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Tim Olsen discuss the Art Market on the Switzer Report

For a look at how the art market is performing, Tim Olsen from Olsen Irwin Gallery joins Switzer TV

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LATELINE: John Olsen returns to his hometown, Newcastle

Now at the age of 88, John Olsen has gone home. Arguably Australia's most successful living artist, he is back in the city of Newcastle where he grew up during the Depression. To honour the memories of his early life, he is about to embark on one of his most significant works. It is set to rival his acclaimed 'Salute To Five Bells' mural at the Sydney Opera House.

Philippa McDonald joined John Olsen on his nostalgic return to the Hunter.

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Link: http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2015/s4438003.htm  

Guy Warren

At the age of 94, artist Guy Warren still paints and draws several days a week. Interviewed in his Leichhardt studio, the Archibald winning painter reflects on a 75 year career.

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Sophie Cape in conversation with Richard Morecroft, July 2014

Sophie Cape in conversation with broadcaster Richard Morecroft discussing the exhibition 'Shadows of White - From Shaolin to Everest'. 

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The King Sun: John Olsen, ABC

"What I am trying to do is to get the life of the sun, the energy of the sun, the intrusiveness of the sun. Without that form of energy there is no life." - John Olsen

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Noah Taylor 'New Works' Exhibition Opening, June 2014

Claudia Karvan opened Noah Taylor's exhibition of new works at Olsen Irwin Works on Paper, Small Paintings and Sculpture on Saturday 7 June 2014.

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The Sky Still Breaks

The Sydney based painter is well known for his subject matter surrounding modern day masculinity. Using oils as if they were delicate watercolours, this new body of work emerged from a chance encounter with a scuba diver hunting for discarded longnecks that litter Sydney Harbour.
Director Roma D'Arrietta's promo, shot in the artist's studio, responds to Meagher's interest in the Australian male psyche's position in the shadow of the bottle.

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John Olsen - King Sun 7:30

"At 85 years young, John Olsen may have created one of his most monumental paintings in a physically-demanding project, complete with dramatic health scare, that has re-energised him." - 7:30, ABC

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Link: http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2013/s3813701.htm  

Chris Langlois - Points in Time

The work of contemporary landscape artist Chris Langlois is being celebrated with a major touring survey ‘Points in Time‘. The exhibition was developed by Gippsland Art Gallery and Manly Art Gallery and Museum and will tour 6 of Australia’s best regional galleries in 2013 and 2014. In this documentary, filmed for the exhibition, Langlois shares his thoughts on his work and the exhibition – giving insight into his concepts, working process and studio.

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Nic Fiddian-Green New Works 2013

Nic Fiddian-Green‘s current exhibition at Olsen Irwin has been captured in a stunning film by director Robert Scott. Scott was so taken with the exhibition, he was even inspired to compose a piece of music for the film, which ” I hope reflects the power and fragility of these beautiful works.” – Robert Scott.

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Polychromatism. The Art of Stephen Ormandy

“Polychromatism. The art of Stephen Ormandy” directed by Mario Sanasi takes us into Stephen Ormandy’s studio and gives us direct insight into his work, process and techniques.

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Olsen Irwin Video - Paul Davies "Flattening Sublime" exhibition drawings slideshow

“The studio was a 10-minute walk from Notre Dame so every morning I would get up, get a coffee and walk over to Notre Dame and sketch, or sketch in the street. It was such a fantastic experience."

Paul Davies discussing the sketches in his latest show in Lisa Carapiet-Fanous' article, 'Life, captured' (Australian Financial Review, June 7, 2013

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Noah Taylor - Artist Encounters

Noah Taylor gives an indepth look into his inspirations and his imagination behind his highly successful exhibition in 2013

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ABC '7.30 Report' featuring Jo Bertini

As flooding rains top up rivers running through the arid heart of the continent all the way to Lake Eyre tourists are flocking to witness the rare occurrence. Artist Jo Bertini recounts her experiences with a landscape that constantly inspires and excites.

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Link: http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/201103/r730024_5876421.asx  

John Olsen relives love of Lake Eyre, ABC 7.30 Report

John Olsen, Australia's greatest living painter talks to the ABC 7.30 report about his latest body of work Lake Eyre - The Desert Sea, Ruminations on a Empty Landscape. This latest collection of watercolours, a very personal reflection of an ever-changing landscape that Olsen has visited since the 1970's, depicts the results of the recent flooding to the area and the new life that follows. This episode features interviews John Olsen, his gallerist-son Tim Olsen, grandson James and two young artists Luke Sciberras and Guy Maestri fly across the Lake as well as an interview by Edmund Capon, Director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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Tim Olsen on John Olsen 'Culinaria'

We are blessed with the deliciously tasty Culinaria - The Cuisine of the Sun. An explosive feast that celebrates life and the human experience. Tim Olsen reflects on John Olsen's latest exhibition.

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Art Nation, featuring John Olsen and the exhibition Culinaria with Jamie Oliver and Rick Stein

This Art Nation episode features John Olsen and the exhibition Culinaria with Jamie Oliver and Rick Stein.

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Arts Sunday with Guy Maestri

2009 Archibald Prize winner, Guy Maestri talk to ABC1 Sunday Arts. An intimate discussion of his work and process from within his studio. Examines his early aspirations, the Archibald win, and the direction his work is taking. Includes interviews the artist's father and fellow studio artist, Celia Gullett. 

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Sunday with Andrew Taylor

US based Australian artist Andrew Taylor talks to Chanel Nine's 'Sunday' program about his exhibition 'Inside/ Outside', his first show with the Tim Olsen Gallery in 2007.  Esteemed curator Nick Waterlow and gallery owner Tim Olsen discuss the Eastern sensibility inherent in his painting.  Taylor also explains his motivation to evoke stillness in his artmaking in a rapidly moving world where digital images flood our vision.

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An Interview with Michael Johnson

Internationally recognised abstract painter talks to Tim Olsen about the inspiration and the unique language employed in his recent work.  Includes archival footage of Johnson experimenting with pigments in the landscape and rare glimpses into his Sydney studio.

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Paul Davies 2008

Paul Davies has dedicated the past five years to refining subjects based on the distinctive use of architectural facades and interiors; inspired by bold colours and minimal designs prevalent in 1970s modernism. Prior to his 2008 exhibition at Tim Olsen Gallery, Paul Davies talks to Tim Olsen about his work and inspiration, from his Surry Hills studio through to his opening night.

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Philip Hunter - Lines in the Dirt

John Olsen opens the critically acclaimed Philip Hunter 2008 exhibition. Olsen praises the quality of the painting and comments on Hunter’s position as the head of the new guard of artists re-interpreting our response to the land.

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John Olsen - A Salute to Sydney

John Olsen's exhibition 'Salute to Sydney: Olsen at Eighty' opened to tremendous acclaim in November 2007 and signalled the official opening of the new Tim Olsen Gallery on Jersey Rd. Tim hosted a red carpet gala event that was attended by many Olsen devotees together with notable artists, actors, writers and television personalities.

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Filmed and edited by Noah Hutchison of artcine.com.au

Luke Sciberras - ABC 7.30 Report

Luke Sciberras talks to the ABC 7.30 Report about his work and inspiration. Includes footage at his latest opening, interviews with Luke and the artist at work.

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Philip Hunter FLATLANDS

Melbourne based artist Philip Hunter discusses with Tracee Hutchison his unique interpretation of and relationship with the Australian landscape. Hunter draws his inspiration from Wimmera, in North – Western Victoria where he grew up.

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Filmed and edited by Noah Hutchison of artcine.com.au

John Olsen - Australia's Wandering Minstral

Channel 9 Sunday Program - This wonderful documentary produced by Catherine Hunter and presented by Max Cullen investigates John's enduring passion for the Australian landscape. John revisits Lake Eyre after many years with artist and friend Tim Storrier and discusses his deep love for the desert.

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David Larwill 2007

David Larwill has emerged as one of Australia's most distinctive contemporary artists. His style of populating his paintings with stylised human figures and animals, his use of child like forms and the occasional inclusion of slogans, gives his work a naive quality. Excerpt only. Full interview DVD available from the Gallery.

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Jo Bertini a desert within

The first in a series of interviews by Gallery Director, Tim Olsen. In this episode, Tim visits the studio of Sydney artist, Jo Bertini, and discovers an insight into her art, her inspiration and passion for the desert landscape. Excerpt only featured. Full DVD available from the Gallery.

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Filmed and edited by Noah Hutchison of artcine.com.au