24 March 2020
As it's becoming increasingly tricky to get out and about at the moment, we have been delving into the stockroom for interesting artworks that won't break the bank for your home collection—or indeed your brand new "home" office!
Given current circumstances, we have decided to open Chen Ping's exhibition Muse and Mountain online rather than the usual gallery opening. So—instead of joining us at 6 pm on Thursday 19 March—simply view the exhibition right here, right now!
We're thrilled to announce the launch of our new website—nhprints.com.au—dedicated to beautiful, limited edition prints by some of the most celebrated and collectable artists in Australia and abroad.
Congratulations to Paul Ryan for his selection as a finalist in the 2019 Moran National Portrait Prize. He was one of 30 finalists, selected from a pool of 139 semi-finalists.
Artist Laura Matthews wins the Manning Regional Art Gallery's "Naked & Nude Art Prize" 2019
Gria Shead is about to embark on a residency programme in The Rodd estate on the English/Welsh border with the Sidney Nolan Trust where Nolan lived for the last ten years of his life. Gria was selected for the residency for her extensive work about Kate Kelly, sister of infamous bushranger Ned Kelly—one of the greatest inspirations throughout Nolan's career. Photo of The Rodd estate courtesy Alex Ramsay.
James Drinkwater is the most recent Newcastle-based artist to be given an extensive survey exhibition by the Newcastle Art Gallery. This is a remarkable privilege for an artist still in his mid-30s, since such surveys normally document an evolving career over maybe 50 years of making and exhibiting art.
Four Nanda\Hobbs artists have been selected for the 2019 Archibald Prize—Jun Chen, Luke Cornish, Jonathan Dalton, Paul Ryan with Jun Chen and Paul Ryan both doubling up. Jun Chen is also a Wynne Prize finalist and Paul Ryan is in the Sulman Prize.
Congratulations to Louis Pratt who has won two awards at Sculpture at Scenic World in the Blue Mountains. He has also been selected as a finalist in the 2019 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award.
The AGNSW is launching a fascinating new series of talks on Saturday 17 March that will offer first-hand insight into the creative practices of past winners and finalists of the prestigious Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes. Six artists over five weeks will be in conversation with Jane Hutcheon and Claudia Chan Shaw, starting with Jonathan Dalton and James Drinkwater.
Mehwish Iqbal is exhibiting at acclaimed New York gallery, HG Contemporary until April 2. Mind, Body, State opens on 7 March, coinciding with the opening of The Armory Show, NYC's premier art fair.
Artsy, one of the worlds largest digital art platforms has featured Adam Chang's painting Chinese Zodiac- Pig Head as its headline artwork in its article Unpacking the Symbolism of Pigs in Chinese Art - alongside works by Ai Weiwei and Chen Wenling.
Carolee Schneemann, described by MoMA as “one of the most influential artists of the second part of the 20th century”, has endorsed the work of George Gittoes in a recent interview.
Jun Chen was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to paint a portrait of former dancer, Li Cunxin for it's current exhibition titled 20/20, which celebrates the Gallery's 20th year. The work was acquired for the private collection with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC. 20/20 is on show at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra until 10 February 2019.
View From the Edge is a small collection of artworks from the archive of Nanda\Hobbs, or works offered by private treaty.
A vibrant watercolour painting by Mervyn Rubuntja will illuminate the sales of the Sydney Opera House every evening for the next twelve months. Mervyn was selected alongside five other Indigenous artists for Badu Gili - a daily experience that explores ancient First Nations stories in a spectacular seven-minute projection.
The major work in Kathrin Longhurst's upcoming exhibition Protagonist has been purchased by The Bennett Art Collection in Texas, USA and is planned for inclusion in a major public exhibition in Chicago next year.
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