Author Archives: Jane Devery

About Jane Devery

Curator, Contemporary Art

Melbourne Now countdown – day 44

Melbourne artist Tomislav Nikolic (b. 1970) is known for luminous abstract paintings that draw on a wide range of references from classical art to Minimalism, from popular culture to esoteric colour theory.   JD: For Melbourne Now you are presenting …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 51

Stephen Bram (born Melbourne 1961) is renowned for works that investigate relationships between painting, the representation of architectural space and the everyday world.  Since the late 1980s his abstract geometric paintings, drawings, large-scale wall-based works, light installations, films and spatial …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 71

In the lead up to Melbourne Now, a number of artists are making new works that engage with the NGV Collection. Arlo Mountford is one such artist who has been working closely with curators, cataloguers and registration staff, undertaking research …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 88

Caleb Shea is one of a number of artists making new work for Melbourne Now. From late November when the exhibition opens, the sculpture terrace at NGV International will come alive with the artist’s colourful geometric constructions.   Shea draws …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 97

Melbourne artist Alasdair McLuckie will present a series of new works in Melbourne Now. Elaborating an intoxicating brew of analytical cubism, voodoo modernism, neo-folk and craft traditions, his beaded paintings and graphic sculptures involve drawing, sculpting and crafting to explore …  More