Open Studio: Insights into the creative practice

Delve into the unique and dynamic processes of five contemporary Australian artists from June 2019 through to January 2021. Still life artist and art educator, John Honeywill begins our exploration of the studio as an essential site for housing the ideas, images and objects of his creative process. A place where he can work through,…

Ben Quilty reflects on his studio practice

Ben Quilty reflects on his work, art practice and career at the opening of his exhibition ‘Quilty’ currently at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 13 October 2019. Quilty is in conversation with friend and exhibition curator Lisa Slade, Assistant Director, Artistic Programs, Art Gallery of South Australia. Ben Quilty in conversation Subscribe to…

Ben Quilty’s ‘Captain Kate Porter, after Afghanistan’ is a picture of strength

Ben Quilty is one of Australia’s most visible and most recognisable contemporary artists — known equally as well for his numerous humanitarian activities as for his ambitious impasto paintings. Quilty first came to attention for his images dealing with the risk-taking behaviour that he and his young male cohort would engage in — excessive drinking,…

Quilty

Experience ‘Quilty’ at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 29 June until 13 October 2019. ‘Quilty’ is the first major survey in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty. Featuring 70 works from the early 2000s to the present, the exhibition includes the artist’s revisions of the Australian landscape, raw…