Al Poulet paints with the urgency of a young artist. “I struggle to look at a work of mine from a week ago, because I think ‘that’s old and I can already do better’,” he explains.
This exhibition features artists who examine the psychology of the human condition and reveal - or subtly suggest - deeper-level emotions and feelings which lie beneath the surface of behaviour and experience.
This April, celebrated artist, Melissa Egan, returns to Wagner Contemporary with her highly anticipated new body of work, "In Your Dreams". Each day, according to Egan, the bushland at her doorstep "sets the stage for something unexpected to happen."
The paintings in Mark Hislop's new series, "Ghost Flowers and Zombie Plants", are created on large acrylic sheets. Using delicate washes of colour, botanical forms evolve with stunning clarity and brilliance.
This group exhibition of paintings, each 40 x 40cm in size, showcases a cross-section of critical ideas and narratives as artists embrace a uniform small-format canvas.
Our annual Summer Show is a vibrant and diverse exhibition, featuring a range of new work to the gallery.
As much as we might feel that the landscapes and water ways of Australia’s coastal regions are familiar to us, and hold little potential for surprise, Celia Perceval’s paintings prove that they remain places full of mystery and wonder.
This new body of work reflects the artist’s continued exploration into the materiality of paper and physicality of the creative process, while paying homage to the awe inspiring power of nature.
Wagner Contemporary is thrilled to be presenting Nick Hall, Al Poulet and Sai-Wai Foo at this year’s Sydney Contemporary Art Fair. Holding true to both the name of the fair and the gallery, the artists will be showcasing works that are utterly contemporary in their essence and impact.
In recent work, Rosemary Valadon re-engages the still life tradition and the shadows cast by gender roles and stereotypes that upset the easy search for domestic bliss.
Wagner Contemporary will be presenting a very short and very special preview of Nick Hall before Sydney Contemporary Art Fair.
Kerry McInnis's new work focuses on an unassuming small waterway, Whiskers Creek, that makes its way through the hills of Carwoola, in the Canberra region, emptying its scant water into the Molongo River.
An exhibition of collectable art sourced from private collections around Australia.
In his new exhibition, Neil Taylor focuses on the sandstone cliffs and valleys of the Blue Mountains. When Charles Darwin first laid eyes on the massive cliffs of the Blue Mountains in 1836, he was deeply impressed by their ability to convey a window