Following the presentation of her new series to an international audience at Art Central Hong Kong in March, 2018, Melinda Schawel showcases, 'Boundless', at Sydney Contemporary.
Australia is flat and so I paint it that way; this is where my work gets its meaning. The idiosyncratic and many times counter-intuitive process of interaction, between water and earth, and between elements across the horizontal surface of the canvas,
Judith White’s exciting new series explores the notion of water in urban environments. Water in landscape has been a recurring theme for the artist and this show highlights its interaction with the landmarks and infrastructure of working harbours and ports,
This much-awaited exhibition features recent major works of Rosemary Valadon’s private world, unveiling the interiors of the artist’s mind, guiding our eye through patterns, light and the rich colours of personal objects and furnishings in her creative space and studio.
Wagner Contemporary has been offered a limited release of drawings and paintings from the artist's studio. This largely unseen collection of works, by one of Australia's highly respected female artists, presents a rare opportunity to overview Woodward's tremendous scope of work from different periods of her career.
Experiencing Min-Woo Bang's landscapes is like being immersed in nature and feeling its different states of change. In his new series, Highland, the viewer is invited to contemplate each work intimately through subtle pictorial devises.
Featuring two new series by Emma Hack: 'Geometric' and 'Flight of Fancy' (painted installations).
Emma Hack is known for her photographs of painted human bodies that merge with patterned backgrounds, producing a chameleon-like camouflage effect.
Black can be a very expressive colour for artists. Although often perceived as a tool for describing emotion, it is also used as a device for conveying light, building texture or creating density or space within the picture plane.
Nick Hall’s new series, 'Rumpus Room', explores critical narratives of modern relationships between humans, and between humans and nature, depicting feelings of a yearning for control.
2017 - 2018
This popular annual exhibition showcases an incredible collection of impressive contemporary and modern works of art, including new works in stock as well as rare collectable pieces sourced from private collections around Australia.
Min-Woo Bang, Dagmar Cyrulla, Melissa Egan, David Fairbairn, Sai-Wai Foo, Nick Hall, Mark Hislop, Marcella Kaspar, Deborah Marks, Kerry McInnis, Eleanor Millard, Christopher Orchard, Nick Stathopoulos, Neil Taylor, Rosemary Valadon, Judith White, Jo Young.
For most of my painting life my abiding interest has been light - it's both the medium and the message of painting.
Painters are obsessed with beginnings and I'm starting on a series now of works now which show the beginnings of light.
More than just the daily dawn of the sun they show this in the most ancient and primaeval context : emerging from the ocean or casting light into the deep recesses of the forest.
PREVIEWING AT SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY
BOOTH A05 | 7-10 SEPTEMBER
Christopher Orchard’s paintings and drawings contain the hall-marks of fine draughtsmanship in their composition, sure line and imaginative scope. The breadth and possibilities of meanings his work opens up, through narrative and technique, offer the viewer a multifaceted journey rather than any predictable outcome.
The work of Eleanor Millard is recognised for its haunting imagery and subtle blended forms of remote country and coastal Victorian landscapes. These ethereal places are also fragments of the artist’s memories of time past, inviting contemplation of another dimension and other-world.