With a new year underway, I'd like to take a moment to send out a big thank you to our artists and collectors. Thanks to you, and our magnificent staff, we are going to have a fantastic 2016! See you in Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong or Shanghai!
Throughout history there have been numerous art movements and styles, all expressed differently by the artists who used them as inspiration for their works. This article will look at the three movements of romanticism, realism, and expressionism in art.
Playful, rich and creative are just some words that describe Sofitel’s latest innovative, art inspired High Tea creation, inspired by the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Archibald Prize 2015. The irresistible aroma, refined execution, and delicate flavours combined with a ticket to see the Archibald Prize 2015 are sure to infuse you with art and culture.
The presentation of art, from correct artwork selection, effective artwork hanging, lighting and artwork framing can make a world of difference. Wentworth Galleries have been presenting art the right way for more than 20 years and we can help you do the same.
Art can be a transformational catalyst. It can change a mood, a day, a home. It can change streets, neighbourhoods, suburbs and cities. Our first Bligh street gallery was intended to fill the gap during the Sofitel Wentworth hotel refurbishment. We intended to stay a couple of years.
I've said time and time again that Australian art is amongst the best in the world and the talent of our stable at Wentworth Galleries is amongst the best in Australia. We are getting more and more enquiry from overseas for our artists and we are likely to take up invitations to exhibit at multiple international art fairs this year. The best of Australian art is set to take on the world.
The interpretation of movement and energy creates conflict and harmony in concert. Body and soul entwined with human connection in these sporting and artistic endeavours. The thousands of hours refining of the skills of the sportsperson or dancer reflecting my many thousands of hours refining my art.
A new exhibition of contemporary Chinese are will be unveiled this Wednesday the 23rd of July. Headlined by the wonderful Hu Ming, this show features the works of 5 leading Chinese artists either living in, or connected to Australia.
Australian artist Peter Coad spent the first 10 years of his life in a small country town called Karoonda, in the Mallee region of south Australia, surrounded by huge, inspiring vistas and enormous skies. “The landscape was my playground and discovering nature was my education. I believe this is why I can paint landscape the way I do. It is in my subconscious,” he says.
Aboriginal art has changed dramatically since the early days at Papunya with many artists moving away from traditional iconography while maintaining their traditional stories. These works have progressively become more abstract.
Colin parker is an artist of outstanding talent and ability who is best known for his figurative depiction of outback Australia in oils. His name is one that conjures up an immediate affinity for the Australian landscape with its harshness and sheer isolation that is so boldly and colourfully captured in his works.
Her multi-layered and richly textured paintings reflect both the scale and antiquity of the Australian landscape. She uses a strong, earthy palette, overlaid with gold and silverleaf foil to convey her impressions of a sunburnt Australian outback.
The Ken Knight exhibition is on the walls. We've just finished hanging these brilliant works and the result is beautiful. Individually, every one of these paintings is a masterpiece and to see them together in the gallery, ready for tonights exhibition, is a wonderful sight.