Richard Bell

 

Richard Bell: 'Yel Adu! Kamilaroi Art Today' Moree Plains Gallery, NSW

Posted 23/06/2017

Richard Bell features in 'Yel Adu! Kamilaroi Art Today' at Moree Plains Gallery, a celebration of contemporary Kamilaroi art from emerging and established artists run in association with NAIDOC Week. The exhibition runs from Friday July 7 - Saturday September 2 2017.

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MCA/TATE ACQUIRES RICHARD BELL & PETER KENNEDY

Posted 18/05/2017

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Tate, London, and Qantas have today announced five new Australian artwork acquisitions for their International Joint Acquisition Program. Included in the second round of acquisitions are Richard Bell's Embassy 2013-ongoing and Peter Kennedy & John Hughes' On Sacred Land 1983-84.

RICHARD BELL: EMBASSY, THE IAN POTTER MUSEUM OF ART, MELBOURNE

Posted 20/04/2017

The Ian Potter Museum of Art presents Richard Bell's work 'Embassy' from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 April, including a program of speakers and performers, alongside screenings of film works. In Melbourne, Bell’s guests will include activist Gary Foley, who was instrumental in establishing the original Aboriginal Tent Embassy and Alan Michelson, a US-based artist and activist of the Mohawk nation and co-founder of the “Indigenous New York” program at The Ne

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A Decolonial Geographic: Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania

Posted 11/04/2017

Under the Devonport Regional Gallery’s Guest Curator Program, artist and curator Fernando do Campo brings together the work of 11 artists, including Richard Bell, Judy Watson and Jon Cattapan, who engage with pictorial, material and philosophical questions that rethink misleading representations of the Australian landscape in A decolonial geographic.

RICHARD BELL: PANEL DISCUSSION, 'THE NATIONAL', CARRIAGEWORKS

Posted 30/03/2017

This Saturday 1 April, Richard Bell will introduce a screening of Basically Black, a television pilot which was made by ABC Television in 1973 following Basically Blacks theatrical success at Nimrod Theatre. Basically Black created by the National Black Theatre was a revue of satirical and political sketches about Indigenous Australia, which had extraordinary social impact when it was premiered in 1972.

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THE DUST NEVER SETTLES: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM, ST. LUCIA

Posted 28/03/2017

'The Dust Never Settles' is a group exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum that draws on its collection to explore works by contemporary artists who probe at cultural, environmental and psychological histories that remain unresolved. The exhibition includes work by Khadim Ali, Richard Bell & Emory Douglas, Gordon Bennett, Bonita Ely, Dale Harding, Raquel Ormella, Luke Roberts and Judy Watson and runs from Wednesday 12 April to Sunday 30 July.

THE NATIONAL 2017: WEBSITE GOES LIVES

Posted 16/03/2017

'The National' 2017 has launched its website dedicated to its upcoming triennial exhibition, profiling the artists featured including Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Dale Harding, Gordon Hookey, Tom Nicholson, Raquel Ormella, Khaled Sabsabi, and Jemima Wyman. The site also includes essays by the exhibition curators providing an introduction to the exhibition concept.

The National 2017

Posted 02/12/2016

 In 2017 the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and Museum of Contemporary Art will present The National: New Australian Art. The National will showcase contemporary Australian art and includes new work by Khadim Ali, Gordon Bennett, Richard Bell, Dale Harding, Gordon Hookey, Tom Nicholson, Raquel Ormella, Khaled Sabsabi and Jemima Wyman. The National opens 30 March 2017.

VERNON AH KEE & RICHARD BELL: OVER THE FENCE, UQ ART MUSEUM

Posted 09/08/2016

Vernon Ah Kee and Richard Bell feature as part of 'Over the Fence: Contemporary Indigenous photography from the Corrigan Collection' at the University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane. The exhibition includes the work of a selection of Indigenous Australian artists working in the photographic medium, drawn from the collection of Patrick Corrigan AM. The exhibition runs until 30 October 2016.

RICHARD BELL: ARTIST TALK, ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

Posted 02/08/2016

Richard Bell discusses his art and activism as part of the Art Gallery of New South Wales' After Hours evening program for their current exhibition 'Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera'. The talk commences at 6.30pm on Wednesday 17 August. Read more

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BEYOND THE TOWER: UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ART MUSEUM

Posted 19/07/2016

The University of Queensland Art Museum celebrates its 40th year with the exhibition 'Beyond the tower: 40 years and counting', profiling the museum's significant collection. Curated by Director Campbell Gray and Curator Samantha Littley, the exhibition includes work by Madonna Staunton, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio, Jon Cattapan, Gordon Hookey, Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Aleks Danko, Judy Watson, Luke Roberts, and Tim Johnson.

RICHARD BELL: EMBASSY, CAIRNS INDIGENOUS ART FAIR

Posted 12/07/2016

The Institute of Modern Art Brisbane, KickArts and Cairns Indigenous Art Fair present the latest iteration of Richard Bell's Embassy project. Connecting with the establishment of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy on the lawns of Parliament House Canberra in 1972, Bell's Embassy is a large military-style tent and a series of painted placards that recall the original tent embassy's form and function as a site for protest and activism.

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Richard Bell's Embassy at Sonsbeek '16

Posted 28/05/2016

Richard Bell at Sonsbeek '16

Sunday June 5, 2016 from 13:30 till 19:30
Where: Richard Bell's Embassy tent-installation at Park Sonsbeek in Arnhem.

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Richard Bell: Trigger Points, The Palitz Gallery, Syracuse University NY

Posted 05/05/2016

Richard Bell's Scratch as Aussie 2008 will be on display as part of the exhibition 'Trigger Points'. Curated by Heather Galbraith the exhibition explores the nature of memory. The exhibition opens at The Palitz Gallery, Syracuse University NY on the 20 May and runs until 30 June 2016. For more information read here

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Richard Bell at Sonsbeekpark, Nederlands

Posted 21/04/2016

SONSBEEK is returning to the scene of international contemporary arts with SONSBEEK ’16: transACTION. The main venues for the exhibition are Park Sonsbeek, Museum Arnhem and the city of Arnhem. SONSBEEK ’16 is compiled by curatorial collective ruangrupa (Jakarta, Indonesia), whose approach to art and social themes stems from a spatial and personal perspective.

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RICHARD BELL: IMAGINING VICTORY, RMIT GALLERY

Posted 08/03/2016

Richard Bell 'Imagining Victory' opens at the RMIT Gallery, Melbourne this Thursday 10 March and runs until 23 April 2016. The exhibition features Bell's video trilogy of the same name, which includes the works Scratch an Aussie 2008, Broken English 2009 and The Dinner Party 2013. Read more. 

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RICHARD BELL: Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia (CACSA), Adelaide

Posted 25/02/2016

'Embassy: Richard Bell + Emory Douglas' opens at CACSA 27 February and runs until 27 March 2016.

The project features an exhibition of major works by Bell and Douglas including a newly commissioned mural completed by Bell with assistance from AC Arts and Uni SA students. The mural will be on display at the TAFE SA Morphett St facade until 31 August 2016. 

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RICHARD BELL SYMPOSIUM AT THE STEDELIJK MUSEUM

Posted 03/02/2016

A symposium to accompany Bell Invites at the Stedelijk SMBA will be held at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam on Saturday February 6. Focusing on notions of Global Performance, participants include Charles Esche, Jack Persekian, Emory Douglas, Rana Hamadeh and Catherine De Zegher. More details can be found on the Stedelijk website: 

http://www.stedelijk.nl/en/calendar/forum/bell-invites-global-performance

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Richard Bell: BELL invites, STEDELIJK SMBA, Amsterdam

Posted 20/01/2016

Richard Bell presents 'BELL invites', an exhibition and symposium at STEDELIJK SMBA featuring key works and collaborations with Emory Douglas, alongside local artists brought together by Aruna Vermeulen, director of the HipHopHuis, including painter Brian Elstak, designer Farida Sedoc (Hosselaer), and dancers Ritzah Statia and 020 Crew. 'BELL invites' aims to challenge and expands existing notions of performance art.

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RICHARD BELL: APT8, QAGOMA

Posted 28/10/2015

For 'The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art' (APT8), Richard Bell will present two of his latest films, his major painting glitter this (2014) and a unique project developed for the QAGOMA Children's Art Centre. This diverse selection of works will showcase the breadth and refinement of Bell's art practice. The exhibition opens 20 November 2015 and runs until 10 April 2016. Read more.

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RICHARD BELL: BIENNALE OF SYDNEY

Posted 28/10/2015

Richard Bell has been annouced as part of the first group of artists selected to particpate in the 20th Biennale of Sydney, opening 18 March 2016. Curated by Stephanie Rosenthal and titled 'The Future is Already Here - It's Just Not Evenly Distributed', the exhibition will span seven venues conceived as 'embassies of thought'. Bell will present a site specific reconfiguration of his major work Embassy (2013-ongoing) at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA).

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TOM NICHOLSON & RICHARD BELL, JAKARTA BIENNALE 2015

Posted 23/10/2015

Tom Nicholson and Richard Bell will represent Australia at the 16th Jakarta Biennale, running from 14 November 2015 until 17 January 2016. Curated by Charles Esche the theme of the exhibition is 'Neither Back Nor Forward: Acting in the Present' and will present work by over seventy international artists exploring the economic, social, and emoitional realities of contempoary society. Read more.

RICHARD BELL, PERFORMA 15, NEW YORK

Posted 23/10/2015

Richard Bell will present his major work Embassy (2013-ongoing) as part of the the sixth edition of the renowned Performa Biennial, to take place 1-22 November 2015. Celebrating its tenth annivesary, Performa was established in 2004 to highlight the significance of perfomance in 20th century art history and provide a platform for artists' performance in the 21st century.

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RICHARD BELL, GORDON BENNETT, CHRISTIAN CAPURRO, EUGENE CARCHESIO, LUCY GRIGGS, STUART RINGHOLT, KHALED SABSABI & MADONNA STAUNTON, 9/11, MOANA, PERTH

Posted 01/09/2015

Work by Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Chrisitian Capurro, Eugene Carchesio, Lucy Griggs, Stuart Ringholt, Khaled Sabsabi and Madonna Staunton is currently on display as part of 9/11 at MOANA project Space, Perth until 12 September 2015. Curated by Chelsea Hopper the exhibition reflects on the impact of the events of September 11 through the work of a selection of contemporary Australian and international artists.

RICHARD BELL: REFLEX, FIGMENT, ENGINE ROOM, MASSEY UNIVERSITY, WELLINGTON

Posted 01/09/2015

Richard Bell features in 'Reflex, Figment' opening 7:30pm tonight at the Engine Room, Massey Univeristy, Weillington. Curated by Associate Professor Heather Galbraith, the exhibition will run alongside the 'Triggering Memory' Symposium, presented by Massey Univeristy, Syracuse Univeristy and The Memory Waka until 18 September 2015. Read more.

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RICHARD BELL: IMAGINING VICTORY, BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY

Posted 05/08/2015

Richard Bell's Imagining Victory trilogy will be exhibited at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst from 7 August to 20 September 2015. The exhibition is part of a regional tour organised by Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney with the assistance of Museum & Galleries NSW.

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RICHARD BELL: FINALIST ARCHIBALD PRIZE 2015, TOURING EXHIBITION

Posted 05/08/2015

Richard Bell's work will feature as part of the Archibald Prize 2015 regional tour. The exhibition will travel to various locations locations including Art Gallery of Ballarat, New England Regional Art Museum, Tweed River Art Gallery, Manning Regional Art Gallery, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery and Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. Read more.

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LUKE ROBERTS: ART GALLERY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, SYDNEY

Posted 21/07/2015

Luke Roberts's major work In mob we trust (Richard Bell), a finalist in the 2012 Archibald Prize, is currently on display at the Art Gallery of New South Wales alongside a selection of past Archibald Prize finalists held in the collection. 

RICHARD BELL: FINALIST ARCHIBALD PRIZE 2015

Posted 09/07/2015

Richard Bell has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 'Archibald Prize', one of Australia's most prestigious art awards. The winner will be annouced 17 July 2015. The works will be on display at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney from 18 July until 27 September 2015. Read more

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VERNON AH KEE & RICHARD BELL: BLAKOUT, SYDNEY COLLEGE OF THE ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

Posted 07/05/2015

Video works by Vernon Ah Kee and Richard Bell are included in a group exhibition at the Sydney College of the Arts entitled 'BLAKOUT'. 'BLAKOUT' highlights Indigenous artists in Australia utilising video as the medium to expand beyond the confines of the painting practices which have dominated the field of Indigenous contemporary art over the past thirty years. The exhibitions runs 14 May to 6 June. Read more. 

VERNON AH KEE, RICHARD BELL, PETER KENNEDY & RAQUEL ORMELLA: SEE YOU AT THE BARRICADES, AGNSW, SYDNEY

Posted 07/05/2015

The work of Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Peter Kennedy and Raquel Ormella features as part of the upcoming group exhibition 'See you at the barricades' at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Opening 30 May, the exhibition calls attention to a ‘dissident aesthetic’ emerging in contemporary art. Increasingly, artists are adapting images of 20th-century protest movements, using flags and banners, and re-enacting historical protests.

RICHARD BELL: IMAGINING VICTORY, WESTERN PLAINS CULTURAL CENTRE, DUBBO

Posted 31/01/2015

Richard Bell's Imagining Victory trilogy will be exhibited at Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo from 7 Feb to 12 April 2015. The exhibition is part of a regional tour organised by Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney with the assistance of Museum & Galleries NSW. It will present Bell's three films, Scratch an Aussie 2008, Broken English 2009 and The Dinner Party 2013.

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RICHARD BELL: 'ACTION AT A DISTANCE' THE NAUGHTON GALLERY, BELFAST

Posted 25/10/2014

'Action at a Distance: The Life and Legacy of John Stewart Bell' is a group exhibition celebrating John Stewart Bell, the influential Northern Irish physicist who revolutionised the world's understanding of both quantum theory and the nature of the physical universe through the publication of Bell's theorem of non-locality.

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RICHARD BELL: IMAGINING VICTORY, TOURING EXHIBITION

Posted 20/10/2014

Richard Bell's Imagining Victory trilogy tours to six NSW and VIC regional centres as part of an exhibition organised by Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney with the assistance of Museum & Galleries NSW. On the road until early 2016, the exhibition presents Bell's three films, Scratch an Aussie 2008, Broken English 2009 and The Dinner Party 2013, for new audiences, elaborating on Bell's distinct language of activism.

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RICHARD BELL & KHALED SABSABI: GIVING VOICE - THE ART OF DISSENT, SALAMANCA ARTS CENTRE, HOBART

Posted 06/09/2014

Richard Bell and Khaled Sabsabi present work as part of the exhibition 'Giving Voice: The Art of Dissent' at the Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart. The exhibition runs until Sunday 14 September and surveys recent work by artists whose works condsiders pressing social and political issues facing the world today. Read more.

PROTEST SONGS, ARTFUL ACTIONS: LISMORE REGIONAL GALLERY

Posted 15/07/2014

Curated by Kezia Geddes, Lismore Regional Gallery presents a group exhibition profiling artistic activism and creative ways to bring about social change. Including the work of Richard Bell and Raquel Ormella, Protest Songs: Artful Actions opens 19 July and runs until 6 September 2014. Read more. 

Richard Bell in 'The Working Life' at the IMA

Posted 21/06/2014

Richard Bell's Scratch an Aussie 2008 is currently being exhibited as part of the 'The Working Life' exhibition at the IMA. Curated by new directors Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, the exhibition runs until 26 July.

http://www.ima.org.au/the-working-life-2/

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CONFLICT: CONTEMPORARY RESPONSES TO WAR, UQ ART MUSEUM

Posted 09/05/2014

MY COUNTRY: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM BLACK AUSTRALIA

Posted 27/03/2014

'My Country: Contemporary Art from Black Australia' opens tomorrow Friday 28 March at Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki. The exhibition presents over 100 works by over 40 artists, including Gordon Bennett, Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Judy Watson and Gordon Hookey. My Country showcases the breadth of recent work by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, and the connections the artists have with their land and nation. The exhibition runs until 20 July 2014.

RICHARD BELL: EMBASSY

Posted 15/02/2014

As part of the Perth International Arts Festival, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) is presenting a significant solo exhibition of the work of Richard Bell. Embassy runs until 27 April 2014 and is exhibited alongside South African artist William Kentridge's The Refusal of Time 2012. 

PICA is also presenting a number of public programmes expanding on the themes in Embassy and The Refusal of Time. Read more. 

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Khadim Ali & Richard Bell: Art Asia Pacific #86

Posted 12/11/2013

Art Asia Pacific #86 features a profile on Khadim Ali by Susan Acret, as well as a review of Richard Bell's Imagining Victory by Rachel Kent.

http://artasiapacific.com/Magazine/86

4th Asian Art Biennial

Posted 09/10/2013

Richard Bell is included in the 4th Asian Art Biennial, open from 5 October 2013 - 5 January 2014

http://www.asianartbiennial.org/2013en/?fluxus_portfolio=richard-bell

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Favourite Works: Vernon Ah Kee & Richard Bell

Posted 24/09/2013

Bruce McLean, curator of Indigenous art at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern art speaks about Vernon Ah Kee's triptych Neither Pride Nor Courage (2006), and Richard Bell's I Didn't Do It (2002).

Watch here: Vernon Ah Kee & Richard Bell

Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art 2013

Posted 18/09/2013

Richard Bell is included in the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art 2013, Russia. Richard Bell's installation will include a re-creation of the original Aboriginal Tent Embassy. The biennale runs from 19 September - 20 October 2013

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Richard Bell: Psychoanalysis is an Anti-Philosophy (Clemens, 2013)

Posted 15/08/2013

A still from Richard Bell's Scratch an Aussie (2008) features as the cover to Dr Justin Clemens rescent book Psychoanalysis is an Anti-Philosophy.

http://www.readings.com.au/event/justin-clemens-book-launch-0

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Voice and Reason Review

Posted 26/07/2013

A review of the Queensland Art Gallery's exhibition Voice and Reason, which includes Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Vernon Ah Kee, Tim Johnson, and Luke Roberts.

Read it here: http://www.ravencontemporary.com.au/voice-and-reason-one-of-the-most-powerful-exhibitions-youre-likely-to-see-this-year/

Richard Bell: Imagining Victory

Posted 21/06/2013

Richard Bell's major solo exhibition Imagining Victory opens 26 June at Artspace, Sydney. Bell's two existing video works Scratch an Aussie (2008) and Broken English (2009) will be shown. The trilogy will be completed with the premiere of The Dinner Party (2013). The show runs until 11 August, and will tour throughout regional New South Wales and Victoria from October 2014 to March 2016.

More information: http://www.artspace.org.au/gallery_project.php?i=184

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My Country, I Still Call Australia Home

Posted 31/05/2013

Gordon Bennett, Richard Bell, Judy Watson, Gordon Hookey, and Vernon Ah Kee will feature in My Country, I Still Call Australia Home at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. The exhibition is the Gallery’s largest survey of contemporary art by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to date. The exhibitions runs 1 June to 7 October 2013.

More information: http://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/my_country

Sakahàn: National Gallery of Canada

Posted 22/05/2013

Vernon Ah Kee and Richard Bell are currently having their works shown in Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art, held at the National Gallery of Cananda from 17 May 2013 – 02 Sep 2013.

Sakahàn is one of the most ambitious contemporary art exhibitions undertaken by the NGA.

http://www.gallery.ca/en/see/exhibitions/upcoming/details/sakahan-international-indigenous-art-4463

Richard Bell: Plan B

Posted 21/05/2013

Richard Bell is included in the exhibition Plan B, held at the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. The show runs 17 May - 7 July.

More information: http://www.bathurstart.com.au/exhibitions/up-coming/280-plan-b-contemporary-art-from-the-permanent-collection.html

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Richard Bell: Colour Theory

Posted 19/04/2013

Richard Bell hosts a new television show, Colour Theory. The first episode will air Sunday 28 April 2013 on SBS4 (National Indigenous Television channel).

More information: http://www.sbs.com.au/sbsinternational/programs/view/id/764/t/Colour-Theory

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Richard Bell: Imagining Victory

Posted 04/04/2013

Richard Bell has a significant solo exhibition, Imagining Victory, upcoming at Artspace, Sydney. The exhibition will include two major video works, Scratch an Aussie (2008) and Broken English (2009), as well as the premiere of Bell’s trilogy-culminating new work The Dinner Party (2013).

More information: http://www.artspace.org.au/gallery_project.php?i=184

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The Global Contemporary and the Rise of New Art Worlds

Posted 23/03/2013

A new book surveying contemporary art's 'new worlds', with the rise of new art scenes in Asia and the Middle East, as well as the global biennial circuit, includes Milani artist Richard Bell within an essay discussing postcolonial theory and the notion of the 'curiosity cabinet'. 

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Vernon Ah Kee and Richard Bell: Sakahàn: 1st International Quinquennial of New Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Canada.

Posted 15/02/2013

Vernon Ah Kee and Richard Bell have both been selected as artist in Sakahàn: 1st International Quinquennial of New Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Ah Kee and Bell's work will stand amongst some of their most important global contemporaries including Jimmie Durham and Teresa Margolles.

Richard Bell: The Age Newspaper

Posted 06/02/2013

Richard Bell appeared in The Age on Wednesday Feb 6 in regard to his show at the Monash University Museum of Art, Richard Bell: Lessons on Etiquette and Manners.

http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/sinister-truth-behind-the-bikini-20130205-2dwdb.html

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RICHARD BELL: LESSONS IN ETIQUETTE AND MANNERS OPENING AT THE MONASH UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART

Posted 30/01/2013

A solo exhibition of Richard Bell's work entitled Richard Bell: Lessons in Etiquette and Manners will open on February 9th from 3pm - 5pm at the Monash University Museum of Art. Lessons on Etiquette and Manners is the artist’s first in-depth presentation in Melbourne and will include a new installation, based on the original Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra in 1972. The exhibition runs from February 5th - 13 April 2013. 

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Propositions: Milani Gallery Pop Up Show.

Posted 05/12/2012

A pop up exhibition will open on Thursday 6th December from 6 - 8pm. Propositions will span over two warehouse spaces and will run from 6 - 11 December. The address is 78 Logan Rd Woolloongabba (100m down the road from Milani Gallery). 

Part One: Eugene Carchesio, Ross Manning and Sandra Selig. 

Part Two: Vernon Ah Kee, Khadim Ali, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Gordon Hookey, Peter Kennedy, Tom Nicholson, Raquel Ormella, Stuart Ringholt, Madonna Staunton, Judy Watson. 

Making Change: Celebrating the 40 Years of Australia–China Diplomatic Relations

Posted 17/11/2012

A number of artists feature in Making Change: Celebrating the 40 Years of Australia–China Diplomatic Relations, showing in Beijing and Sydney. The exhibition surveys recent work by artists who are change-makers in their perception and portrayal of modern Australia.

http://www.acp.org.au/international/events/2012_making_changes

Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art

Posted 15/11/2012

A number of artists are featured in Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art at the National Gallery of Victoria. The exhibition runs 28 September 2012 - 25 February 2013.

The accompanying catalogue: 101 Contemporary Australian Artists features the work of Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Vivienne Binns, Eugene Carchesio, Jon Cattapan, Aleks Danko, Bonita Ely, Tim Johnson, Peter Kennedy, Tom Nicholson, Rosslynd Piggott, and Gareth Sansom. 

Richard Bell and Vernon Ah Kee: Aboriginal Art - It's A White Thing Forum

Posted 31/08/2012

To launch the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair, Richard Bell and Vernon Ah Kee are part of a forum discussion at the Sydney Opera House entitled Aboriginal Art: It's A White Thing. Richard and Vernon join in conversation about art, politics and racism by two leading critics who have written extensively about Aboriginal art, Ian McLean and Rex Butler.

Follow the link to watch the conversation.

RICHARD BELL, LOUISE HEARMAN AND EUGENE CARCHESIO IN THE BASIL SELLERS ART PRIZE

Posted 18/07/2012

Richard Bell, Louise Hearman and Eugene Carchesio will exhibit in this year's Basil Sellers Art Prize at the Ian Potter Museum. The exhibition opens August 2.

http://www.sellersartprize.com.au/artists-and-exhibition/2012

Volume One: MCA Collection

Posted 04/04/2012

Currently showing at the MCA, Volume One: MCA Collection reflects upon the breadth of Australian contemporary art over the past 20 years and includes work by Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Aleks Danko, Bonita Ely, Lousie Hearman, Tim Johnson, Gareth Sansom and Gemma Smith. For more information: http://www.mca.com.au/mca-collection/volume-one-mca-collection/

RICHARD BELL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

Posted 08/01/2012

Following a successful run in Boston, Richard Bell's exhibition UZ vs Them continues to its second venue at the University of Kentucky Art Museum. The exhibition runs February 12 to May 6, 2012. More details here: http://www.uky.edu/ArtMuseum/exhibitions.html

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Richard Bell in Edge of Elsewhere

Posted 08/01/2012

Richard Bell will exhibit  in the third and final installment of Edge of Elsewhere, opening at Campbelltown Arts Centre as part of the Sydney Festival. Bell will present an installation of films and documentation surrounding the protests against the 1982 Commonwealth Games. The works include a forum on January 14 where panel members will discuss if Aborigines as a people are better or worse off than they were in 1982. The exhibition opens on January 13.

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Parallel Collisions: 2012 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art

Posted 28/10/2011

Richard Bell has been selected for the 2012 Adelaide Biennial of Australian art. Curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor and Natasha Bullock Parallel Collisions will "explore ways in which ideas emerge, coonverge and re-form through time". Richard Bell will create a site specific wall painting for the exhibition. 

Parallel Collisions: 2012 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art,  2 March - 29 April, 2012, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

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Ten Years of Contemporary Australian Art: The James C. Sourris AM Collection

Posted 22/10/2011

A number of artists represented by Milani Gallery will be included in an upcoming exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.

Ten Years of Contemporary Art features highlights from the collection of James C. Sourris AM.

For more information: http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/ten_years_of_contemporary_art_the_james_c_sourris_am_collection

RECLAIMED: CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN ART @ BATHURST REGIONAL ART GALLERY

Posted 22/10/2011

Works by Richard Bell and Judy Watson are currently on display as part of an exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art at the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. Curated by Richard Perram, Reclaimed features work by seven leading contemporary Indigenous Australian artists. The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue, featuring an essay by Daniel Browning. Reclaimed, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, 7 October - 20 November, 2011. http://www.bathurstart.com.au/

Eugene Carchesio and Richard Bell: Basil Sellers Art Prize 2012

Posted 23/09/2011

Eugene Carchesio and Richard Bell have been selected as finalists for the 2012 Basil Sellers Art Prize.  The biannual, $100 000 prize seeks to 'encourage contemporary artists to engage with the many themes within sport past and present, and to contribute to critical reflection on all forms of sport and sporting culture in Australia'. The winner will be announced at the opening of an exhibition of shortlisted finalists' work at the Ian Potter Musuem, University of Melbourne, in August 2012. For more information:http://www.sellersartprize.com.au/artists-and-exhibition/2012/

Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell & Gordon Hookey @ Kick Arts

Posted 18/08/2011

Works by Gordon Hookey, Richard Bell and Vernon Ah Kee will feature in an upcoming exhibition at Kick Arts, Cairns. The artists will be exhibiting new work as part of ProppaNow's group exhibition, The Black See.  In addition to the exhibition, an installation of large paintings  by Gordon Hookey entiitled The Deadly See Scrolls will also be in display at Kick Arts. The Black See, 19 August - 5 November 2011, Kick Arts Contemporary Arts, Cairns. For more information: http://kickarts.org.au/exhibitions/current/147/

 

 

Richard Bell: The Global Contemporary, Art Worlds After 1989

Posted 02/08/2011

Richard Bell's work has been selected for a global survey exhibition of contemporary art to be held at the ZKM Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, opening later this year.

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Richard Bell & Damiano Bertoli @ Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

Posted 08/02/2011

Video works by Richard Bell and Damiano Bertoli will be screened at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography later this month. Bell and Bertoli's works have been selected by curator Mark Feary for a program of Australian and New Zealand video art, to be screened as part of the Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions. February 18 - 27, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. For more information: http://www.yebizo.com/#artists

Richard Bell: 21st Century

Posted 26/11/2010

Richard Bell has been selected as one of the artists whose work will feature in a major upcoming exhibition at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane. 21st Century: Art from the first decade, will feature over 200 works by more than 140 Australian and international artists. The exhibition will survey directions in artist practice from the first ten years of the new millennium.  Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 18 December 2010 - 24 April 2011. For more information: http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/21st_Century

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Art + Soul on ABC 1

Posted 13/10/2010

Richard Bell and Judy Watson feature in a new documentary series screening on ABC1. Written and presented by Hetti Perkins, curator of Indigenous art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art + Soul is a three part documentary series that considers the practice of a number of leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from across the country. The series is accompanied by a major new publication from Melbourne University Press, as well as an exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Art + Soul, ABC1, Thursday, 8:30 pm.

Jus' Drawn

Posted 28/08/2010

Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell and Gordon Hookey are exhibiting drawings as part of Jus' Drawn at the Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne until 12 September. Jus' Drawn considers the drawing practice of the Brisbane based Indigenous artists' collective ProppaNow. Images of the exhibition can be viewed on this website: http://www.milanigallery.com.au/exhibit/jus-drawn

 

 

2010 Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards

Posted 03/08/2010

Richard Bell & Judy Watson are finalists in this year's Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards. Both artists have recent works on display at the Art Gallery of Western Australia as part of the award exhibition, which runs until 3 January 2010. For more information:http://www.artgallery.wa.gov.au/WAIAA-2010/wa-indigenous-art-awards.asp

100 Years: Highlights from the University of Queensland Art Collection April 16 - July 4

Posted 17/04/2010

Historic and contemporary artworks will be juxtaposed in an exhibition that highlights the depth of collecting at UQ. Many artists are on display through July 4, including Ian Burn, Luke Roberts, Richard Bell, Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon Bennett, Sandra Selig, Eugene Carchesio, Judy Watson, Tim Johnson, Madonna Staunton and many more. Read more here:  http://www.uq.edu.au/centenary/100-years-100-artworks

PROPPANOW AT THE ADELAIDE BIENNALE

Posted 13/02/2010

Richard Bell, Gordon Hookey and Vernon Ah Kee will exhibit in Putsch at Tandanya. This will be the first ProppaNow exhibition outside Queensland.

AFA TOURS RICHARD BELL EXHIBITION

Posted 13/02/2010

Following his residency and exhibition I am not Sorry at Location One, the American Federation of Arts (AFA) is touring an expanded version of the show, curated by Maura Reilly, to six locations in North America. The exhibition title is Uz vs Them. Further details to be announced.

Read more here:   http://www.afaweb.org/exhibitions/details/bell.php

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Richard Bell: I am Not Sorry @ Location One, NY

Posted 29/10/2009

Richard Bell's exhibition I Am Not Sorry at Location One in New York has been extended to December 23, 2009. Images of his show can be viewed on our website: http://www.milanigallery.com.au/exhibit/i-am-not-sorry

For more information, please see Location One's website: http://www.location1.org/richard-bell-i-am-not-sorry/

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Richard Bell at Location One Has Been Extended

Posted 22/10/2009

Richard Bell's show I Am Not Sorry at Location One in New York has been extended to December 23, 2009.

Images of his show can be viewed here: http://www.milanigallery.com.au/exhibit/i-am-not-sorry  

For more information, please look to Location One's website: http://www.location1.org/richard-bell-i-am-not-sorry/

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Richard Bell at Location One

Posted 07/10/2009

An exhibition of Richard Bell's work will go on display at Location One, New York in October. Curated by Maura Reily,  Richard Bell: I Am Not Sorry will feature works from the early 1990s through to the present, and will be accompanied by a new publication on Bell's work.  Bell is also the recipient of Location One's International Fellowship for 2009-10. Awarded to an outstanding mid career or established artist by Location One's international committee, Bell will begin the ten month residency in New York this October.

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Terra Nullius

Posted 06/06/2009

An exhibition of contemporary Australian art at HALLE 14 in Leipzig, Germany  features works by Richard Bell, Vernon Ah Kee, Gordon HookeyMike Parr & Judy Watson. Terra Nullius, curated by Frank Motz and Deborah Kelly, HALLE 14, Leipzig, Germany, 1 May - 26 July, 2009.http://www.halle14.org/ausstellungen.html