Saturday 19 May, 2pm-3pm
Tolarno Galleries, Level 4, 104 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000
Bill Henson will make a rare public appearance for a book signing at Tolarno Galleries. He will sign your personal copies of books, and Tolarno will also have available for purchase on the day limited copies of otherwise sold out editions of Henson monographs, including:
Bill Henson’s exhibition of new works is on view now at Tolarno Galleries until 2 June.
Watch: Bill Henson on ABC TV The Mix
Listen: Bill Henson on ABC RN The Drawing Room
Image: Kindertotenlieder Image #17 1976 – 2016
Archival inkjet pigment print, framed
Image size: 44.8 x 37 cm Framed size: 69 x 60 cm
Edition of 10
Cairns Art Gallery
Proximity and Perception
4 May – 1 July 2018
Proximity and Perception focuses on a major new work by Danie Mellor commissioned by the Cairns Art Gallery Foundation, and places it within the context of his recent art practice and ongoing engagement with his matrilineal Country of the North Queensland rainforest region, south of Cairns.
Proximity and Perception spans the last decade of Mellor’s artistic practice and brings together highly detailed drawings rendered in Mellor’s signature blue pastel, alongside recent photographic works.
Artist talk Friday 4 May, 6.00PM
Image: Danie Mellor, Bala dulga yubanday 2014, each panel 100 x 120 cm total size: 300.0 x 360.0 cm, on paper consisting of nine panels mounted onto aluminium and mdf.
2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art
3 March – 3 June 2018
Extending across Adelaide’s cultural precinct, North Terrace, the 2018 Adelaide Biennial will be presented at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art at the University of South Australia, JamFactory and Adelaide Botanic Garden including the Santos Museum of Economic Botany. Artists include Patricia Piccinini and Louise Hearman.
Image: Louise Hearman, ‘Untitled #1405’ 2015, oil and ink on canvas, 71 x 71 cm
24 March – 5 August 2018
Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland
Brisbane welcomes the artworks of Patricia Piccinini to GOMA for ‘Curious Affection’, an exhibition of over 50 new and commissioned works.
This will be the most ambitious and expansive solo exhibition ever staged at QAGOMA for an Australian artist.
Image: Patricia Piccinini, ‘The Bond’ 2016