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Congratulations to artist Kendal Heyes who has won the $25,000 Adelaide Perry Prize for his drawing 'Boat 1'.

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In her latest exhibition, 'No fear unmingled with hope' at Tolarno Galleries Melbourne, Patricia Piccinini both works with and moves beyond the anthropomorphism common in her previous works.

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'Adman: Warhol Before Pop' at the Art Gallery of New South Wales tracks Andy Warhol's pre-pop output, beginning in 1949.

Adman: Warhol Before Pop — Art Guide Australia

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Working predominantly within the field of portraiture, TextaQueen has produced several significant bodies of work which are each represented in her retrospective 'Between You and Me' at Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery.

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In the second feature from our series which pairs writers and artists that share a passion, Art Guide’s Louise Martin-Chew and Queensland artist Michael Zavros Artist discuss their mutual obsession with exercise, as well as gym culture and the age-old allure of the body beautiful.

'Michael Zavros: Freezing Youth and Beauty in Time'

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John Akomfrah’s immersive presentation of two major video works at John Curtin Gallery bears the weight and darkness of two different histories.

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During a career spanning three decades, Louise Hearman has become known for painting weird, moody vignettes rendered in deep chiaroscuro against amorphous backgrounds.

The artist's recent survey exhibition, originally shown in 2016 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, will be on display at TarraWarra Museum of Art from Saturday 18 February.

Archibald Prize winner Louise Hearman honoured with a survey show — Art Guide Australia

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Julie Rrap responds to Max Dupain's iconic 1937 image 'The Sunbaker' in 'Under the Sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker' at the The State Library of New South Wales.

Julie Rrap responds to Max Dupain’s Sunbaker — Art Guide Australia

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View selected works from our latest featured exhibition 'Artists of the Apy Lands: 2017', which is currently on display at Alcaston Gallery.

Artists of the Apy Lands: 2017 — Art Guide Australia

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In 'Forgiving Night For Day', Capone’s new exhibition at PICA - Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, saudade is palpable. Every note of it hangs in the air.

"Saudade", Capone explains, means a deep sense of longing, “‘a kind of nostalgic melancholy. Saudade is about holding this longing close to your heart and cherishing it.”

Jacobus Capone films a love song to Lisbon — Art Guide Australia

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In 'STEEL: art architecture design' at JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design, curator Margaret Hancock Davis narrows the field to focus on the innovations made by Australian designers and artists working in the 21st century.

STEEL: art architecture design — Art Guide Australia

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Southeast Asia may be on Australia’s doorstep, but the complex history and current affairs of the region aren’t as widely discussed as they should be.

'Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia' gives us a chance to remedy this situation. On display at Arts Centre Melbourne until 21 May.

Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia — Art Guide Australia

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London-based Aussie art-star Shaun Gladwell was invited to spend time in the Northern Territory in conjunction with the group show 'Apologies to Roadkill' at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre.

Tracey Clement spoke to the former Australian war artist while he was in the Territory about Mad Max, his impressions of the outback, looking at his home country from a distance, and his...
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Fiona Tan's latest work 'Nellie' at the Institute of Modern Art is a film installation that examines the largely forgotten illegitimate daughter of 17th-century painter Rembrandt. The exhibition opens on 1 April and runs until 29 April.

Fiona Tan — Art Guide Australia

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Helen Britton is known for creating bright jewels that are just as likely to include recycled plastics as glittering precious gems.

For 'Interstices' at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Britton has made a new series of necklaces that respond to the colours and textures of the Western Australian coastline.

Interstices surveys 25 years of jewellery by Helen Britton — Art Guide Australia

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Rebecca Baumann’s practice travels effortlessly across a diverse range of media, including digital animation, photography and installation, as she chases ephemeral, experiential and emotive qualities in her works.

Varia Karipoff spoke to Baumann ahead of her exhibition at Dunedin Public Art Gallery in March.

Rebecca Baumann — Art Guide Australia

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"Images of landscapes, birds and flowers are peaceful and serene from a distance, but break down upon closer inspection." Guo Jian's 'The Encroachment' at ARC ONE Gallery explores the loss of environmental, cultural and spiritual values in China.

Guo Jian: The Encroachment — Art Guide Australia

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'As Long as the Night Is Dark' at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery is a fantasy project for curator Simon Pericich.

Gathering together artists who ignite his winking macabre side, this exhibition is his ‘Rage guest edit’ of an artistic community fascinated with entropy.

As Long as the Night is Dark — Art Guide Australia

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View selected works from Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg's exhibition 'The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015', currently on display at Shepparton Art Museum.

Tracey Moffatt & Gary Hillberg: The Full Cut, 1999 – 2015 — Art Guide Australia

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The board of the Heide Museum of Modern Art today announced that it has appointed Dr Natasha Cica as its new director and CEO.

Dr Natasha Cica appointed as Heide Museum of Modern Art’s new Director and CEO — Art Guide Australia

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