Press and Editorial

The Gentle Revolutionary

28-29 April 2012
John McDonald

Gunybi Ganambarr is taking the art world by storm, expressing ancient ideas with a surprisingly modern twist, writes John McDonald.

Gunybi Ganambarr is taking the art world by storm, expressing ancient ideas with a surprisingly modern twist, writes John McDonald.



RALWURRANDJI WANAMBI

20 April 2012
Bill Gregory

Ralwurrandji Wanambi (born 1959, began exhibiting 1999) worked for many years at the Yirrkala art centre Buku-Larrnggay during the 1980's and early 90's. ... read more

Ralwurrandji Wanambi (born 1959, began exhibiting 1999) worked for many years at the Yirrkala art centre Buku-Larrnggay during the 1980's and early 90's. ... read more



GUNYBI GANAMBARR - From My Mind

20 April 2012
Bill Gregory

Annandale Galleries are proud to present this new exhibition of works by GUNYBI GANAMBARR. Th exhibition in 2009 was a sell-out show with five works going into the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. The current show is even more innovative in the use of materials and original in terms of presentation. ... read more

Annandale Galleries are proud to present this new exhibition of works by GUNYBI GANAMBARR. Th exhibition in 2009 was a sell-out show with five works going into the collection of the National Gallery of Australia. The current show is even more innovative in the use of materials and original in terms of presentation. ... read more



Hunger to Know

17-18 March 2012
John McDonald

One of the world's most sought-after artists came out of apartheid-era South Africa aware that the only way to cope with the human condition was to laugh, writes John McDonald.

One of the world's most sought-after artists came out of apartheid-era South Africa aware that the only way to cope with the human condition was to laugh, writes John McDonald.



No book is safe from this prince of old print

14 March 2012
Elizabeth Fortescue

William Kentridge is one of the most famous artists in the world. But that doesn't stop the Johannseburg-based South African from getting some strange looks in second-hand bookshops.

William Kentridge is one of the most famous artists in the world. But that doesn't stop the Johannseburg-based South African from getting some strange looks in second-hand bookshops.



Drawn From Life

03-04 March 2012
Miriam Cosic

William Kentridge is feted the world over for his art. Miriam Cosic talks to him on the even of his shows in Sydney and Melbourne.

William Kentridge is feted the world over for his art. Miriam Cosic talks to him on the even of his shows in Sydney and Melbourne.



Multi-Media Man

March 2012
Tony Magusson

William Kentridge is one of contemporary art's most innovative practioners. On the eve of a landmark show at Melbourne's Australian Centre fro the Moving Image, the South African artist talks about the pleasures of spontaneity and the consolations of failure.

William Kentridge is one of contemporary art's most innovative practioners. On the eve of a landmark show at Melbourne's Australian Centre fro the Moving Image, the South African artist talks about the pleasures of spontaneity and the consolations of failure.



WILLIAM KENTRIDGE - UNIVERSAL ARCHIVE (PARTS 7 - 23)

12 February 2012
Bill Gregory

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE (born 1956 Johannesburg) has emerged over the last fifteen years as one of the most influential artists and thinkers in the world. ... read more

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE (born 1956 Johannesburg) has emerged over the last fifteen years as one of the most influential artists and thinkers in the world. ... read more



Pablo Picasso

12 October 2011
Bill Gregory

"A virtuoso in every technical process, he elicits from his material the very subtlest effects it is capable of yielding. It is therefore hardly surprising that he puts his trust in unceasing experiment and that five, ten or even thirty states are sometimes necessary before a masterpiece emerges from this severest of self-critics". Georges Bloch, editor catalogue raisonne of Picasso Graphic work ... read more

"A virtuoso in every technical process, he elicits from his material the very subtlest effects it is capable of yielding. It is therefore hardly surprising that he puts his trust in unceasing experiment and that five, ten or even thirty states are sometimes necessary before a masterpiece emerges from this severest of self-critics". Georges Bloch, editor catalogue raisonne of Picasso Graphic work ... read more



MURRAY FREDERICKS - Hector

12 October 2011
Bill Gregory

In Late 2010, Murray Fredericks made an initial visit to Melville Island situated in the Arafura sea North of the Australian mainland. During the 'build-up' season, prior to the monsoon, a huge storm event known as 'Hector' occurs almost daily over the Tiwi Islands. ... read more

In Late 2010, Murray Fredericks made an initial visit to Melville Island situated in the Arafura sea North of the Australian mainland. During the 'build-up' season, prior to the monsoon, a huge storm event known as 'Hector' occurs almost daily over the Tiwi Islands. ... read more



GEOFFREY DE GROEN - in to the distance

2 August 2011
Bill Gregory

"Do not despair, one of the thieves was saved. Do not presume, one of the thieves was damned. " Samuel Beckett.

In that symbiotic relationship between an artist and his viewer nothing can be taken for granted. Indeed, without that relationship there is no art. Nor is there any art if either party rests content with formulas, with second-hand experience or with seduction. ... read more

"Do not despair, one of the thieves was saved. Do not presume, one of the thieves was damned. " Samuel Beckett.

In that symbiotic relationship between an artist and his viewer nothing can be taken for granted. Indeed, without that relationship there is no art. Nor is there any art if either party rests content with formulas, with second-hand experience or with seduction. ... read more



DRAWING FROM PAINTING

10 Sept 2010
Bill Gregory

LEON KOSSOFF (lives and works in London) is one of the most esteemed artists working in the world today. Along with Lucien Freud and Frank Auerbach he is the most important artist of the so-called "School of London" that had it's genesis in the 1950's - 1960's and whose influence is a firm part of worldwide art history. ... read more

LEON KOSSOFF (lives and works in London) is one of the most esteemed artists working in the world today. Along with Lucien Freud and Frank Auerbach he is the most important artist of the so-called "School of London" that had it's genesis in the 1950's - 1960's and whose influence is a firm part of worldwide art history. ... read more



MICHAEL WESTON

10 April 2010
Bill Gregory

MICHAEL WESTON'S fifth solo exhibition at Annandale Galleries features an installation of his famous heads with some large landscapes. The show is subtly different to anything from the past asthere is a mystery to these works that puts them more on the edge than is usual ... read more

MICHAEL WESTON'S fifth solo exhibition at Annandale Galleries features an installation of his famous heads with some large landscapes. The show is subtly different to anything from the past asthere is a mystery to these works that puts them more on the edge than is usual ... read more



WILLIAM TILLYER

10 April 2010
Bill Gregory

The WILLIAM TILLYER exhibition at Annandale is his third solo show here and concentrates on the graphic work ranging from 1972 ? 2010 with a careful selection of painted constructions and some paintings, including a work done in Melbourne in 1981. ... read more

The WILLIAM TILLYER exhibition at Annandale is his third solo show here and concentrates on the graphic work ranging from 1972 ? 2010 with a careful selection of painted constructions and some paintings, including a work done in Melbourne in 1981. ... read more



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