The Gagosian Effect

The Gagosian Effect

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 20.05.19

As I predicted, the arrival of a significant Aboriginal art collection at one of the world's most prestigious art dealers – Gagosian in New York – accompanied by the name of a famous collector (and inimitable comic) Steve Martin is...» Read More

 

Art and the Election

Art and the Election

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 17.05.19

The arts haven't exactly been at the centre of debates during the current election campaign. Let's face it, the arts haven't turned the electoral tide since 1993 when Paul Keating discovered how enthusiastic cultural people were for his government, which...» Read More

 

DIGGING FOR HONEY ANTS AT PAPUNYA

DIGGING FOR HONEY ANTS AT PAPUNYA

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 14.05.19

Unusual for Aboriginal Art Directory – a link with something to listen to! Recently, John Kean – an early Papunya Tula Artists staffer, researcher and frequent writer about those pioneering days at Papunya in the 70s – was asked to...» Read More

 

INTERESTING TIMES

INTERESTING TIMES

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 13.05.19

Every day I get a feed from Google telling me of every mention of Aboriginal art on the internet. Some days it's just a couple. Today there's Aboriginal art in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, Kalgoorlie, Forbes, Myrtleford, Darwin, Bendigo, Adelaide and...» Read More

 

GAGOSIAN OPENING TONIGHT

GAGOSIAN OPENING TONIGHT

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 03.05.19

“In a few days time an exhibition will launch in New York that will reshape the future for the Indigenous Australian art market”. That's an incredibly bold statement by Melbourne (and New York) dealer D'Lan Davidson. But then he's linked in to...» Read More

 

WHO'LL WIN THE WYNNE IN 2019?

WHO'LL WIN THE WYNNE IN 2019?

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 02.05.19

It's been 4 years since anyone but an Aboriginal artist has won the country's premier prize for landscape painting – the Art Gallery of NSW's Wynne Prize. And this year may be no different as precisely half of the selected...» Read More

 

Telstra NATSIAA finalists announced

Telstra NATSIAA finalists announced

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 01.05.19

68 Indigenous artists from across Australia have been selected as finalists for the 2019 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAAs), the country’s longest running and most illustrious Indigenous art awards. Telstra has announced that it is...» Read More