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Art

Indigenous Art

Intricate Bark Artwork From The 'Top End', On Show At Koskela

'Top End Bugi' at Koskela showcases 36 incredible bark artworks from three art centres in Arnhem Land.

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Announcing The Finalists For The Record-Breaking 2020 Archibald Prize

From 1068 entries, the 55 shortlisted artworks for Australia's most prestigious portraiture prize have been unveiled!

Studio Visit

Painting Wild, Abstract Scenes With Diana Ellinger

The painter and graphic designer returned from expat life in Mumbai due to the onset of the pandemic at the beginning of the year - and now
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'I've Missed You, But Not That Much' By Emma Currie

The Melbourne-based artist's solo show elegantly balances abstraction with figurative forms, and it launches online today!

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Sam Michelle's Realist Still-Lifes Capture The Beauty Of Two Landscapes

The New Zealand-born artist explores her dual citizenship and the pull between the two countries she calls home, in her upcoming exhibition
Sasha Gattermayr

Indigenous Art

The Winners Of The 2020 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

We share highlights and winners from the country's most anticipated award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists!

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Portalis' By Hannah Nowlan

A series of 15 richly textured paintings exploring retreat, regeneration and the rapidly changing world around us from the talented Victoria...

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Sally Anderson's New Works Explore 'Home' As Landscape, In A Pandemic Age

The NSW-based artist's new exhibition explores the poetry of everyday spaces.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Sunday Salon Is A New Affordable Art Platform Curating Local Talent

Mirka Mora’s granddaughter, Lily Mora, launches a new online art platform for emerging Australian artists.
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Devotions' By Lucy Roleff

The much-anticipated debut solo show from the Melbourne realist painter is here!

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A Cross-Country Collaboration Between A Saddler + A Contemporary Furniture Maker

'Partu' is an exhibition of conceptual furniture created by WA-based saddler Johnny Nargoodah, and NSW-based designer Trent Jansen – showi...
Sasha Gattermayr

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Dreamy Landscape Paintings By Ileigh Hellier

A closer look at the work of the Newcastle-based emerging artist Ileigh Hellier - one to collect, while you still can, art lovers!
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents ‘Different Sorta Colour’ – An Online Exhibition

Get to know the five artists in our Indigenous group art exhibition, 'Different Sorta Colour'. Sales are open now!

Art

This Sculpture Collaboration Is A Match Made In Heaven!

Artist Kate Florence and sculptor Lucas Wearne of Neighbourhood Studio collaborate on a collection of hand-painted, one-off sculptures.
Sasha Gattermayr

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Paul Maher’s Paintings Dwell On The Fringes Of Urban Wilderness

The Newcastle artist paints calm, reflective scenes of life on the edge of human habitats, for his second solo exhibition at Saint Cloche.
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

Sunshine-Tinted Paintings By Eleanor Louise Butt

The Melbourne-based artist takes us around her temporary studio in Cornwall, England, where she recently completed an artists residency.
Sasha Gattermayr
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Heide Museum of Modern Art Presents, Joy Hester: Remember Me (via Video!)

A twist of fate (and modern technology) brings an Australian modernist icon’s brilliant solo exhibition to your home.
Sasha Gattermayr

Indigenous Art

An Online Exhibition From Tangentyere Artists, Central Australia's 'Town Camp Artists'

From 18 communities around Mparntwe (Alice Springs) comes a diverse exhibition celebrating rain, colour and memories!
Sasha Gattermayr

The Design Files acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files – we would love to hear from you.

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