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Helen Wright: HEIDE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Curated by Melissa Keys, Hair Pieces at Heide Musem of Modern Art explores the complex significance of hair in contemporary culture through work by international and Australian Artists. Helen Wright‘s work features alongside Polly Borland (US), Jim Dine (US), Lou Hubbard (AUS), Patricia Piccinini (AUS), Christian Thompson (AUS), Ai Yamaguchi (JPN) and Louise Weaver (AUS).

Hair Pieces
Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne
until 6 October 2024

Moreover: 50 Paintings, an exhibition curated by Michelle Grabner

Michelle Grabner has curated the exhibition Moreover: 50 Paintings at The Green Gallery, in Milwaukee, USA. Moreover: 50 Paintings is the sister exhibition to the Milwaukee Art Museum’s, 50 Paintings, which Grabner co-curated with Margaret Andera, senior curator of contemporary art. The contemporaneous exhibitions together feature the work of one-hundred artists. Read more about the exhibition 50 Paintings here and Moreover: 50 Paintings here.

50 Paintings
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, USA
until 23 June 2024

Moreover: 50 Paintings
The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, USA
until 15 June 2024

Steven Rendall: Heide Museum of Modern Art

Curated by Melissa Keys and Laura Lantieri, Steven Rendall and Albert Tucker: data for future paintings at Heide Museum of Modern Art features a new series of work by Steven Rendall, prompted by, and exhibited alongside selected studies and photographs by Albert Tucker.

Steven Rendall and Albert Tucker: data for future paintings
Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, Melbourne, VIC
until 21 April 2024

Brenda L. Croft: Gorman Museum of Native American Art

Brenda L. Croft features in the exhibition Reflecting Lenses: Twenty Years of Photography at the Gorman Museum in California, USA. The exhibition presents highlights from the Gorman Museum of Native American Art collection by more than two dozen Indigenous artists from North America, Aotearoa, and Australia. The exhibition highlights self-representation and the works are accompanied by text by the artists featured. Read more about the exhibition in The Reporter here.

In addition, Brenda L. Croft featured in an Art Guide article exploring ancestral legacies and her continued engagement with family and culture in her practice. Read more here.

Reflecting Lenses: Twenty Years of Photography at the Gorman Museum
Gorman Museum of Native American Art, Davis, CA, USA
until 1 September 2024

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Noel McKenna

Congratulations to Noel McKenna, finalist in both the Adelaide Perry Prize and the Darling Portrait Prize.

The Adelaide Perry Prize is an annual acquisitive award hosted by PLC, Sydney and was judged by Sasha Grishin this year.

The Darling Portrait Prize is a biennial national prize for Australian portrait painting honouring the legacy of Mr L Gordon Darling AC CMG (1921-2015). This year the prize will be judged by Bree Pickering, Director, National Portrait Gallery; Erin Vink, Curator First Nations Art (local and global), Art Gallery of New South Wales and Tara Heffernan, Art Historian and Critic. An exhibition of the finalists’ work will be held at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra from 22 June to 22 September 2024.

Noel McKenna also features in the latest issue of MCA magazine. Purchase your copy here.

The Darling Portrait Prize
National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
22 June – 22 September 2024

Dianne Jones: Midland Junction Art Centre

Curated by Samara King, the exhibition Re.Collection, currently showing at Midland Junction Art Centre features a diverse reimaging of archival photography by First Nation artists Dianne Jones, Jarnda Councillor-Barns and Katie West.

Re.Collection
Midland Junction Art Centre, Midland, WA 
until 5 May 2024

Rick Amor: Geelong Gallery

Rick Amor features in the current exhibition The O’Donohue & Kiss Gift at Geelong Gallery. The exhibition of works on paper is drawn from generous gifts made to Geelong Gallery by local collectors Conrad O’Donohue and Rosemarie Kiss in 2010 and 2019 and includes work by Honore Daumier, Jim Dine, Francisco Goya, Grahame King, Hertha Kluge-Pott, Helen Ogilvie, Salvatore Rosa, and James McNeill Whistler, alongside works by Rick Amor.

The O’Donohue & Kiss Gift
Geelong Gallery, Geelong, VIC
until 21 July 2024

Rick Amor is exhibiting at Niagara Galleries in August 2024. 

Euan Macleod: Orange Regional Gallery

Euan Macleod: Flux, an Orange Regional Gallery and ANU Drill Hall Gallery partnership exhibition features a series of en plein air paintings Macleod made on Haupapa Tasman Glacier in New Zealand’s South Island, alongside large scale paintings completed upon his return to his studio.

Showing alongside the glacier paintings are 200 works from Euan Macleod‘s ongoing series of portraits of his friend Geoff Dixon. The series started in 2021 during Covid lockdowns with Macleod painting screenshots of his FaceTime calls with Dixon.

Euan Macleod: Flux
Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, NSW
until 2 June 2024

Euan Macleod is exhibiting at Niagara Galleries later in 2024. 

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Helen Maudsley

Helen Maudsley‘s work features in the current Deakin University Art Gallery exhibition Conversations in space, alongside works by Alex Hobba, Noriko Nakamura and Laura Skerlj. The group exhibition includes painting, animation and sculptural works. Read the exhibition catalogue here.

In addition, Helen Maudsley features in the National Gallery of Australia’s yearly publication The Annual 2023. Senior Curator of Australian Art Elspeth Pitt visited Helen Maudsley in her studio to discuss the National Gallery’s recent acquisition of her painting SELVES, SURVIVING OTHERS. Purchase your copy of The Annual 2023 here.

Conversations in space
Deakin University Art Gallery, Building FA, Melbourne Burwood Campus,
Burwood, Melbourne, VIC
until 5 April 2024

Helen Maudsley is exhibiting at Niagara Galleries in July 2024.

Glover Prize Finalist: David Keeling

Congratulations David Keeling, finalist in the John Glover Acquisitive Prize 2024. His painting Freycinet track-a thousand shadows deep featured in an exhibition of the finalists’ work earlier this month. View the virtual tour of the exhibition here. Read more about David Keeling’s painting here.

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