Quentin Sprague

Quentin Sprague
Quentin Sprague is a Geelong-based writer, and author of The Stranger Artist.

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Image of Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, ‘A way of flying’ (c. 1819–1824)

Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum


Goya’s dark and difficult works exhibited at NGV remind us how little the world has moved on from past horrors

Image of ‘Queen Elizabeth and Vincent (on country)’, 2018

The paintbrush is a weapon: Vincent Namatjira


The Archibald Prize winner’s politics are less straightforward than the art world might like to think

Image of Stephen Bram’s work, Untitled, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 210 x 390 cm.

Currents of joy: Stephen Bram and John Nixon


Overlapping exhibitions by the two abstract artists convey their shared radical modernism

Image of Dhambit Munuŋgurr's Bees at Gäṉgän, 2019

Blue is the colour


The idiosyncratic work of Yolngu artist Dhambit Mununggurr

Untitled (Pollo Frito), 1982, by Jean-Michel Basquiat

Stopped in the street: ‘Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines’


Early death meant the work of these renowned artists never fully emerged from ’80s New York subcultures

Image of ‘Wild River, Florida’

‘Civilization: The Way We Live Now’


The beautiful photographs of often grim subjects in NGV Australia’s exhibition raise questions over the medium’s power to critique

Image of Janet Dawson’s ‘Rollascape’

‘The Field Revisited’ and ‘Robert Hunter’ at NGV Australia


Two exhibitions re-examine landmark Australian art

The Horse Trotted Another Couple of Metres, Then It Stopped

Katharina Grosse’s riot of colour


The German artist transforms Carriageworks

Image of installation view of Mira Gojak / Elizabeth Newman at Neon Parc

Strength in numbers at Neon Parc


‘Mira Gojak / Elizabeth Newman’ illustrates the possibilities for curated shows in commercial galleries