Quentin Sprague

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

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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

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

Still from Cao Fei’s Rumba II: Nomad

The possibilities of flux at the TarraWarra International


Five Australian and international artists engage with history, impermanence and decay