Published 01 December 2017
Din Heagney saw Melbourne Now at the NGV and found both maturity and parochialism.
Din Heagney is a freelance writer and editor.
James Cochran, aka Jimmy C, (b. 1973) played a key role in the development of the underground graffiti movement in Australia during the early 1990s, and has a Masters degree in Visual Arts from the University of South Australia. His interests in graffiti, urban realist and figurative oil painting have converged over time, leading to the development of his signature aerosol pointillist style. Cochran now lives in London.
Published March 2014
Curator: Eleanor Scicchitano
4 September – 21 September 2013
GOMA, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
23 November 2013 – 11 May 2014
Reko Rennie is an interdisciplinary artist who explores his Aboriginal identity through contemporary mediums. He explores his artistic beginnings and early influences such as the work of Howard Arkley.
Juliette Peers looks at the big picture of the NGV homegrown blockbuster Melbourne Now and finds its origins reach back in time.
National Gallery of Victoria
22 November 2013 – 23 March 2014
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art
10 October – 20 December 2013
Various locations, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Curator: Peter Lundberg
Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens, Hobart
24 March 2013 – 23 March 2014