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June

Strawberry Thief

Tolarno Galleries presents Elizabeth Willing’s solo exhibition, Strawberry Thief, at this year’s Melbourne Art Fair. The exhibition will include a wallpaper print, a series of collage prints, hand-carved wooden sculptures and Anxiolytic. This is a bottled and branded spirit and glasses that will form part of a cocktail performance in collaboration with Melbourne mixologist, Cennon Hanson.

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May

Invisible Stories: Meditations on Port Essington

 

In his first solo exhibition since 2012, Benjamin Armstrong will present a series of linocut prints relating to Mark McKenna’s 2016 book From the Edge: Australia’s Lost Histories.

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Spill

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For his sixth exhibition at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne-based Andrew Browne presents new paintings and related charcoal drawings that extend his decades long interest in a landscape of phenomena – yet one alienated from the picturesque.

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April

Bill Henson

Tolarno Galleries presents a collection of new Bill Henson photographic works.

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“Plenty of artists conjure with images from the history of art, but none has been so ambitious in their attempt to marry the immediate, over-brimming present with the haunted past. And the fact remains that no other living Australian artist has produced as many images so full of tenderness, silence and longing” – Sebastian Smee, The Monthly April 2017

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March

Buddens

 

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Buddens finds Rosemary Laing returning to Shoalhaven, New South Wales, the landscape of the iconic series groundspeed (2001).

As Laing notes: “The arrival­ of people, throughout history, shifts what happens in land, challenging those who have left their elsewhere, and disrupting the continuum of their destination place. A disruption causes a reconfiguration. It elaborates both the beforehand and the afterward.”

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December

Notes on Chaos

 

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Trump tweets, North Korean missile launches, global terrorism, vengeful weather, disruptive economies and Middle East instability: it feels like the rug has been pulled from under us. How do we respond to a world upside down, a place of crumbling sureties? Ben Quilty’s new work expresses the uneasiness of a society anxious about the future through the lens of personal experience – Michael Desmond, 2018

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October

What Was Once Yesterday Today & Tomorrow

 

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September

the small sword

 

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August

feature in

@50 | Part Three

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August

feature in

@50 | Part Two

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July

feature in

@50 | Part One

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May

The Floating World

 

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April

BACKROOM PROJECT

Elizabeth Willing
Guava Season

 


March

SPIN

 

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February

No fear unmingled with hope

 

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November

indigo and ochre

 

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October

Serenader

 

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September

In between days

 

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August

THE LEAST I COULD DO

 

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July

Turbulence

 

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June

The Stain

 

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April

effort and rush

 

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February

A Backroom Project


February

2020


2018


2017


2016


February

On Edge

 

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November

RUB


September

Possessed


September

Figuratively Speaking


May

Open Source


May

Photosynthesis


February

And colour is their flesh


Dreamer


September

No More Lonely Nights


July

Portrait Photographs 1978 – 1987


July

Here be dragons / Hic sunt dracones


April

It’s all around you


February

The Paper


February

drawing


November

Untitled 1985/86


October

Between You and Me


September

Sydney Contemporary 2013


July

my ghost


June

Skull Gully II


June

52 Portraits


June

Art Basel Hong Kong


May

The Fiji Wedding


February

Unreal Estate


February

I can’t stop living


TOLARNO GALLERIES at Melbourne Art Fair

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

STAND E23


TOLARNO GALLERIES at Melbourne Art Fair

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

STAND E 22


The Monopoly Project


December

The Fall


October

Optic Nerve


September

Borderlands


September

2015


2014


2013


August

Down by the river


May

A Pleasure To Meet You

TOLARNO GALLERIES at ART HK 12 Hall 3, Stand 3X8


April

Worlds Apart


French Laughter Le Rire: Homage to Picq, Vire and GOD


Points of View

Presenting new works by:

Brendan Huntley, Andrew Long, Dan Moynihan, Conor O’Brien, Riley Payne, Jake Walker

 


Walking backwards to the place I come from


Transmutationism


Surrender and Catch


Light and Water


The Poverty Show


waterline


2012


2010


There are no strangers


Conjurers



Animal Logic

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Make Yourself at Home

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Empire + Union

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Open for Inspection

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December

2011


December

Paradise

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