Curated by Andrew Frost Conquest of Space: Science Fiction & Contemporary Art features a title work by Gallery 9′s Adam Norton, alongside more than 40 works by 28 artists including John A Douglas, Hayden Fowler, Michaela Gleave, John Glover, Callum Morton, Sandra Selig, Kate Shaw, Jeffrey Smart, and Eugene von Guérard.
The Conquest of Space exhibition is a component of a wider project incorporating an ABC TV documentary, a symposium at the UNSW College of Fine Arts (COFA Campus), and a science fiction film program at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
This multi-faceted project is presented in partnership with ABC TV, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, and the UNSW College of Fine Arts; and is led by the exhibition curator, documentary host, and COFA lecturer, Dr Andrew Frost.
Galleries UNSW at the COFA Campus
Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd Paddington
May 22 – July 5, 2014
Adam Norton Conquest of Space 2012 acrylic on canvas 137 x 183 cm
Daniel Mudie Cunningham takes a look at some recent works by Adam Norton in the context of the 50 Things Collectors Need To Know in 2014 for Art Collector magazine.
Click on the magazine cover to read the full article online.
Adam Norton will attend The Blake Prize Lunchtime Talks at Galleries, COFA to talk about his work We Are Not Alone which is a finalist in this year’s, the 62nd Blake Prize.
Wednesday 13 November 2013: 1 – 2 pm
College of Fine Arts, UNSW, Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd Paddington
Adam Norton has been selected as a finalist in the 51st Fisher’s Ghost Art Prize. The annual Fisher’s Ghost Art Award is a highlight of Campbelltown’s annual Fishers Ghost Festival. The major prize is the open category and the winning artist is awarded $20,000, with the work becoming part of the Centre’s permanent collection. The Art Award is open to any artist, Australia wide with the option of entering up to two works of art in a number of categories.
Campbelltown Arts Centre
Corner Queen and Broughton Streets, Campbelltown
2 November – 26 December 2013
opening hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Adam Norton Last man on Earth 2012 vinyl on canvas 160 x 113 cm
“Artist Adam Norton used Broken Hill’s landscapes to trick people into thinking he went to Mars” – interview with Jenia Rattcliffe from ABC Open, Broken HIll
Click on the screenshot to view Adam Norton’s most recent video The Mars Project 2013 featured in the Broken Hill Regional Gallery exhibition of the same title, until 24 November 2013.
Following from his Artist-in-Residence program at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery in September 2012, Adam Norton presents an exhibition titled The Mars Project in Broken Hill featuring a body of work including painting, installation and a new video.
The exhibition runs from 12 October until 24 November at the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery located at 404 – 408 Argent Street Broken Hill NSW.
“Andrew Frost nails it”
click the image above to watch as Andrew Frost discusses Adam Norton’s work The Martian Chronicals acquired by Artbank from the recent Gallery 9 exhibition – a video for Artbank’s 20/20 series
Adam Norton has been selected as a finalist in The 62nd Blake Prize with his work We Are Not Alone 2012 from his recent Gallery 9 exhibition Interplanetary Society .
The Blake Prize Exhibition will be held in the new University of New South Wales, College of Fine Arts (COFA) gallery space, Paddington NSW from Friday 18th October until Saturday 16th November 2013.
image: Adam Norton We Are Not Alone 2012 vinyl on acrylic 112 x 122 cm
Adam Norton is to feature in an exciting international group show curated Andrew Marsh and Simon Hollington, The Hope of Wrecks at the Art and Design Gallery, College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, England UK opening 12 September (until 26 October).
CLICK HERE to find out more about the exhibition.