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Gavin Brown announced as finalist in 2015 Sulman Prize

Gavin Brown announced as finalist in 2015 Sulman Prize

Gavin Brown has been announced as a 2015 finalist in the prestigious Sulman Prize at Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney. The Sulman Prize is awarded for the best subject painting, genre painting or mural project by an Australian artist.Established within the terms of Sir John Sulman’s bequest, the prize was first awarded in 1936. Each year the trustees of the Art Gallery of NSW invite a guest artist to judge this open competition. This year’s judge is Lindy Lee. As a finalist, Gavin's work will be displayed in an exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW, from 18 July to 27 September 2015. “I became...

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The Printed Painting – June 2015

The Printed Painting – June 2015

Gavin Brown will be exhibiting his new work in "The Printed Painting" at fortyfivedownstairs, 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Exhibition Opening Sat 6 June 2015, 2pm–4pm Exhibition Dates & Hours Tues 2 June – Sat 20 June 2015 Previews by appointment gavin@gavinbrown.com.au Tuesday to Friday: 11am–5pm Sat: 12pm – 4pm

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Running with scissors- November 2013

Gavin Brown is launching his latest project on November 21st 2013, titled "Running with scissors". A series of twenty Spirit images that have been created from Gavin's much loved technique of collage and are presented in a limited edition of twenty-four prints per Spirit.  Reproduced on archival rag paper and available as loose print or framed (in beautiful custom white wood box frames) these are the first printed artworks that Gavin has offered in over a decade. If possible, we would love for you to join us to celebrate the launch and view the entire range of Spirits at Rtist Gallery...

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Urban Scrawl exhibition – March 2013

Urban Scrawl exhibition – March 2013

Gavin Brown’s latest body of work takes the viewer on an exploration of the ever changing and ever energetic urban environments that the artist calls his home town. Melbourne’s famous graffiti street art landscapes provide the inspiration for Urban Scrawl, a reflection of the beautiful and at times brash abstract layering of disparate artworks that haunt Melbourne’s laneways and alleys to create the evolving patina that is the backdrop to our inner-city lives. Gavin’s figurative characters and fanciful collages of spirit creations live in a world of reassembled paint, paste and paper....

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Urban scrawl. An exhibition of new works.

Urban scrawl. An exhibition of new works.

I am pleased and excited to announce my forthcoming show at Fortyfive Downstairs Gallery, 45 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. The exhibition will commence on Tuesday 19 March 2013 and run thru 'til Saturday 6 April, full details will be posted here soon. Regards, Gavin.

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Gavin Brown interviewed on Inside Art

Gavin Brown interviewed on Inside Art

In the first segment of Episode 8 of 'Inside Art' - a documentary series that delves into the world of contemporary Australian Art - The Stock Rooms' Michel Lawrence talks to Australian artist, Gavin Brown. Gavin Brown discusses his "landscape" and inspiration - the inner city; the influence that various people have had on his work and the importance of an artist not relying on talent alone in the current environment.

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Welcome to the new Gavin Brown website!

Welcome to the new Gavin Brown website!

We're pleased to announce the newest incarnation of the Gavin Brown website. It's a complete overhaul that should make the site quicker to use, easier to navigate, and even better to view. Plus it's fully responsive to all mobile devices, so it will work just as beautifully on your phone or tablet as it does on your desktop computer! Here's a quick list of the site's contents: Gavin's CV and Artist's Statement can be found in the About pages. Latest news will appear here, in the News section. For the most recent exhibition paintings, check out Current Work. All work currently available...

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