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Exhibition: David Griggs | "Mankini Island"

Studio view, David Griggs, 2019. photo: Luis Power
When

Friday 7 February from 6pm to 8pm Saturday 8 February from 11am to 6pm Tuesday 11 February from 10am to 6pm Wednesday 12 February from 10am to 6pm Thursday 13 February from 10am to 6pm Friday 14 February from 10am to 6pm Saturday 15 February from 11am to 6pm Tuesday 18 February from 10am to 6pm Wednesday 19 February from 10am to 6pm Thursday 20 February from 10am to 6pm Friday 21 February from 10am to 6pm Saturday 22 February from 11am to 6pm Tuesday 25 February from 10am to 6pm Wednesday 26 February from 10am to 6pm Thursday 27 February from 10am to 6pm Friday 28 February from 10am to 6pm Saturday 29 February from 11am to 6pm

Cost

Free

We are delighted to announce that we will be presenting a new body of work by David Griggs in February 2020.

David Griggs has exhibited extensively throughout Australia and South East Asia, including notable exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney; Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne; Blacktown Arts Centre, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; Artspace Sydney; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney and Manilla Contemporary, Philippines.

This includes “New York Paris London Rome Manila City Jail”, at Green Papaya Art Projects in Manila as part of a cooperation with Asia Link and the Australian Embassy (2009). Griggs also presented a major survey exhibition “Between Nature and Sin”, which is toured Australia until late 2019.

Griggs has been selected as finalist in the 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Archibald Prizes. In 2018 David Griggs was announced as the Artspace Sydney artist in residence. In 2003, Griggs was awarded the Freedman Foundation Traveling Scholarship for Emerging Artists, the Willoughby City Art Prize in 2001; and in 1997 the Sir William Dobell Art Scholarship.

Griggs’ work is held in major museum collections in Australia as well as important corporate and private collections internationally, including the Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane; Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney; University of Queensland and the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney; Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth; Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, NSW; The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney and the Joyce Nissan Collection, Melbourne.

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