Patricia Piccinini, Skywhale finds a new home at the National Gallery of Australia
Buxton Contemporary Collection artist, Patricia Piccinini, 2013 work The Skywhale has recently found a new home the National Gallery of Australia. Donated through the Cultural Gifts Program to the National Gallery of Australia in 2018. The return of the Skywhale to Canberra, will mark six years after it’s first flight from the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.
Image: Skywhale floats over Lake Burley Griffin for the Canberra Balloon Spectacular in 2014. Picture: Alex Ellinghausen
Art Guide: Mikala Dwyer on mysticism, daydreaming and ‘not-knowing’
Tiarney Miekus recently interviewed Buxton Contemporary Collection artist Mikala Dwyer for Art Guide Australia. On the occasion of Dwyer’s exhibition Bird at Roslyn Oxley9 in Sidney, Miekus writes: Vivid yet mysterious, Mikala Dwyer’s installations connect a...
‘Octopus 21: On Fire’, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 26th June – 15 August 2021.
The works by Buxton Contemporary Collection artists Tracey Moffatt and Gordon Bennett are included in Octopus 21: On Fire curated by Tim Riley Walsh: Octopus 21: On Fire is an iteration of Riley Walsh’s exhibition and publication project On Fire: Climate and Crisis...