Quentin Sprague

Quentin Sprague WRITERS & CONTRIBUTORS

30 ENTRIES Quentin Sprague is a Geelong-based writer. His first book, The Stranger Artist, won the 2021 Prime Minister's Literary Award for nonfiction.



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

Culture

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

Culture

A space of one’s own

Histories personal and national inform Helen Johnson’s large-scale canvases

Two approaches to abstraction

Culture

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

Culture

The possibilities of flux at the TarraWarra International

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

What is art for anyway?

Culture

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

After ‘Sovereignty’

Culture

After ‘Sovereignty’

ACCA’s exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art was a long overdue success

Archives are us

Culture

Archives are us

The collected wisdom of Patrick Pound and Brook Andrew at NGV

Illustration

Culture

A moveable feast

What does it take to transform the National Gallery of Australia into the Palace of Versailles?

Still from Collisions

Culture

Seeing visions

Lynette Wallworth’s ‘Collisions’ brings virtual reality to the Western Desert

Illustration

Culture

Life’s work

Artist Jan Senbergs prepares for his NGV retrospective

Dugong figure, Tudu Island, Torres Strait.

Culture

Bringing them home

The National Museum of Australia’s ‘Encounters’ and the politics of collection

Dibirdibi Country (2012), Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda (Mrs Gabori).

Culture

The extraordinary Mrs Gabori

The meteoric career of Kaiadilt painter Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda

Matthew Barney’s ‘River of Fundament’

Matthew Barney’s ‘River of Fundament’

Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart (until 13 April 2015)

National Gallery of Victoria’s ‘Melbourne Now’

Art

National Gallery of Victoria’s ‘Melbourne Now’

Melbourne Now, the NGV’s ambitious exhibition of the city’s contemporary art and related disciplines, has been a varied undertaking. This is partly because contemporary art, unlike modern art before it, presents no unified front. Or, put …

Tony Oliver and Paddy Bedford, Kununurra, 2003. © Giancarlo Mazzella

Art

Two painters in the Kimberley

The unlikely collaboration of Paddy Bedford and Tony Oliver