Ben Quilty: THE EMU MAN

Date 14 July - 24 August 2022
Location Sprovieri Gallery, London

Arndt Art Agency is very pleased to collaborate on a solo exhibition at Sprovieri Gallery in London by one of Australia’s most acclaimed living painters, Ben Quilty. Entitled “THE EMU MAN”, this curated selection of works will include recent figurative and expressionist paintings that directly reference the environment of Covid lockdowns and the Australian landscape via the artist’s characteristic impasto painting style.

About the Artist

Ben Quilty (b.1973, Sydney, Australia; lives and works in Sydney) holds the Doug Moran Portrait Prize, the Prudential Eye Award for Contemporary Art, and the Archibald Prize. He has had solo exhibitions at Saatchi Gallery, London; Cairns Art Gallery, Australia; Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, Australia; Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, Australia; and Arndt Agency, Berlin, Germany. In 2019, Quilty had his first major survey exhibition across Australia at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Ben Quilty’s work is represented in many public Australian collections that include: the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; among others.

Image credit: Ben Quilty, Arooma Rorschach, After Heysen, 2021, Oil on linen, 202 x 360cm (two panels). Courtesy the artist and Arndt Art Agency, Photographer: Mim Stirling.

About Arndt Art Agency

  • Arndt Art Agency provides a select group of artists with consulting and management services. We advise private collections, corporations and museums and organise exhibitions around the globe.

    Founded in 2016, Arndt Art Agency maintains offices in Berlin, London and Melbourne – with strong connections to Australia. The agency draws upon an accumulation of over 60 years of professional experience within the global art world across the regions of Europe, America, Asia and the surrounding Pacific region.

    We believe that the arts industry and its markets are truly global and that insightful navigation across this landscape is key.

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