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  • 09 Nov Talking With Painters – Aida Tomescu – New Video

    Includes vision of the latest exhibition Under the Iron of the Moon at FOXJENSEN, Sydney...

  • 28 Sep Talking With Painters – Aida Tomescu

    Episode #33 – Aida Tomescu – to listen / download podcast click here “She fled communist Romania in 1980, arriving in Australia knowing no-one. But Aida Tomescu has gone on to become one of Australia’s most important abstract painters. She has exhibited in over 30......

  • 13 Aug Sydney Contemporary 2017, Aida Tomescu, FOX/JENSEN/McCRORY AUCKLAND

    Aida Tomescu will be showing with FOX/JENSEN/McCRORY at Sydney Contemporary 2017. Please click on the link above for more details! FOX / JENSEN & FOX / JENSEN / MCCRORY, Sydney and Auckland | Sydney Contemporary https://sydneycontemporary.com.au/galleries-2017/jensen-foxjensen-sydney-auckland/ Image details: Under the iron of the moon I, diptych, 183......

  • 12 Aug An interview about Fred Williams in Art Guide Australia

    Aida interviewed by Sheridan Coleman in: “Fred Williams changed the way we see” http://artguide.com.au/fred-williams-changed-the-way-we-see “Williams’s experimentation and autodidactic fervour have encouraged many subsequent artists. Sydney-based painter and Wynne Prize winner Aida Tomescu sees in his painting an understated defiance against the overwhelming romanticism of historical......

  • 13 Jul ROT, FOX/JENSEN/McCRORY AUCKLAND

    09 July 2017 – 12 August 2017 Tomislav Nikolic, Aida Tomescu, Judith Wright, Winston Roeth, Imi Knoebel. Red sails in the sunset. Roses are red. If I don’t have red, I use blue. I’m a redhead, I’ll get away with this. Love is that little......

  • 08 Jul Artist Profile Australasian Painters 2007 – 2017, Orange Regional Gallery

    Artist Profile Australasian Painters 2007 – 2017 Orange Regional Gallery, 8 JULY – 10 SEPTEMBER 2017 This exhibition brings together a selection of paintings by over 140 artists featured in Artist Profile magazine over its 10 year history, providing a comprehensive overview of Australasian painting......

  • 02 Jun ARTIST PROFILE Issue 39

    “THIS ISSUE OF ARTIST PROFILE focuses on painters who make prints. We want to understand a painter’s relationship to the rather mystical powers of printmaking and the social and cultural engagement implicit in printmaking, which have left their mark on the work of many painters.......

  • 21 May Abstraction Celebrating Australian women abstract artists, NGA & Tour

    Abstraction is one of the most influential developments in art history. Evolving from avant-garde movements in Europe at the close of the nineteenth century, it has continued to flourish through to contemporary times. Women artists have been at the forefront of its development and yet, until recently,......

  • 20 May 10 years of collecting at the ANU at ANU Drill Hall Gallery

    10 YEARS OF COLLECTING ART FOR THE ANU, Drill Hall Gallery Fri 21 April — Sun 28 May 2017 “Over the last decade, the University Art Collection has been substantially enriched with gifts, bequests and purchases. Recent benefactions include a spectacular array of large-scale contemporary paintings and sculptures......

  • 18 May Curtin Gallery ’50fifty’

    Celebrating 50 years of innovation in art from the Curtin University Art Collection. 18 May – 9 July 2017 CLOSED FOR WA DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY 5 JUNE 2017 Mon-Fri 11am-5pm Sunday 12-4pm Included is No.26, Aida Tomescu, Vis IV, 1991, oil on canvas, 182 x 152 cm.......

  • 16 Mar THE ANATOMY OF GESTURE: NIKOLIC, TOMESCU, MARTIN, TOPFER, HUMPHRIES FOX/JENSEN/McCRORY AUCKLAND

    “It’s a rather rude gesture but at least it’s clear what you mean.” Katherine Hepburn Gesture can be risky. At the very least it is a tainted term, one that gets bundled up with authorship and authenticity and from there it’s only a hop, skip and......

  • 14 Jan The Beginnings, Wangaratta Art Gallery

    14 January – 19 February 2017 | Gallery1 CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE WANGARATTA ART GALLERY In 1987 Wangaratta community groups, individuals and local council helped establish the beginnings of the Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery. This exhibition reflects upon the development and success of a venue which over the......

  • 01 Dec WAAM! IT’S WOMEN’S ABSTRACT ART MAN!

    1 DECEMBER 2016 to 28 FEBRUARY 2017 Jervis Bay Maritime Museum & Gallery If there was ever any cred in the cliché of women only painting delicate watercolours and polite still life or landscapes,  75 works, 34 women and 53 years of muscular abstraction puts......

  • 13 Oct AIDA TOMESCU REPRESENTED BY FOX/JENSEN SYDNEY AND AUCKLAND

    Fox/Jensen are thrilled to announce that Aida Tomescu will be represented by the galleries in Auckland and Sydney. She will have new works presented at Art Basel Hong Kong 2017, then at Sydney Contemporary 2017. Aida’s first solo presentation in Sydney will be November 2017.......

  • 04 Aug ABC Radio National Interview: Exhibition showcases international refugee artists

    CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO “The Casula Powerhouse Art Centre in Sydney is presenting a landmark exhibition called simply Refugees. (30 July – 11 September 2016) It brings together more than 65 works by 22 world-renowned artists, including Yoko Ono, Ai Wei......

  • 25 Jun Black to blackest, Geelong Gallery 25 June – 14 August 2016

    Selected works from the Gallery’s collection in which artists deploy an exclusively black palette—using paint, ink, mixed media and charcoal—with variously minimalist and expressionist approaches. Includes works by Peter Booth, Jannene Eaton, Stieg Persson, Aida Tomescu and Paul Partos, among others....

  • 20 Jun ASSEMBLAGE, 20 June – 21 August, 2016,

    Drawing from the Curtin University Art Collection, Assemblage features sculptures, paintings, jewellery and collage that are linked by a use of found or appropriated materials, and an experimental and playful approach to art-making. The exhibition showcases a range of artworks that are rarely publicly seen......

  • 03 Jun Chromoffection, Fox/ Jensen Gallery Auckland

    Chromoffection  03 June 2016 – 20 July 2016 Fox/ Jensen Auckland “Chromoffection is a happier, more manageable condition than that described by David Batchelor in his important text Chromophobia first published in 2000. Rather than suffering the allergy Batchelor suggests plagues Western society – the......

  • 03 Jun 2016 FLEURIEU ART PRIZE

    AIDA TOMESCU included in the 2016 FLEURIEU ART PRIZE ANNE & GORDON SAMSTAG MUSEUM OF ART University of South Australia, Adelaide Friday 3 June – Friday 29 July In 2016 the Fleurieu Art Prize – the richest landscape art prize in the world – will relocate from......

  • 02 Apr Collected II, Wangaratta Art Gallery

    AIDA TOMESCU is shown in  Collected II Wangaratta Art Gallery 56 Ovens Street, Wangaratta 19 March – 29 May Celebrating 11 years of the Wangaratta Art Gallery Collection showcasing works collected by the Gallery. The Collection began in 2004 and has been supported by Council......

  • 18 Oct John McDonald, ‘Painting as Process’, Art Collector

    AIDA TOMESCU Art Collector John McDonald, ‘Painting as Process’ McDonald, John, Painting from Process, Art Collector, issue 74 October-December 2015-pp.-162-171...

  • 30 Jul The Triumph of Modernism, Tarrawarra Museum of Art

    The Triumph of Modernism Tarrawarra Museum of Art Healesville, Victoria 20 June – 16 August INCLUDING: AIDA TOMESCU...

  • 04 Jul ABSTRACTION: THE HEIDE COLLECTION FROM NOLAN TO THE ’90S, 4 July – 11 October 2015

    This exhibition brings together a selection of Heide Collection works from the 1930s to those by present-day artists that show several individual approaches to abstraction. The featured artists are predominantly painters who share a gestural or lyrical style of mark-making. The earliest works in the......