If you like art, we would recommend you to visit the follow Australian exhibitions. You will definitely like them.
Through a looking glass, darkly
Sandra Byron Gallery, Waterloo, Sydney, 12 April to 6 May 2017. Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park, Melbourne, 2 to 22 October 2017.
Digital imaging artist Samantha Everton, a 2003 graduate of the rigorous RMIT Bachelor of Photography course, demonstrated a daring lack of humility in her third solo exhibition, hung late last year at Melbourne’s Gasworks Arts Park. Keith Shipton reports.
The Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts, Adelaide, March 2017
In March this year, Adelaide will again transform itself into a bustling artistic metropolis, as culture vultures from across the nation make their biannual pilgrimage to the Adelaide Festival.
The Warlpiri Artists, Addison Road Gallery, Sydney, February 2017
Annemarie Lopez recounts an artistic adventure undertaken by artists from Yuendumu in the Northern Territory to inner city Sydney and the spontaneous exhibition that empowered this indigenous community.
Cecil Beaton: Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Old Parliament House, Canberra until 27
November 2017; Bendigo Art Gallery 10 December 2017 to 26 March 2017; Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand, 26 May to 27 August 2017. (Cecil Beaton: Portraits is organised by the National Portrait Gallery in London.)
Be daring, be different, be impractical; be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” Cecil Beaton.
St Petersburg 1900
St Petersburg 1900 Art Gallery of Western Australia Perth 10 July to 23 October 2017
Showing only at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, St Petersburg 1900, features significant examples of painting, set and costume designs, works on paper and decorative arts from major artists and movements of that time.
The Legacy of ‘Mad Maggie’
Modernist master or vain self-promoter? The feisty personality and artistic talent of Margaret Preston is reassessed by Sasha Grishin, in light of two major retrospectives of her work being held in 2017.
Art on the vine
2017 Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale, Fleurieu Peninsula, November 6 to 28, 2017, (Fleurieu Biennale: www.artprize.com.au)
Stephanie Radok samples the latest crop of contemporary artworks scattered across the vineyards of the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Sleight of Hand
Sleight: Contemporary Queensland Photography, Redland Art Gallery, October 24 to November 30, 2017.
Alison Kubler reviews images by some of Queensland’s hottest talents, from painterly still lifes and digital banners to camera-less prints.
Spot of Fun
Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Greenway, ACT, March 4 to 20; Bunker Cartoon Gallery, Coffs Harbour, March 29 to April 25; The Victoria Rooms, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, May 4 to 29
Direct from the Coolac Festival of Fun comes Australia’s other premier portrait prize, The Bald Archys.