Chiharu Shiota, Absent Bodies, 2016. Installation view Anna Schwartz Gallery. Photography: Zan Wimberley. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery (Melbourne)
Sam Jinks, Reunion 2016, Silicone, pigment, resin, human. Courtesy the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf (Sydney)
Juan Davila, Eleleleu! 2014, Oil on Canvas, 206 x 263cm (detail) © Juan Davila. Courtesy the artist and Kalli Rolfe Contemporary Art (Melbourne). Photo: Mark Ashkanasy
Uncover the newest and most respected contemporary artists from Australia, New Zealand and the region.
Melbourne Art Fair returns 2-5 August [Vernissage, 1 August]. The 2018 edition will showcase 40 leading galleries presenting works by some of the newest and most respected contemporary artists from Australia, New Zealand and the region.
As the flagship event of Melbourne Art Week, the Fair will take place across two venues within the Southbank Arts Precinct; Vault Hall and Riding Hall alongside the iconic Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA).
Tickets On Sale
The celebrated opening night Vernissage provides art lovers with the first chance to access work from some of the region’s most important contemporary artists. Tickets are strictly limited due to venue capacity.
Melbourne Art Week
Winter Program Announced
Melbourne Art Fair has joined with over 50 cultural organisations, institutions, art spaces, fairs and galleries to stage Melbourne Art Week (30 July-5 August 2018); a dynamic program of exhibitions, events, talks, performances and workshops that will take place across Melbourne.
Visual Arts Awards
The Visual Arts Awards is a biennial event that has, since 2005, has celebrated excellence and outstanding contributions to Australian visual arts. The 2018 ceremony will take place during Melbourne Art Week, Saturday 4 August, at ACCA.
20 May, 2018
Melbourne Art Week: Supporting Living Artists Melbourne Art Foundation continues to support contemporary art and living artists through its presentation of Melbourne Art Week and in 2018 has joined with Associate Partner, MLC Life Insurance, to commission a new work from Japanese-born, Australian-based artist Hiromi Tango entitled Lizard Tail (Dawn). Susan Karson, Chief People, Marketing & Corporate Affairs Officer,... Read More
3 May, 2018
ACCA Dwelling Poetically: Mexico City, a case study 21 April–24 June One of the great cross-roads of north America, Mexico City has taken prominence not only as one of America’s most populous urban centres, and as Latin America’s strongest economy, but as a node of rich and potent cultural production, in part thanks to a... Read More
16 Mar, 2018
A new proposal-based platform showcasing five works of time-based media, including moving image, sound and performance art, presented across five locations around the city and the Southbank Arts Precinct. Time is curated by Hannah Mathews, Senior Curator Monash University Museum of Art. Hannah is an experienced curator who has worked with contemporary art organisations such as... Read More