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Notes in the trees: Melbourne art gallery’s Judy Holding exhibition meditates on the arcane narratives of the landscape

From the end of September through October, Alcaston Gallery will hold a major exhibition of the work of a key exponent of nature and landscape in contemporary art. The Melbourne art gallery is proud to present ‘Painted Diaries’, its first solo showcase of painter and sculptor Judy Holding.   Born in 1945 in Bendigo, Victoria, read more

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Melbourne art gallery’s ‘Tjala Men’ exhibition showcases key aboriginal art practitioners

Alcaston Gallery’s current exhibition comprises a compelling showcase of new works by four renowned Aboriginal Art practitioners from South Australia. The Melbourne art gallery’s ‘Tjala Men’ show opened on 5 September and runs until 18 September.   Hailing from Anangu country, the land where sacred sites include such iconic land forms as Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the four read more

Aboriginal Art Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands

Contemporary Australian, Pacific and Aboriginal Art from Alcaston Gallery on show at Sydney Contemporary 15

  Significant works by contemporary Australian and Pacific artists, including Aboriginal Art from Alcaston Gallery’s stable of artists will be showcased at the Sydney Contemporary 15 art fair in September.   Described as Australasia’s largest and most diverse international art fair, the second Sydney Contemporary 15 will take place from 10 to 13 September at the read more

Aboriginal Art Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda (Sally Gabori): Dibirdibi Country 2012 - Synthetic polymer paint on linen