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February

LOUISE HEARMAN

Louise Hearman

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

Curated by Anna Davis.

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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Meet The Artist
A panel discussion with Louise Hearman, Anna Davis & Fiona Gruber. Saturday 18 March, 2pm, TarraWarra Museum of Art. More informations and bookings.

Image: Untitled #1118, 2005, Oil on composition board

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

 

dhalaay yuulayn (passionate skin)

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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Image: Untitled 2009/10 2009-2010, Inkjet print, 102.1 x 152.0 cm

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

Untitled #472

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

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