The massive exhibition, My Country: I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia, closes at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art on October 7. Thanks to a friend in Brissie, I was able to post photographs of the show … Continue reading
On my last trip to Europe, years ago, I got to check out the Pintupi show at Hamilton Gallery in London, attend the opening ceremonies at the Musée du quai Branly, view Gabrielle Pizzi’s astounding collection, and meet George Petitjean, … Continue reading
Thanks once more to Stephen Williamson for sending me a link to Desart’s online presentation of the works in this year’s Desert Mob exhibition. To my knowledge this is a first: the chance to see the entire show, with prices, … Continue reading
September has returned once again and along with the first stirrings of spring in Australia, there’s plenty of color to be had at Desert Mob 2013. Some photographs have begun to appear on Facebook pages, including this set from the … Continue reading
Recently, thanks to curator Christine Nicholls, I received a copy of the catalog from the 2012 exhibition Earth Works: contemporary Indigenous Australian ceramic art (Flinders University City Gallery, 2012). The show had a lamentably short run of six weeks in … Continue reading
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I’ve been lucky enough to receive a fine set of photographs of the exhibition Strong Women Strong Painting Strong Culture: Aboriginal Women’s Art of the Central and Western Deserts from the Sims Dickson Collection, now entering its final week on show at Tandanya – … Continue reading
In last week’s post on the Salon des Refusés, I congratulated Matt Ward and Paul Johnstone for bringing back to Darwin’s awards season the sense of adventure and surprise that I used to receive regularly from the National Aboriginal and Torres … Continue reading