Australia Week in Review: Sculpture Prizes, Photographer Polly Borland, and AES+F's "Angels-Demons"
Missed our key stories this week in Australia? BLOUIN ARTINFO brings you a quick recap:
— Nicholas Forrest spoke to Australian-born, Los Angeles-based photographer Polly Borland about the recently released documentary on her fascinating life and career.
— Melbourne artist Fredrick White was announced as the 2013 winner of the $30,000 acquisitive Montalto Sculpture Prize for his sculpture “Abundance.”
— Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) released the Installation Edition of their “living” Anish Kapoor e-publication launched in conjunction with their Anish Kapoor exhibition.
— Cartier transformed the MCA’s Foundation Hall into a magical and ephemeral garden featuring exquisite and precious creations inspired by flora and fauna.
— Australian artist Louis Pratt’s beautiful sculpture “Voyeur” was announced as the winner of the inaugural $100,000 acquisitive Mt Buller Sculpture Award.
— Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art unveiled the first work purchased through the new MCA Foundation, a major work by Gordon Bennett titled “Home Décor (Relative/Absolute) Flowers for Mathinna #2 (1999).”
— Finally, Nicholas Forrest explores Russian art collective AES+F’s “Angels-Demons” exhibition at Sydney’s Anna Schwartz Gallery and explains why it is a show that matters.