5 November 2016 – 17 April 2017
On the Origin of Art
Museum of Old and New Art, 655 Main Road Berriedale, Hobart
Guest curators: Stephen Pinker, Geoffrey Miller, Brian Boyd, Mark Changizi
Artists include Bill Henson, Brett Whitely, Bridget Riley, Cindy Sherman, Fiona Pardington, Francois Boucher, Francois Morellet, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Jeff Koons, John Glover, Kathleen Petyarr, Kasushika Hokusai, Lola Greeno, Patricia Piccinini, Peter Booth, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Sopolemalama Filipe Tohi, Takashi Murakami, Vernon ah Kee, Yayoi Kusama.
11 November 2016 – 29 January 2017
Sappers & Shrapnel: Contemporary Art & the Art of the Trenches
Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide
This ambitious exhibition includes trench art from the collection of the Australian War Memorial including those made by Tasmanian Sapper Stanley K. Pearl alongside the compelling work of contemporary artists including Tony Albert, Olga Cironis, Nicholas Folland, Brett Graham, Fiona Hall, Richard Lewer, Alasdair McLuckie, Baden Pailthorpe, Ben Quilty, Sera Waters and Rene Wanuny Kulitja, Judy Ukampari Trigger, Erica Ikungka Shorty, Lucille Armstrong, Mary Katajuku Pan, Janet Inyika, Niningka Lewis and Freda Teamay from the Tjanpi Desert Weavers.
Composer, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Loti Smorgon Sculpture Terrace, Sydney.
The work was commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia with funds donated by Ginny & Leslie Green and Sculpture Commission donors, 2016.
Image: Caroline Rothwell in her studio, Photo: Ken Leafore
21 October – 31 December 2016
International Biennial of Cuenca
Fundación Municipal Bienal de Cuenca
Bolívar 13-89 y Estévez de Toral
29 September – 4 December 2016
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
140 George Street, The Rocks
Curator: Anna Davis
This exhibition is the first major museum survey of Australian painter Louise Hearman, featuring painting and drawings from across her more than 25-year practice.
10 September – 18 December 2016
For an Image, Faster Than Light
MoCA Yinchuan, China
Curated by Bose Krishnamachari
Other participating artists include: Anish Kapoor, Yoko Ono, Liam Gillick, Mary Ellen Carroll, Liu Wei, Cao Fei, Ivan Navarro, Santiago Sierra, Slavs and Tartars, Song Dong.
The TAC has launched its latest provocative road trauma campaign featuring a fictitious creation designed to survive car crashes.
TAC has collaborated with a leading trauma surgeon, a crash investigation expert and Melbourne artist Patricia Piccinini to produce ‘Graham’, an interactive lifelike sculpture demonstrating human vulnerability.
10 June – 21 June 2016
Argyle Galleries 1-4, Central Gallery and throughout Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Dunn Place, Hobart
Tempest is presented by TMAG in association with Detached Cultural Organisation and Dark Mofo.
Curated by Juliana Engberg
Historic works from TMAG and other state collections will be shown alongside contemporary works by international and Australian artists including Tacita Dean, Valerie Sparks, Fiona Tan, William Kentridge, Victor Alimpiev, Hernan Bas, Mariele Neudecker, Rodney Graham, Pat Brassington, Rosemary Laing, Paul Wood, Ricky Swallow, Kit Wise and David Stephenson.
Opens Friday 8 April 2016
Hellenic Museum, Melbourne
ONEIROI is a photographic installation by one of Australia’s leading artists, Bill Henson that will be housed permanentely at the Hellenic Museum.
The photographs that make up ONEIROI incorporate priceless treasures from our award winning Benaki collection, Gods, Myths & Mortals.
The Hellenic Museum collaborated with the Benaki Museum and artist Bill Henson to develop this unique series. The ONEIROI commission was made possible with the support of Robert Buckingham.
Thursday 21 April 6 – 8 pm
Book Signing | Particle Mist
Particle Mist draws together works from three of Bill Henson’s earliest photographic series: Untitled 1974, Untitled 1975 with additional previously unseen photographs from an unfinished work begun in 1976. Together they form a portrait of an artist as a young man, which has now been published as a beautiful artist’s monograph by STANLEY/BARKER, with support from Tolarno Galleries.
12 December 2015 – 14 February 2016
Rockhampton Art Gallery, Queensland
Fantastic Worlds brings together the work of eleven contemporary Australian sculptors, who each pose new and strange possibilities for the world around us.
NICHOLAS FOLLAND, CAROLINE ROTHWELL
Tygers (set of 3) 2010
Bronze automotive paint and lacquer
Photo: Christian Cappuro
2 February – 27 June 2016
CCBB Brasilia, Brazil (2 Feb 2016 – 4 April 2016)
CCBB Rio de Janeiro (19 Apr 2016 – 27 Jun 2016)
Patricia Piccinini’s first major solo exhibition in Brazil brings together sculptures, video, photography and drawing from the past 15 years of her practice. The title is a neologism in Portuguese, combining the ideas of science, conscience and consciousness alluding to Piccinini’s interest in empathy, ethics and humaness in the contemporary world.
22 September 2015 – 4 September 2016
Weird and Wonderful
From the Olbricht Collection
Museum Folkwang, Museumsplatz 1, 45128 Essen, Germany
Thomas Olbricht shares his personal take on the large installation Helm/Helmet/Yelmo by Los Carpinteros.
Olbricht has chosen his favourite objects from his astonishingly eclectic collection, in a selection based on highly subjective decisions and personal tastes.
22 September 2015 – 4 September 2016
NEW ROMANCE, ART FROM AUSTRALIA AND KOREA
New Romance: Art and the Posthuman
MMCA Seoul 22 September – 20 December 2015
MCA Australia 30 June – 4 September 2016
The Welcome Guest 2011
Silicone, fibreglass, human hair, clothing, taxidermied peacock, bed
30 October 2015 – August 2016
In the studio at Spacecraft, Melbourne, making new soft sculpture artworks for a new installation commission EVIDENCE at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney
EVIDENCE accompanies Disobedient Objects from the Victoria & Albert Museum, London
25 November 2015 – 10 April 2016
Artist and Empire
Tate Britain, London
A major exhibition of art associated with the British Empire from the 16th century to the present day.
The Island I 2008
Mixed media on linen
250 x 300 x 5 cm
7 October 2015 – 21 January 2016
Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Curators: Peter Fischer and Brigitt Bürgi
With works by Carlos Amorales, Ursula Biemann und Paulo Tavares, Merijn Bolink, Louise Bourgeois, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Mark Dion, Peter Doig, Valérie Favre, Anya Gallaccio, Rodney Graham, Katie Holten, John Isaacs, Naoko Ito, William Kentridge, Anselm Kiefer, Paul Klee, Rosemary Laing, Žilvinas Landzbergas, Ndary Lo, Paul McCarthy, Ana Mendieta, Agnes Meyer-Brandis, Paul Morrison, Shirin Neshat, Jill Orr, Renzo Piano, Pipilotti Rist, Ugo Rondinone, Julian Rosefeldt, Michael Sailstorfer, George Steinmann, Wolfgang Tillmans, Su-Mei Tse, Shinji Turner-Yamamoto.
Image: Rosemary Laing groundspeed (Red Piazza) #4 2001 C Type photograph 110 x 219 cm