"Lost in Another Person's Culture”

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 11.01.21

“For the first time from the National Maritime Museum Collection, we bring together works by Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait Islands) artist Alick Tipoti. With over 25 years of art practise, Tipoti is respected for his work in regenerating cultural knowledge...» Read More

 

Museological Sydney

Museological Sydney

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 09.12.20

As the venerable Australian Museum reopens after major renovations, so is it being challenged by the brand new Chau Chak Wing Museum in the University of Sydney. Dr Chau, who already has a startling building named after him at the...» Read More

 

Getting Back into the Habit in Sydney

Getting Back into the Habit in Sydney

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 02.12.20

A plumply welcoming Wesley Enoch greeted me at the Sydney Festival offices, with just the hint of designer stubble on his chin. Or was he just too exhausted to shave that day? For it soon emerged that being the Director...» Read More

 

VICTORIA OPENS!

VICTORIA OPENS!

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 25.11.20

Wonderful to report after all that State's travails, art galleries in Victoria are opening by the bucket-load – and, naturally, First Nations art and culture is taking precedence! At the NGV in Melbourne, not one but two delayed shows burst...» Read More

 

Aboriginal Art Storms Online

Aboriginal Art Storms Online

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 17.11.20

This year has been one of terrible isolation for many people – none more so than the remote First Nations communities that produce so much of Australia's greatest art at the moment. But that very enforced isolation has a) kept...» Read More

 

'Nilimurra Dhuwal: Here We Are' by Guynbi Ganambarr

'Nilimurra Dhuwal: Here We Are' by Guynbi Ganambarr

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 10.11.20

Ever since his first appearance at Bill Gregory's Annandale Galleries in 2004, Guynbi Ganambarr has been making waves. Indeed, Will Stubbs, his art director at the dynamic Buku Larrnggay Art Centre in eastern Arnhemland noted that even his first appearance...» Read More

 

GORDON BENNETT SOLO IN QUEENSLAND

GORDON BENNETT SOLO IN QUEENSLAND

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 06.11.20

'Unfinished Business: The Art of Gordon Bennett’ is the first large-scale exhibition of Bennett’s oeuvre since 2007. The exhibition showcases Bennett’s key series in depth, his most important and admired works, and includes many works which have rarely if ever...» Read More