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May

BROOK ANDREW

The Cell

THE SUBSTATION
1 Market St, Newport, Victoria

26 May – 10 June 2017

Commissioned by Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, 2010

The SUBSTATION presents the Melbourne premiere of ANDREW’s major installation THE CELL.

Decorated in Wiradjuri patterns and inviting audience participation, THE CELL is a jumping castle of sorts, that blurs the lines between sanctuary and detention.

ARTIST TALK
 Saturday 3 June, 2pm
 FREE.

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Brook Andrew, The Cell, 2010

May

BROOK ANDREW

 

Congratulations Brook Andrew

Selected by Artistic Director Mami Kataoka
21ST BIENNALE OF SYDNEY

16 March – 11 June 2018

The exhibition will include around 70 artists in total, each presenting ambitious new commissions or recent work for the 45th anniversary of the Biennale.

The exhibition will also revisit the Biennale’s rich history through a close examination of its Archive, drawing on 45 years of art and encounters.

The 21st Biennale of Sydney will be presented over twelve weeks from Friday, 16 March until Monday, 11 June 2018 (Preview 13-15 March).

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May

PATRICIA PICCININI

 

The Art Newspaper

Patricia Piccinini in the top ten most popular exhibitions of 2016

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Patricia Piccinini at CCBB São Paulo

April

BENJAMIN ARMSTRONG, BRENT HARRIS, BILL HENSON, ROSEMARY LAING

Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time

ART GALLERY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Adelaide

Curated by Leigh Robb

4th March – 2 July 2017

Auguste Rodin was an artist who redefined the idea of the body in sculpture. Marking 100 years since his death in 1917, Rodin’s legacy is the wellspring of this major exhibition.

Through a series of duets and duels, Rodin’s work is brought into conversation with over 100 modern and contemporary works of art by Louise Bourgeois, Antony Gormley, William Kentridge, Bharti Kher, Rosemary Laing, Ugo Rondinone and Kara Walker among others.

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February

LOUISE HEARMAN

Louise Hearman

TARRAWARRA MUSEUM OF ART
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road,
Healesville

Curated by Anna Davis.

18 February – 14 May 2017

This exhibition is the first major museum survey of Australian painter Louise Hearman, featuring painting and drawings from across her 25-year practice.

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Untitled #1118

BROOK ANDREW

Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred

NGV AUSTRALIA
Federation Square
Level 3, Temporary Exhibitions
3 March – 4 June 2017

Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred includes many of Andrew’s most memorable works, contextualised in exciting new ways, juxtaposed with formative works that have had very limited exposure. As a map that scopes, records and pinpoints great moments in Andrew’s career, this solo exhibition will also include a new sculptural work, enabling viewers to intuit future directions in the artist’s ever changing practice.

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dhalaay yuulayn (passionate skin), 2004, enamel paint on anodised aluminium and wood, neon, 125.0 x 170.0 cm

BILL HENSON

Bill Henson

Part of the NGV Festival of Photography

NGV INTERNATIONAL
Level 2, 19th – 20th Century Ar & Design
10 March – 27 August 2017

Bill Henson presents recent photographs by Bill Henson, selected by the artist, and encompassing themes including portraits, nudes, lush museum interiors and transcendent landscapes.

The images in this exhibition are drawn from a body of works created between 2008 and 2011 and continue Henson’s sensitive, sophisticated study of the human condition, which he has realised over his forty year career.

Donated through the Australian Governments Cultural Gifts Program by William Donald Bowness, 2016

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Untitled 2009/10

LOUISE HEARMAN

Shut Up and Paint

NGV INTERNATIONAL
Level 3, Contemporary Art & Design
17 September 2016 –  12 February 2017

Shut Up and Paint is an exhibition that celebrates and examines contemporary painting in the NGV Collection, coinciding with the major NGV exhibition David Hockney.Shut Up and Paint includes work by artists such as Vernon Ah Kee (AUS), Ai Weiwei (CHN), Asgar/Gabriel (AUT), Lynda Benglis (USA), Matti Braun (DEU), John Citizen (AUS), Tony Clark (AUS), Angela de la Cruz (ESP), Juan Davila (AUS), Lucio Fontana (ITA/ARG), Apostolos Georgiou (GRC), David Hockney (UK), Maison Margiela (FRA), Joan Mitchell (USA), Elizabeth Newman (AUS), Ohno Satoshi (JPN), Mika Rottenberg (ARG), Borna Sammak (USA), Jenny Watson (AUS) and more.

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Louise Hearman, Untitled #472, 1996, Oil on composition board, 91.4 × 121.9 cm.

DOUGLAS LANCE GIBSON

An Elegy To Apertures

CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY
Gallery 3
27 January – 12 March 2017

Curated by Isobel Parker Phillips.

Andrew Beck, Danica Chappell, Douglas Lance Gibson, Deb Mansfield, Sara Oscar, Luke Parker, Kenzee Patterson, Katherine Rooke, Nick Strike and Amanda Williams.
The camera receives and frames the world through the lens. This aperture is a threshold that demarcates the distinction between the scene and its photographic echo. It is both an entrance and a point of departure.

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Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala), 01:13PM, 10/06/2013, 33°53’51”S 151°14’15”E, from After The Birds Have Flown series