent the disease from spreading, we’re being told to stop keeping company with each other. Our lives as social animals feel like they are being sealed and boxed away. Our world is shrinking by the day. Here we are,…

GALLERY IN THE AGE AND SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

March 17, 2015

Read the article online here, text version below: Nicholas Thompson’s new Collingwood gallery sparks dialogue between artists young and old Dylan Rainforth Published: March 17, 2015 – 2:32PM Nicholas Thompson opens a new, eponymous gallery in Langridge Street, Collingwood, this Saturday, only a stone’s throw from Australian Galleries where he was gallery manager for the past three years. Before that he worked for John Buckley and, in his hometown of Brisbane, Philip Bacon Galleries. “I’d been working for galleries for about a decade and it was kind of just time to do my own thing,” Thompson says. “I’m opening with15 artists…

NICHOLAS THOMPSON INTERVIEWED ON ALEX MCCULLOCH’S THE ART SHOW

March 10, 2015

Link to the interview here

GALLERY IN ART COLLECTOR MAGAZINE

February 8, 2015

Column in Jan 2015 issue on the opening of the gallery.

GALLERY DEVELOPMENT IN PHOTOS

February 8, 2015

View the beginnings of the gallery.  

NICHOLAS THOMPSON ON ARTS MANAGEMENT CAREERS PANEL AT MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY

September 10, 2014

Dr Kate Macneill and Assoc. Prof. Alison Inglis, the Coordinators of the Master of Arts and Cultural Management and the Master of Art Curatorship are hosting a careers panel discussing career pathways and perspectives on the Arts industry. Speakers will include: Melissa Loughnan, founder of Utopian Slumps gallery and recently appointed director of Anna Schwartz galleries in Melbourne’s Flinders Lane and Sydney’s Darlington. Sarah Reynolds, who has worked at the Wheeler Centre and in Tasmania running a performing arts subscription season. Nicholas Thompson, has previously worked with Philip Bacon Galleries, John Buckley Gallery; and as Gallery Manager at prestigious Australian…