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  • Aida Tomescu, Ithaca III detail, 1999

    20 Jul NGA post Instagram of Aida’s Tomescu’s work in Part Two of Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now

    ‘There is a point when the surface I’ve been working with becomes very responsive, opening up, surprising me with unexpected possibilities. Then I … start inhabiting the work. While my intention is clear, the resolution of the work is not yet guaranteed. It is at......

  • 25 Jun Exhibition Review by Andrew Frost on The ReviewBoard

    ‘A VAST AND CONTINENTAL-SCALED VISION.’ Aida Tomescu ‘A Long Line of Sand’ The ReviewBoard Click on the link above to view...

  • 13 Jun Solo exhibition at Fox Jensen Gallery, Alexandria, Opens next Saturday 19 June 12-4pm

    A Long Line of Sand 17 June – 24 July 2021 (opens next Saturday 19 June 12-4pm) Fox Jensen Gallery, Burrow St, Alexandria Click here to view Exhibition website at Fox Jensen Gallery Click here to view Exhibition PDF...

  • 12 Jun Installation views from ‘Know my name’ Exhibition, NGA

    Aida Tomescu, Ithaca II & III 1999, Oil on canvas, each 183.5 x 153 cm National Gallery of Australia https://knowmyname.nga.gov.au  ...

  • Aida Tomescu, 'Silent Spring', 2020, oil on Belgian linen, 200 x 306cm (diptych)

    26 Oct Aida showing the Wynne Prize, AGNSW until 10 January 2021

     Aida Tomescu, Silent Spring 2020, diptych, oil on Belgian linen, 200 x306cm. Showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales between 26 September 2020 – 10 January 2021. “My paintings have long responded to the particular conditions of the Australian landscape – the sheer expansiveness of......

  • Aida Tomescu, 'In The Crown of Broken April', 2020,oil on Belgian Linen, 190 x 306 cm (Diptych)

    03 Oct Aida Tomescu in Sydney Contemporary 2020

    Aida Tomescu In The Crown of Broken April 2020 oil on Belgian linen 190 x 306 cm (Diptych)...

  • Aida Tomescu, Ultraviolet 2009, oil, pastel and oil pigment on linen, 184 x 154cm

    29 Jul 50fifty:2020 exhibition at John Curtin Gallery

    John Curtin Gallery celebrates its reopening with exhibition of significant works from the Collection “The John Curtin Gallery will reopen at the end of July with an exhibition of 50 significant, recently acquired art works, which celebrate the success of its three-year 50fifty Acquisition Initiative.”......

  • Aida-Tomescu-Look-Magazine-July-2020

    29 Jun Look Magazine, July-Aug 2020

    Look Magazine, July-Aug 2020, p66-67...

  • Aida-Tomescu-Art-Gallery-New-South-Wales

    28 Jun AGNSW acquires major work by Aida Tomescu

    Sewn onto stones in the sky, 2019 by Aida Tomescu :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/204.2019.a-c/ Purchased with funds donated by Ken Coles AM and Rowena Danziger AM 2019 (pictured with Michael Brand, Director AGNSW and Aida Tomescu)....

  • Aida Tomescu, Artonview: the National Gallery of Australia's quarterly magazine

    25 Jun Artonview NGA magazine – Studio Spotlight on Aida

    Artonview: the National Gallery of Australia’s quarterly magazine https://nga.gov.au/artonview/...

  • Aida Tomescu, 'River Red', 2013, oil and pigments on Belgian linen, 183 x 153cm

    04 Mar Making Her Mark: Selected Works from the Collection, TarraWarra Museum of Art

    Aida Tomescu, River Red, 183x 153cm, oil on canvas is included in Making Her Mark: Selected Works from the Collection | TarraWarra Museum of Art https://www.twma.com.au/exhibition/making-her-mark-selected-works-from-the-collection/...

  • Aida Tomescu, 'The Open Wounds Of White Clouds III', 2019

    03 Feb Installation views | ‘The heart was a place made fast’, Fox Jensen McCrory , Auckland

    Installation views for ‘The heart was a place made fast’, Fox Jensen McCrory , Auckland, can be seen on the exhibition page.    ...

  • Aida Tomescu, 'Violet with Candles', 2020, oil on Belgian linen, triptych 200 x 460cm

    24 Jan Link to Catalogue | ‘The heart was a place made fast’, Fox Jensen McCrory , Auckland

    (featured image is a detail from Aida Tomescu’s Violet with Candles, 2020)...

  • Aida Tomescu Studio

    21 Jan Opening 30th January 2020 – ‘The heart was a place made fast’, Fox Jensen McCrory , Auckland

    The new exhibition is opening at Fox Jensen McCrory , Auckland 30th January 2020! The following text is from the invitation:   Reality is infinitely varied compared to all the deductions of abstract thought, even the most clever ones, and it will not tolerate clear-cut or......

  • Aida Tomescu Exhibition

    04 Oct Talking with painters | #theopenwoundsofwhiteclouds | ENDS TOMORROW!

    View this post on Instagram New Aida Tomescu YouTube video now online!! Link in bio for full video. Her knockout show ends tomorrow @foxjensengallery in Sydney – get to it if you can!! #aidatomescu #contemporaryartist #abstractpainting #abstraction #abstractart #australianartist #theopenwoundsofwhiteclouds A post shared by Maria......

  • Aida Tomescu Exhibition - Good Weekend Review

    01 Oct GOOD WEEKEND review | Aida Tomescu – Fox Jensen Gallery, Sydney

    Aida Tomescu – Fox Jensen Gallery, Sydney “Watching the development of Aida Tomescu’s work over the years has been a thrilling experience. With each new exhibition she has pushed a little harder, treating every painting as a battle that can only be won by repeated......

  • 26 Sep Review | The open wounds of white clouds | Sydney Morning Herald

    Aida Tomescu – Fox Jensen Gallery, Sydney...

  • Aida Tomescu, Sewn on to stones in the sky 2019, triptych, Oil on Belgian linen, 200 x 460cm

    21 Sep Solo exhibition now showing at Fox Jensen Gallery, Sydney,

    The open wounds of white clouds 7 September – 5 October, Fox Jensen Gallery, Sydney Image: Sewn on to stones in the sky 2019, oil on Belgian linen, 200 x 460 cm...

  • Aida Tomescu, Permafrost exhibition, Alexandria, Sydney

    21 Sep Permafrost, an exhibition in Alexandria, Sydney

    Aida is exhibiting in Permafrost, an offsite exhibition at 68 -70 Burrows Road Alexandria. SEPTEMBER – PERMAFROST – SYDNEY – Fox Jensen Gallery Permafrost brings together artists from Europe, USA and Australasia. For the first time in Australia, the gallery will stage a major exhibition in a......

  • Aida Tomescu, 'The open wounds of white clouds', 2019, Oil on linen, 200 x 306cm

    11 Sep Sydney Contemporary 2019

    Aida Tomescu will be exhibiting Sydney Contemporary 2019 FOX/JENSEN & FOX/JENSEN/McCRORY BOOTH E21 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair Carriageworks 11-15 September 2019 Please contact the gallery to request a preview catalogue: www.foxjensengallery.com Aida Tomescu The open wounds of white clouds, 2019 Oil on Belgian linen 200.0 x 306.0 cm...

  • Aida Tomescu - Talking With Painters Interview

    05 Sep Talking with painters | Interview with Aida

    View this post on Instagram This week!!! Aida Tomescu’s solo show opens @foxjensengallery. All welcome to opening reception this Saturday 2-5pm, Sydney. Full video chat will be on the YouTube channel in a couple of weeks. Looks like a knockout show! #aidatomescu #talkingwithpainters #episode33 #abstractartist......

  • Aida Tomescu, Sewn on to stones in the sky 2019, triptych, Oil on Belgian linen, 200 x 460cm

    25 Jul Artist Profile – The artist’s hand by Eleanor Zeichner, issue 48

    “The artists in this issue examine a diversity of political and sociocultural perspectives within and beyond our community, which I hope will challenge, confront and inspire you.” – Kon Gouriotis Image pictured: Sewn on to stones in the sky 2019, oil on Belgian linen, 200 x 460......

  • Aida Tomescu - Thought Patterns: Selected Works from the Collection - TarraWarra Museum of Art

    23 Mar Thought Patterns: Selected Works from the Collection | TarraWarra Museum of Art

    Thought Patterns: Selected Works from the Collection | TarraWarra Museum of Art 23 March – 19 May 2019 CURATED BY: ANTHONY FITZPATRICK https://www.twma.com.au/exhibition/thought-patterns-selected-works-from-the-collection/ To accompany Tracey Moffatt: Body Remembers, a selection of works from the collection of TarraWarra Museum of Art will be presented in a display......

  • Aida Tomescu Exhibition, Basel Hong Kong, 2019

    21 Mar AIDA TOMESCU NEW WORKS SHOWING IN ART BASEL HONG KONG 2019

    Fox/Jensen and Fox/Jensen/McCrory are once again attending Art Basel Hong Kong, 2019. Ground Floor. Booth 1B32. Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Fri, 29 Mar 2019 – Sun, 31 Mar 2019.   Click here to view Fox-Jensen Gallery page Click here to view Aida Tomescu......

  • Aida Tomescu, Wet Wet Wet 2019 exhibition at Fox Jensen McCrory, Auckland

    01 Feb Wet Wet Wet exhibition at Fox Jensen McCrory, Auckland

    Erin Lawlor Aida Tomescu Liat Yossifor Exhibition viewing dates February 14th – March 23rd 2019. Installation views (Fox Jensen McCrory, Auckland): View this post on Instagram #foxjensenmccrory #aucklandgallery #upcomingexhibition #wetwetwet #aidatomescu #erinlawlor #erinlawlorpainting #liatyossifor #painting #allaprima @theerinlawlor @liatyossifor #colour #detail #foxjensengallery A post shared by Andrew......

  • Aida Tomescu

    22 Jan Fluid construction / Aida Tomescu on Tony Tuckson’s White Lines (vertical) on ultramarine

    p.62 Look Magazine, Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 2019 Painting reproduced is: Tony Tuckson White lines (vertical) on ultramarine 1970-73, Art Gallery of New South Wales © Estate of the artist, used with permission 62-63 AGS Jan-Feb Aida v4...

  • Aida Tomescu - Talking With Painters Podcast - Tony Tuckson - Part 2

    21 Jan Ep 63, Talking with Painters podcast – Tony Tuckson (part 2): Artist Aida Tomescu

    In episode 62 I spoke with senior curator Denise Mimmocchi about the late abstract expressionist artist Tony Tuckson and the exhibition ‘ Tuckson:the abstract sublime ‘ which is currently showing at the Art Gallery of NSW. The exhibition continues until 17 February 2019. In this......

  • Aida Tomescu, Borrowed Scenery, Campbelltown Arts Centre

    02 Jan Borrowed Scenery, Campbelltown Arts Centre

    Wednesday 2 January 2019 – Sunday 10 March 2019 Closing event, Friday 8 March 2019 | 6pm – 8pm   For centuries, women have been the subjects of male artists, inserted into scenes framed by the male gaze. Borrowed Scenery explores what happens when the subjects......

  • Aida Tomescu Exhibition

    20 Nov XS exhibition at Fox Jensen McCrory, Auckland

    XS Fox Jensen McCrory, Auckland “Aida Tomescu ‘s gesture is always big. It’s bigness though is unrelated to its length or its flamboyance because in many ways she avoids both. Rather it is the potency of Tomescu’s approach to material and gesture that is “big”.......

  • Aida Tomescu Exhibition, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair

    08 Sep Sydney Contemporary 2018

    Aida Tomescu will be exhibiting Sydney Contemporary 2018 FOX/JENSEN & FOX/JENSEN/McCRORY Booth E16 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair Carriageworks 13 -16 September, 2018 Please contact the gallery to request a preview catalogue: www.foxjensengallery.com View works from the exhibition Aida Tomescu Born 1955 Bucharest / Arrives Australia 1980  The Torch in......

  • Aida Tomescu, Auckland Art Fair 2018

    23 May Auckland Art Fair 2018

    Aida Tomescu Argint I & Argint II, 2018 Oil and silver pigment on Belgian linen 23 3/5 × 15 7/10 in; 60 × 40 cm @aucklandartfair #finaltouchup @janalbers_abc #aidatomescu @sam_jharrison @foxjensenmccrory @foxjensengallery A post shared by Fox Jensen McCrory Gallery (@foxjensenmccrory) on May 21, 2018......

  • Aida Tomescu, 'Phosphorus', Yellow landscape, oil on canvas 168.5 x 123cm

    16 May Aida Tomescu in the Wynne Prize 2018

    Aida Tomescu Phosphorus. Yellow landscape oil on canvas 168.5 x 123 cm Phosphorus extends the conception of conventional landscape painting. Though profoundly about ‘place’, it is not rooted in location. My concern is to invoke a condition, the spirit of place that is conceptually framed......

  • Aida Tomescu - Jensen Gallery Art Basel - Hong Kong 2018

    25 Mar AIDA TOMESCU NEW WORKS SHOWING IN ART BASEL HONG KONG 2018

    Click here to view works in exhibition...

  • Aida Tomescu - Talking With Painters Podcast

    02 Feb “the presence of form” talking_with_painters, Aida Tomescu (podcast ep 33)

    talking_with_painters Aida Tomescu (podcast ep 33) talking with me in her studio about the presence of form in painting #aidatomescu #abstraction @foxjensenmccrory #undertheironofthemoon Aida Tomescu (podcast ep 33) talking with me in her studio about the presence of form in painting #aidatomescu #abstraction @foxjensenmccrory #undertheironofthemoon......

  • Aida Tomescu, In a carpet made of water, in a carpet made of earth I, 2017 oil, silver and gold pigment on Belgian linen, 183 x 91.5cm

    02 Feb All We Can’t See: Illustrating the Nauru Files

    2-10 February The Yellow House Gallery, Potts Point 57 — 59 Macleay Street, Potts Point,  NSW 2011 An exhibition that sees over 30 leading Australian and International artists illustrate the stories unearthed in The Nauru Files, illuminating the human cost of Australia’s offshore detention policies. Featuring......

  • Aida Tomescu Talks With Maria Stoliar in her Studio

    09 Nov Talking With Painters – Aida Tomescu – New Video

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

  • Aida Tomescu - Talking With Painters

    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......

  • Aida Tomescu, 'Under the iron of the moon I', 2017

    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......

  • Aida Tomescu, 'Messiaen', 2013, oil and pigments on canvas, 184 x 154cm

    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......

  • Aida Tomescu, ROT, Fox Jensen McCrory, Auckland

    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......

  • Aida Tomescu, The Phosphorus Series

    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......

  • Aida Tomescu, ARTIST PROFILE Issue 39

    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.......

  • Aida Tomescu, 'Ithaca II', 1999, paintings, oil on canvas

    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,......

  • Aida Tomescu, 'Welt II', 2005, mixed media and collage on paper, 120 x 90cm

    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......

  • Aida Tomescu, 50 fifty

    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.......