Mix Tape 1980s: Appropriation, Subculture, Critical Style will be on display from 11 April 2013 to 1 September 2013 at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Federation Square.
The exhibition explores Australian art of the 1980s; a decade of dynamic social change and fiercely contested viewpoints on contemporary art and culture.
Featuring over 120 works, Mix Tape 1980s bri...
Every day I am a day older: Portraiture in the Griffith University Art Collection
Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
16 February to 30 March 2013
Charting the range of portraiture in the Griffith University Art Collection, the exhibition ‘Every day I am a day older’ takes its title from a series of self-portraits by artist David M Thomas (AUS). The exhi...
A City of Melbourne Project Grant has been awarded to Peter Westwood for the development, production and presentation of a new video installation. Filmed in the City of Melbourne the work will explore the concept of city as passageway, a site of fluidity and choice. Akin to ‘hitching a ride’ Westwood will randomly choose ‘host’ cars to follow and film disparate journeys through...
Art Gallery of New South Wales - Photography Gallery
13 September 2012 - 03 February 2013
Flatlands examines photography’s role in transforming the way we perceive, organise and imagine the everyday world, by looking at the changing ways photographers have depicted public and private environments.
At its birth in the 19th century, photography seemed the perfect tool fo...
Dennis Del Favero: Magnesium Light
Exhibition dates: 1 June until 5 August 2012
Magnesium Light is a video installation project by Sydney based artist and academic, DEnnis Del Favero, exploring the aesthetic relationship between contemporary histroy and momeory of the recent past.
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Transcendence: photographs by David Stephenson
Monash Gallery of Art
Friday 16 September until Sunday 16 October 2011
David Stephenson has photographed a range of subjects in countries around the world, including landscapes, skyscapes, cityscapes and cathedral ceilings.
While the immediate subject of his works has varied, the underlying themes and ideas within his photo...
THE FUTILE CITY
25 June - 9 October 2011
Venue: Heide III: Albert & Barbara Tucker Gallery
Curator: Jason Smith & Lesley Harding
Taking its inspiration from Albert Tucker's 1940 painting of the same title, The Futile City examines the rise of the city from the modern era to the present day. The exhibition juxtaposes several images of the city painted by Tucker over th...
The AI computer graphic interactive installation, Scenario, directed by Professor Dennis Del Favero, with script by Stephen Sewell and AI by Associate Professor Maurice Pagnucco, has been selected to premiere at this year’s
'Scenario' Sydney Film Festival, curated by Clare Stewart
8th -19th June
Scenario is a world first 360-degree 3D cinematic installation whose narrati...
Black Box <> White Cube: Aspect of performance in contemporary Australian art.
The Arts Centre, Melbourne
June 11th - September 25th 2011
Curated by Simon Tonkins, Public Collections, The Arts Centre
Black Box <> White Cube: Aspect of performance in contemporary Australian art, which is the upcoming winter exhibition in the Arts Centre’s Icons & Insights exhibition pr...
Farrell and Parkin - Red squares (1986/87) - The Young Collective Farmer, purchased 1987, is part of a 1980's hang at the National Gallery of Australia for
Tableaux Vivant: 1980s photography forum
Saturday 21 May 11.00 am
Exploring Australian and international photography from the 1980s, this forum brings together curators, writers and artists in a diverse discussion ...
Posted 11 November 2010 – Farrell and Parkin are included in 'Sumptuary', a group exhibition with Garth Knight, Deborah Paauwe, Farrell and Parkin, Alexia Sinclair and Robyn Stacey;
Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, N.S.W.
November 25, 2010 - January 29, 2011
Luxury can be a matter of status, prodigality or decadence. It depends where you are sta...
Boutwell Draper Gallery and habitusliving.com are giving one lucky reader the chance to win artworks to the value of $10,000. Simply click to enter. List your details and tell us how you create art and you could have the chance to select your own art
Posted 18 August 2010 -
Farrell and Parkin: Topography of a Collaborative Mind
A Survey Exhibition 1984–2010
Curator: Diane Soumilas
23 September–17 October 2010
Glen Eira City Council Gallery (Caulfield,VIC) is delighted to present this feature exhibition, which surveys the artistic practice of nationally and internationally renowned collaborative photographers Rose ...
Posted 17 August 2010 -
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World
21 August - 31 October 2010
In the Balance: Art for a Changing World features works by Australian and international contemporary artists that respond to ecological concerns. The exhibition reflects the diversity of environmental debates and concerns within and beyond Australia today, and features works tha...
Posted 31 July 2010 - Coinciding with his current show 'Rejoining the Land' and the publication of his new monograph 'Two Decades' , Ingo Kleinert will have an exhibition in the Foyer Gallery of the Wangarratta Performing Arts Centre from 31 July - 12 September 2010.
This exhibition brings together a suite of 1989 photographic works by Ingo Kleinert on loan from the Albury C...
Posted 30 July 2010 -
30 July – 8 October 2010
Gallery 1 – 3
Abstract Nature features works of art in a wide range of media, all of which are inspired by the immanent beauty of organic pattern and form in the Australian landscape – from the microsphere of natural life to the macro patterns of the continent seen from above. Fluid linear abstraction, orga...
Posted 18 May 2010 - Farrell and Parkin have been invited to participate in DUETTO at the AEAF (Australian Experimental Art Foundation) in Adelaide.
On show at the Queens Theatre Venue will be Physiology of Spite and Manga Securities from Mangamorphosis.
A multi-venue project that includes performance, installation, photography, painting, video and exhibition ephemera, du...
Posted March 2010 - Richard Woldendorp's exhibition
Abstract Earth: The Photography of Richard Woldendorp
at the Art Gallery of Western Australia from 1 August - 9 November 2009 had a record crowd of 69,000 visitors.
Sydneysiders had the opportunity to see the same exhibition at S.H. Ervin Gallery last year from 20 June - 3 August 2009.
For the last 50 years, Richar...
Posted January 2010 - Louise Forthun has completed a large commission for the offices of Lyons Architects in Melbourne.
A fantastic addition to the collection of Corbett Lyons....
Posted 17 September 2009 - We are very happy to announce the purchase of 3 photographs and 1 video of the Chinese Self Portraits of Farrell and Parkin by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
We wish Rose and George a lot of fun and inspiration on their next adventure. They will head of to South Korea next week....
Posted 10 September 2009 - We like to congratulate Dennis Del Favero on the latest success of iCinema
Joint Finalist for the EUREKA Prize, 2009 and
Joint Winner of the GOLD International Design Excellence Award (USA), 2009 with
iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research
Merging Engineering and New Media for the Future of Interactive Digital Technology
Posted: 21 January 2009 - The Asbestos Diseases Research Foundation, Sydney, has purchased 3 assemblages by Ingo Kleinert for their entry hall.
"It is hoped Sydney's brand new Asbestos Disease Research Centre will lead the world in finding better treatments and even cures for fatal dust diseases.
For years Bernie Banton fought hard for victims of asbestos related diseases...
Posted: 9 October 2008 - Dennis Del Favero will be presenting the AVIE and T_Visionarium projects.
"eLandscapes" New Media Art Exhibition, Shanghai
Shanghai Science and Technology Museum
Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art
Curator: Richard Castelli (France)
eLANDSCAPES not only perpetuate the tradition of panoramas with the added value of stereosco...
Posted: 2 October 2008 - Dennis Del Favero together with Neil Brown, Jeffrey Shaw and Peter Weibel will be presenting their T_Visionarium project at the Palacio Carlos V. Alhambra, Granada as part of the third Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville (Biacs3).
The third Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville (Biacs3), to be held from 2 October 2008 to 11 January 2009, invite...
Visionary architecture and urban design of the sixties reflected by contemporary artists.
Architects + Artists
Archigram, Archizoom, Alan Boutwell, Constant, Gunther Domenig/Eilfried Huth, Yona Friedman, Eckhard Schulze-Fielitz, Superstudio
Jose Davila, Simon Dybbroe Moller, Ryan Gander, Erik Gongrich, Franka Hornschemeyer, Gordon Matta-Clar...
Posted: 29 August 2008 -
At the Crossroads of Art and Medicine
September 10 to December 13, 2008
Artists: Philippe Bazin (France), Bioteknica (Canada),
Geneviève Cadieux (Quebec, Canada), Farrell & Parkin
(Australia), Betty Goodwin (Quebec, Canada), Nathalie
Grimard (Canada), Nicole Jolicoeur (Quebec, Canada), Lyne
Lapointe (Quebec, Canada), François Morelli (Queb...
Posted: 29 August 2008 - M.Y. ART PROSPECTS is pleased to announce Restoration, our third exhibition by the Melbourne based
artist duo, Rose Farrell and George Parkin.
Farrell and Parkin, the leading contemporary photography artists in Australia, are widely known for
their unique collaborative projects exploring the history of medicine through the application of complex
Posted: 20 August 2008 - Dennis Del Favero has been awarded a Visual Arts and Crafts Board New Work grant for a multi-media project exploring the ambivalent relationship between the human and natural world, using as its centrepiece the original etching by Francisco Goya Que hai que hacer mas? from his 1820 Disasters of War series specially lent to the project. The project will ...
Posted: 17 May 2008 -
Farrell and Parkin -
"Australia has one of the highest rates of dog ownership in the world and since artists reflect our world back to us, it's no surprise that we often find the familiar features of the dog in their work. This exhibition celebrates the canine form in all manner of media and reveals a contemporary Australian take on this traditiona...
Posted: 13 May 2008 -
Farrell and Parkin -
Process-Journey is an exhibition that brings together artists from Australia and China to display works that reflect upon the journeys that inspire them and to develop an understanding of the reasons why artists form enduring relations between cultures.
It is a commemoration of friendly ties through the arts and has been pu...
Posted: 13 May 2008 -
Abstract Earth: The Photography of Richard Woldendorp.
Richard Woldendorp is a well-known and respected photographer and is acknowledged as Australia's eminent praactitioner of aerial photography. His photographs of the environment taken from the air have established a fresh vocabulary for the Australian landscape. This unique perspective reveals d...
Posted: 13 May 2008 -
Richard Woldendorp is an award winning photographer who has spent more than half a century capturing Australia’s vast terrain.
Richard was born in 1927 in the Netherlands and migrated to Western Australia in 1951. He bought his first camera in 1955, went professional in 1961, and was made an Honorary Life Member of the Institute of Professional Phot...
Posted: 1 March 2008 -
2008 Adelaide Festival of Contemporary Art, 1 March - 4 May 2008 -
Catherine Woo -
There’s a lot of weather in Hobart. On a clear, sunny day, clouds can sweep without warning over the mountain, changing the city’s entire complexion within minutes.
Weather is the perfect subject for Catherine Woo: immaterial, evanescent, ungraspable, unpredi...
Posted: 4 February 2008 -
Farrell and Parkin -
Images from the state's leading contemporary photographers will be on show this month with avid collector Dr Daryl Hewson sharing his renowned private archive for the first time.
Part of the Queensland Festival of Photography taking place in April, the exhibition features more than 80 photographs by prominent Queenslande...
Posted: 25 October 2007 -
Farrell and Parkin -
Portrait photography is a complex and fascinating area of photographic practice that, at its heart, has a dynamic process of collaboration between the sitter, the viewer and the camera operator. In this exhibition, a provocative interchange between historical and contemporary photography has been created to suggest how phot...
Posted: 27 September 2007 -
David Stephenson at Julia Saul Gallery -
From 1993 to 2003, David Stephenson, an American photographer based in Australia, documented the recondite geometry of the interiors of cupolas at religious buildings and palaces throughout Europe....
Posted: 29 August 2007 -
At 80, Richard Woldendorp is the unquestioned master of photographing the Australian landscape from the air, in colour. Like the great New Zealand Magnum photographer, the late Brian Brake, Richard Woldendorp uses a light aircraft as if it were a high-flying tripod - chartering a small, single-engine, high-wing Cessna to fly over his beloved Western...
Posted: 26 July 2007 -
[Gavin Hurley] takes faces, simplifies them, and makes witty icons. At the same time he plays fashionable ironic games with questions of style and technique.
The wittiest is 'Pirate and Pussycat', in which an 18th-century seaman, quite handsome with bristling moustaches, is matched with a cat, small and sweet with bristling whiskers.
Games are p...
Posted: 12 July 2007 -
Gavin Hurley -
Aristocratic gents, pirates, pussycats and "a boy's best friend". Auckland artist Gavin Hurley's latest show, Fancy Portraits, evolves the Elam-trained painter's experimentation with collage. Using textures and papers from old books and junk shops, his portraits are described as having "a genteel decorum and childlike naivety". His ...
Posted: 22 November 2006 -
Pamela Mei Leng See - "Chinese Takeaway", The Window Space, QPAC -
It's hard to imagine the absence of Chinese food in Australian society. Brisbane has its own bustling Chinatown packed with eating places and even in the smallest outback towns you will find a Chinese restaurant, such is our love of the country's food.
It was this fact that ...
Posted: 3 October 2006 -
Gavin Hurley tackles the ominous guilt of colonialism in Australia and New Zealand with haunting imagery recovered from the era of Victorian formal realism. The contemporary investigation of those seemingly historical references suggests a desire to recreate or revise historical doctrine.
Hurley's Leger-esque portraits reveal a false masquerade a...
Posted: 1 June 2006 -
GENERALS AND PARTICULARS by James Robertson -
Gavin Hurley paints portraits, yet no body ever sits for him. A portrait painter once removed, he sources his sitters from existing images taken from art history, history books and old school yearbooks. Hurley develops his compositions using collage and a cut-and-paste look carries over into the finishe...
Posted: 28 February 2006 -
Pamela Mei-Leng See -
Several artists explore issues of consumption and human impact on animal environments. Marion Drew's work presents disturbing juxtapositions of food with animals killed on the roads. The consequences of human actions via introduced species also confront us in Pamela Mei-Leng See's 'Inside every toad' (2005) which succinct...