Australia Week in Review: Yarn Bombing, Giant Aboriginal Art, Tribeca Trophies, and More...

Australia Week in Review: Yarn Bombing, Giant Aboriginal Art, Tribeca Trophies, and More...
Aboriginal Artist Lena Nyadbi, Warmun Art Centre 2013. Photo by Jonathan Kimberley
(Courtesy Warmun Art Centre)

Missed our key stories this week in Australia? BLOUIN ARTINFO brings you a quick recap:

Callum Morton and Cigdem Aydemir were announced as the winners of the acquisitive 2013 Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize

 

Nicholas Forrest explored the work of two artists with Australian connections that are being exhibited at Frieze New York 2013

– World renowned textile artist and knit graffiti extraordinaire Magda Sayeg created an incredible yarn installation to celebrate the launch of the The Woolmark Company’s 2013 Campaign for Wool in Australia.

Australian-produced film “The Rocket” took out the Best Narrative Feature award, the Heineken Audience award, and the Best Actor in a Narrative Feature Film award at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.

– Details were revealed of a giant work of art by Australian Aboriginal artist Lena Nyadbi that will be installed on the roof of the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris. The 700 square-metre installation will be viewable from the Eiffel Tower and accessible by Google Earth users.

Nicholas Forrest reviewed the highly successful April 24 Deutscher and Hackett auction of Australian Art