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…

Margaret Olley’s generous life

Visit the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) until 13 October 2019 to view ‘Margaret Olley: A Generous Life’. The influence of Margaret Olley AC (1923–2011) on the history of twentieth-century Australian art exceeds even the impressive body of work she produced during her lifetime. Now, as during her long and productive career, Olley remains widely…

Ben Quilty: Family portrait

Now open until 20 October 2019 to coincide with the ‘Quilty’ exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), the Children’s Art Centre has worked with Ben Quilty to recreate the world of his studio. Bring the kids and family to GOMA to experience ‘Ben Quilty: Family Portrait’. You are encouraged to explore the art…