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Sarah Contos

Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

June 2017

In the work of Sydney-based artist Sarah Contos, mystery and camp are treated with an Old Hollywood glamour that Warhol would have been jealous of. Having had a career as a set designer, Contos is now essentially a sculptor; however, also … READ ON

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Julie Fragar

Sarah Cottier Gallery

March 2017

Julie Fragar’s paintings have long documented her intellectual restlessness in thick paint and subdued hues. However, increasingly, her works have taken shape around the imagined narratives of others. In this restrained and absolutely compelling… READ ON

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Kylie Banyard

Galerie pompom

January 2017

Kylie Banyard’s previous work mostly consists of nostalgic scenes from American counterculture, focusing less on historic pioneers than on alternative forms and technologies connected to radical visual practice in the 1960s and 1970s. Comprising… READ ON

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Viktor & Rolf

National Gallery of Victoria

December 2016

Since launching their couture house in 1998, Dutch fashion designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren—also known as Viktor & Rolf—have been lauded for their imaginative womens-wear lines and runway performances that so often directly respond… READ ON

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Lewis Fidock

Minerva

October 2016

In its persuasive mix of poetic imagery and realist methodologies, Lewis Fidock’s first solo exhibition at this gallery cannot help but invoke the legacy of Surrealism—and, in particular, the movement’s capacity to be reinvented with each … READ ON

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Darren Sylvester

Sullivan+Strumpf | Sydney

July 2016

Darren Sylvester’s photographic and installation-based work transforms irony into sincerity, conflating commodity fetishism and ethereality in a way that recalls Jeff Koons’s well-honed aesthetic. The centerpiece here, from which the exhibition’s… READ ON

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Noel McKenna

Darren Knight Gallery

May 2016

By turns naive and discerning, Noel McKenna’s work is well known in Australia for its examination of the minutiae of suburban life. Based in Sydney since 1981, McKenna originally hails from Brisbane—a city that has only recently outgrown its… READ ON

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Mierle Laderman Ukeles

Institute of Modern Art

October 2014

Mierle Laderman Ukeles’s first solo exhibition in Australia restages a 1998 exhibition held at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts in New York. This iteration, curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen, features documentation of twenty-one works, installed across… READ ON

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“Voice and Reason”

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

November 2013

“Voice and Reason,” a collection-driven group show that concentrates on aesthetic exchanges between indigenous and nonindigenous Australian artists, extends this gallery’s focus on cultural integration, a mission it has pursued since the … READ ON

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Song Dong

Gallery 4A (Asia Australia Arts Centre)

March 2013

The Chinese artist Song Dong’s eclectic output can sometimes project indifference, but it can also be surprisingly intimate. “Dad and Mum, Don’t Worry About Us, We Are All Well” explores Song’s relationship with his deceased father, and serves… READ ON

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