09/8/18

“My painting process is very physical and more like an evolving performance” – Julie Harris | USA Art News

OLSEN Gallery are pleased to be now representing accomplished artist Julie Harris. Julie spoke to USA Art News about painting as a performance based practice in the lead up to her solo show at Despard Gallery in Tasmania. To read the original article click here.

 

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09/8/18

CHRIS LANGLOIS | JOHN LESLIE ART PRIZE

OLSEN Gallery wishes to congratulate Chris Langlois for his work Sea 3 that has been selected as a finalist in the John Leslie Art Prize. Chris Langlois’ upcoming solo exhibition will run from the 10th to the 28th of October at OLSEN Gallery Sydney.

Chris Langlois, Sea 3, 2017 | oil on canvas | 137 x 168 cm

 

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09/8/18

CHRIS LANGLOIS | TATTERSALLS ART PRIZE

OLSEN Gallery wishes to congratulate Chris Langlois for his work Oratunga that has been selected as a finalist in the Tattersalls Art Prize. Chris Langlois’ upcoming solo exhibition will run from the 10th to the 28th of October at OLSEN Gallery Sydney.

Chris Langlois, Oratunga, 2018 | oil on linen | 120 x 120 cm

 

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09/1/18

Paul Davies | Laguna Art Museum

Paul Davies work “Landscape in Open-plan” has been acquired by the Laguna Art Museum in California.

See the beautiful piece down below.

 

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09/1/18

In Conversation: John Young and Anna Johnson | Sydney Contemporary

DATE: Saturday 14 September 3PM – 3.30PM
LOCATION: Booth D01 – OLSEN Gallery, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks

Join Melbourne-based artist John Young in conversation with writer Anna Johnson. Johnson will investigate Young’s most recent body of work the dynamic ‘Spectrumfigures’, also referred to as Human-Computer Friendship paintings in a deliberate play on their uneasy relationship. Anna will also discuss John’s continued investigation of Western late modernism from a transcultural viewpoint, with particular focus of the regional development of the Asia Pacific region.

Image: John Young (left), John Young, ‘Spectrumfigure SI’, Oil on Belgian Linen, 84 x 69 cm (right)

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09/1/18

Claudia Damichi | SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 2018

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 2018 ‘Always on the dancefloor’ by Claudia Damichi at The Old Clare Hotel with Olsen Gallery, Sydney

As part of Sydney Contemporary’s 2018 program, ‘Always on the dancefloor’ by Claudia Damichi is an installation of multiple adhesive fine art prints applied to The Old Clare Hotel entrance doorways.

‘Always on the dancefloor’ is an exciting extension of Damichi’s paintings that explore the intersection of art, architecture and design. This new installation work for the Sydney Contemporary is multi-modular in design and composed entirely in response to the site.

‘Always on the dancefloor’ carries on Damichi’s long standing interest in the abstract work of Mondrian, Delaunay, Kandinsky and the relationship between colour and music. As a disco child of the 70’s, her work pops and slides as it plays into the site, adding colour and movement, bringing a sense of the dance floor to the industrial building landscape .

Claudia Damichi will also present a new series of paintings and wall works at Olsen Gallery Annex in October.

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09/1/18

Paddington Art Prize Finalists

Three of our artists have been selected as finalists in the Paddington Art Prize. We would  like to congratulate Sally Anderson, Julian Meagher and Marisa Purcell on their achievement.  See the works below.

 

Julian Meagher

‘Wapengo Lake Tideline’

“I wanted this work to chase the spontaneity and freedom of a watercolour. It was painted at a time of great change just before my son was born. A time of giving in to forces far greater than me, of tides, cycles and connection to country.” Julian Meagher .

 

Marisa Purcell

An exhibition of Marisa’s works is currently running at Olsen Gallery until the 16th of September.

“The route of the stars in orbit has been a long fascination of mine. The landscape of the sky and the unknown reaches of a universe has compelled stories and pictures to be painted – an integral part of what it means to be human.” Marisa Purcell.

 

Sally Anderson

 

 

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08/26/18

PAUL DAVIES | SOHO HOUSE MAGAZINE JULY 2018

Paul Davies has been featured in the July 2018 edition of Soho House Magazine.

 

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08/26/18

MARISA PURCELL | BELLE PROPERTY

OLSEN Gallery artist Marisa Purcell has been featured in the Belle Property Magazine, issue #14.

You can view the article here.

Marisa’s solo exhibition Collision opens Wednesday the 29th August, 6-8pm and will be on display until the 16th of September.

 

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08/26/18

ALAN JONES | TATTERSALLS ART PRIZE

OLSEN Gallery wishes to congratulate Alan Jones for his work Painting 233 (The Fire Trail) that has been selected as a finalist in the Tattersalls Art Prize. Painting 233 was recently on display at the Olsen Gallery stall at Melbourne Art Fair.

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