Quentin Sprague is a writer and curator based in Geelong.
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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
‘The Field Revisited’ and ‘Robert Hunter’ at NGV Australia
Two exhibitions re-examine landmark Australian art
‘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
Katharina Grosse’s riot of colour
The German artist transforms Carriageworks
Strength in numbers at Neon Parc
‘Mira Gojak / Elizabeth Newman’ illustrates the possibilities for curated shows in commercial galleries
A space of one’s own
Histories personal and national inform Helen Johnson’s large-scale canvases
Two approaches to abstraction
Exhibitions by Brent Harris and Karl Wiebke reinforce how abstract painting can both beguile and explore big questions
The possibilities of flux at the TarraWarra International
Five Australian and international artists engage with history, impermanence and decay
What is art for anyway?
Ian Potter Museum for Art’s ‘Vertigo Sea’ and ‘I was born in Indonesia’ are very different answers to the same question
ACCA’s exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art was a long overdue success
Archives are us
The collected wisdom of Patrick Pound and Brook Andrew at NGV
A moveable feast
What does it take to transform the National Gallery of Australia into the Palace of Versailles?
Lynette Wallworth’s ‘Collisions’ brings virtual reality to the Western Desert
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