Tag: Art

The house at the Cedars.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Mar 2020

Snøhetta to design South Australian art gallery

The Hans Heysen Foundation has selected the Adelaide studio of Norwegian practice Snøhetta to design an art gallery and cultural precinct at The Cedars, the Adelaide Hills home of renowned father and daughter artists Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen.

The expansion to Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property, deigned by Kerstin Thompson Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 29 Jan 2020

Construction begins on expansion to Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale

Work has begun on Kirsten Thompson Architect’s trestle bridge-inspired expansion to a building once owned by the late Arthur Boyd.

Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro, the designers of the Tower of Power.
Product | AAU Products | 5 Sep 2019

Bondor Panel to form neo-medieval tower installation at Sydney Contemporary Art Fair

A seven-metre-tall neo-medieval “Tower of Power,” comprised entirely of Bondor Panel, will be one of the centrepieces at the Sydney Contemporary Art Fair this September.

Central tunnel in the Siloam expansion at Mona by Nonda Katsalidis and Falk Peuser of Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Jun 2019

Fender Katsalidis completes subterranean ‘tunnel to nowhere’ at MONA

Fender Katsalidis has completed a subterranean expansion of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart.

Paper artist Gunjan Aylawadi.
People | Tobias Horrocks | 28 May 2019

Weaving memories of India: Gunjan Aylawadi

Sydney-based industrial designer and self-taught artist Gunjan Aylawadi makes paper weavings inspired by her memories of India.

Lyon Housemuseum Galleries by Corbett Lyon.
News | Patrick Hunn | 15 Mar 2019

Lyon Housemuseum Galleries opens in suburban Melbourne

A new public contemporary art space, The Lyon Housemuseum Galleries, has opened in Melbourne’s suburban inner-east.

An indicative design for the National Aboriginal Art and Cultures Gallery released by the then-Liberal opposition in the lead up to the March 2018 election.
News | Josh Harris | 7 Feb 2019

SA gov’t pushes ahead with Adelaide Contemporary alternative

A scoping study for a National Gallery for Aboriginal Art and Cultures at the old Royal Adelaide Hospital site has been announced by the state government.

The updated design for Cloud Arch by Junya Ishigami.
News | Linda Cheng | 11 Dec 2018

Junya Ishigami’s Cloud Arch shelved

A grand arch sculpture planned central Sydney is under a cloud due to sustained denial of access to begin installation.

Installation view of Escher x Nendo at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Discussion | Sasha Grishin | 5 Dec 2018

Escher x Nendo will surprise, delight and challenge

The National Gallery of Victoria engaged Oki Sato of Tokyo design studio Nendo to enter a dialogue with Dutch artist Escher and his world of impossible objects, endless stairs and radical visual transformation.

The Australian Ugliness by Eugenia Lim and collaborators.
Discussion | Ella Leoncio | 23 Aug 2018

Ambassador of taste: Eugenia Lim’s The Australian Ugliness

In this three-channel video installation, Lim plays a stylized, alien figure, “the Ambassador,” who navigates some of Australia’s most iconic architectural works.

Revised design for the Sydney Modern Project by SANAA.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 Aug 2018

Kengo Kuma and Ryue Nishizawa among international architects to headline Sherman architecture festival

The Sherman Centre for Contemporary Ideas has announced the line-up of architects, artists and thinkers that will present at its inaugural, ten-day festival of architecture-related workshops, talks and film screenings.

Central Foyer of the proposed Walsh Bay Arts Precinct redevelopment by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 May 2018

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer’s Walsh Bay arts precinct re-approved

The redevelopment of Walsh Bay arts precinct has been granted final planning approval with construction expected to begin in July.

Thin Black Lines and Dancing Squares by Nendo, installation at the Taiwan Craft Research Institute (2011).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 27 Apr 2018

Nendo to design ‘immersive’ M. C. Escher exhibition

Japanese design studio Nendo will create a never-before-seen exhibition design for a major presentation of M. C. Escher’s work.

Buxton Contemporary by Fender Katsalidis.
News | Linda Cheng | 6 Feb 2018

Melbourne’s newest art museum set to open

The Fender Katsalidis-designed Buxton Contemporary, which will house more than 300 works by 53 Australian artists, will open on 9 March.

Floe, architecture by Studio Roland Snooks, sound art by Philip Samartzis,
research and development by RMIT University.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Jan 2018

NGV Triennial late-night program to include immersive, ‘glacial’ architecture commission

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has commissioned a large-scale, interactive architectural work as part of its late-night companion program to the inaugural NGV Triennial.

The video section of Super Field, designed by Baracco and Wright.
News | Patrick Hunn | 8 Jan 2018

Baracco and Wright design explorable landscape in audiovisual exhibition

Ahead of their Repair exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Melbourne-based practice Baracco and Wright have designed a space for an audiovisual tour of the world’s remotest wildernesses.

As The Crow Flies by Reko Rennie.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Dec 2017

1,500-square-metre mural at Barangaroo unveiled

A large-scale, 1,500-square-metre mural by artist Reko Rennie in Sydney’s Barangaroo South development has been unveiled.

Alexandra Kehayoglou with her work No Longer Creek, 2016, at the artist announcement for the 2017 NGV Triennial
News | Josh Harris | 14 Dec 2017

Inaugural NGV Triennial an ‘unprecedented’ feast of architecture, design and art

A free, gallery-wide exhibition of international architecture, design and art is opening in Melbourne at NGV International on 15 December 2017.

Four Periscopes, the inaugural Turbine Hall Commission for 2018 (cropped).
News | Patrick Hunn | 27 Nov 2017

Trias wins inaugural Powerhouse architectural commission

Sydney-based emerging practice Trias has been named as the creator of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences’ first Turbine Hall Commission at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney.

Untitled House by Roh Singh, Larry Parkinson and Morganna Magee includes a neon drawing of a tent on the exterior.
News | Linda Cheng | 13 Nov 2017

Mirror image: Reflective suburban house artwork highlights ‘disappearing’ home ownership aspirations

A group of artists from Swinburne University’s visual arts program has covered a suburban house in Melbourne’s Ferntree Gully entirely in mirrors.

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