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AMBER WALLIS FEATURED IN ‘PARADISO’ ISSUE 20, ARTICLE BY ANNA HUTCHCROFT

December 16, 2021

 

GUY WARREN FEATURE BY SASHA GRISHIN IN ‘ART COLLECTOR’ ISSUE 90

November 29, 2021

Guy Warren is widely regarded as one of the important elders in Australian art, not because he is a centenarian but because of the exceptional and unusual contribution that he has made to the visual culture of this country. He was born in 1921 in Goulburn in rural NSW to a father who was a pianist and a mother who played the violin. It was a family receptive to the arts and to the natural environment but he grew up during the Great Depression when the pressure was on economic survival and art was thought of as commercial art rather…

SUZANNE ARCHER, SU BAKER & WENDY STAVRIANOS INCLUDED IN ANNE MARSH ‘DOING FEMINISM: WOMEN’S ART & FEMINIST CRITICISM IN AUSTRALIA’ PUBLISHED BY THE MIEGUNYAH PRESS

November 17, 2021

“A bold and strikingly illustrated record of women’s art and feminism in Australia, ‘Doing Feminism’ represents over 220 artists and groups with 370 colour illustrations punctuated by extracts from artists’ statements, curatorial writing and critique. Tracking networks of art practice, exhibitions, protest and critical thought over several generations, Marsh demonstrates the innovation and power of women’s art and the ways in which it has influenced and changed the contemporary art landscape in Australia and internationally. The images and texts are curated by decade and contextualised to provide a broad analysis of art and feminist criticism since the late 1960s. This…

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

May 27, 2021

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) Profilo continuo (Testa di Mussolini). It stands as a pop cultural sentinel, omnipresent and ever watching. Like the monuments to devotion unearthed from ages past, I imagine it to be a speculative future historical relic to be discovered, or a monolith yet to be erected;…

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

May 27, 2021

Suzanne Archer is a finalist in the Sir John Sulman Prize 2021 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales . Suzanne Archer Winterburn oil on canvas 210 x 361.3 cm . “The title of this painting is a play on the name Wedderburn, the bushland environment in NSW where I have lived and had my studio for over 33 years, and a reference to the season. The landscape plays a major part in setting the scene for the floating apparition, which is a direct reference to one of a series of mask sculptures made from repurposed bags that dealt…

NICHOLAS THOMPSON TO EXHIBIT HEIDI YARDLEY AT SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 2021

May 16, 2021

NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY TO EXHIBIT AT SPRING 1883 ART FAIR, 4 – 7 AUG 2021

May 16, 2021

GUY WARREN FEATURE IN ARTSHUB BY GINA FAIRLEY

April 20, 2021

When you’ve still got it at 100: Q&A with artist Guy Warren The centenarian puts his longevity down to a whiskey every night, just getting on with it, and not listening too much to art theory. We talk to him about ageism, the environment, drive and his advice for the next generation of painters.

GUY WARREN FEATURE BY JOHN MCDONALD IN ‘SYDNEY MORNING HERALD’ 10 APR 2021

April 10, 2021

Australia’s oldest artist remains at the canvas, reaching a century By John McDonald April 8, 2021 — 5.00am Australia’s oldest working artist, Guy Warren, is getting tired of being asked: “What’s the secret of a long life?” His answer is very simple: “You just have to keep living.” When Warren gets down to detail he says it’s a matter of “good genes, good luck and a whiskey every night”. Beyond that he doesn’t know what on earth he did to find himself turning 100. As we go deeper into the subject it’s agreed the two golden rules might be: “Don’t sit…

WENDY STAVRIANOS FEATURE BY SASHA GRISHIN IN ISSUE 54 OF ‘ARTIST PROFILE’

April 10, 2021

Wendy Stavrianos: Paintings from a room Wendy Stavrianos has a distinctive artistic vision – an artistic personality that is authentic, unique and identifiable from twenty paces and one that is impossible to confuse with the work of any other artist. Her art is deeply autobiographic and consists of symbols and motifs that she has gathered over a lifetime and, with her guidance, it is sometimes possible to decipher the etymology of some of her symbols. However, her art is not illustrative of a personal narrative but alludes to broad, universal themes. As one of her favourite writers, Jorge Luis Borges,…

SUZANNE ARCHER FINALIST IN 48TH MUSWELBROOK PRIZE AT MUSWELLBROOK REGIONAL ART GALLERY

March 23, 2021

GUY WARREN INTERVIEWED FOR ‘TALKING WITH PAINTERS’ BY MARIA STOLJAR

March 18, 2021

Ep 107: Guy Warren