TARRAWARRA MUSEUM OF ART
311 Healesville-Yarra Glen Road,
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.
Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred
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.
Part of the NGV Festival of Photography
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
Shut Up and Paint
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.
DOUGLAS LANCE GIBSON
An Elegy To Apertures
CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY
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.
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.