Matthew Sleeth - Claire Oliver Gallery

Matthew Sleeth

“Over many years I have explored concepts of ‘algorithmic control’ in my work’” says Sleeth, “I have been particularly interested in signs as a cultural iconography; I am both seduced by their elegance and uneasy with their Orwellian effectiveness. These roadmaps of sorts are the rules we live by; they are the software that controls the way we negotiate our environment. I have long been fascinated by these sets of instructions that hold such sway over us. Why is it so difficult to ignore a sign?”

October 27, 2016 to December 3, 2016

Claire Oliver Gallery

View exhibit press release (pdf)

Australian artist Matthew Sleeth seeks to draw attention to how signs “program” us to behave in a prescribed manner. By adopting their form and aesthetic while misappropriating their ideology, Sleeth has constructed a series of sculptural works that question the dogma of a politically correct society. In Rules to Live By, the artist suggests we delve beyond superficiality for a deeper meaning in life. The texts featured in these works will be sourced from a combination of found, combined, appropriated or completely invented signs or instructions.

Public Collections:

  • Artbank, Sydney
  • Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney
  • Australian War Memorial, Canberra
  • Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark
  • City of Boroondara Collection,
  • MelbourneHorsham Art Gallery, Horsham
  • La Trobe University Art Museum,
  • MelbourneLyons House Museum, Melbourne
  • Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
  • Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
  • The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • National Library of Australia, Canberra
  • National Portrait Gallery, Canberra
  • Queensland University Technology, Brisbane
  • State Library of N.S.W, Sydney
  • State Library of Queensland, Brisbane
  • State Library of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Tweed Heads Regional Gallery, Tweed Heads

Awards:

  • Development Grant, Australia Council · 2017
  • Good Pitch, Opera House, Sydney · 2016
  • Hive Fund – Adelaide Film Festival, ABC, Screen Australia · 2016
  • New Work Grant, Australia Council · 2016
  • Performing Arts Development Grant, City of Melbourne · 2014
  • New Work Grant (Mid-Career), Australia Council · 2014
  • Arts Development Grant (Project), Arts Victoria · 2013
  • Arts Development Grant (Project), Arts Victoria · 2013
  • Siemens/RMIT Art Award, Melbourne · 2010
  • Development fund Grant, RMIT, Melbourne · 2010
  • Cultural Exchange Grant (International), Arts Victoria · 2009
  • New Work Grant Austrailia Council · 2008
  • Book of the Year, Photo Espana, Madrid, Spain · 2008
  • Arts Development Grant (Presentation), Arts Victoria · 2007
  • Tokyo studio residency, Australia Council · 2006
  • Finalist, Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Art Photography Award Gold Coast Arts Centre · 2006
  • Finalist, City Of Perth Photomedia Award Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) · 2006
  • Tokyo studio residency, Australia Council · 2005
  • Finalist, Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Art Photography Award Gold Coast Arts Centre · 2005
  • Finalist, City Of Perth Photomedia Award Perth Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA) · 2005
  • Shortlist, Prix du Livre Rencontres International Photographie, Arles, France · 200
  • Finalist, Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Art Photography Award Gold Coast Arts Centre · 2004
  • Finalist, Citibank Portrait Prize Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney · 2004
  • Finalist, Leica/CCP Documentary Photography Award Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne · 2003
  • Best Color Photography (Editorial) Folio Awards, New York · 2002
  • Finalist, Prix du Festival Off Rencontres International Photographie, Arles, France · 2002
  • Documentary Award Summer Salon, CCP, Melbourne · 2001
  • Finalist, Leica/CCP Documentary Photography Award Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne · 2001
  • 30 under 30” Photo District News (PDN) Magazine, New York · 2000
  • Finalist, Leica/CCP Documentary Photography Award Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne · 1997
  • Documentary Award Summer Salon, CCP, Melbourne · 1996
  • Ernst Haas Awards – Student Category New York · 1995
  • Finalist, Felix H. Man Memorial Prize. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne · 1993

Solo Exhibitions:

  • Rosebud, The Lyon Collection, Town Hall Gallery, Melbourne · 2018
  • It Was All A Dream, PULSE Miami Special Project, Miami Beach, FL · 2017
  • The End, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne · 2017
  • Rules to Live By, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY · 2016
  • Magnificent Obsessions, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, · 2015
  • Intentionally Left Blank, Trocadero Art Space, Melbourne · 2014
  • Representation and Reproduction: a love story, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology · 2014
  • The Last Carpark, WestSpace, Melbourne (Liquid Architecture Festival of Sound Art · 2013
  • The Generative Freeway Project, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney (ISEA 2013) · 2013
  • The Rise and Fall of Western Civilization (And Other Obvious Metaphors), Claire Oliver Gallery, New York · 2012
  • Various Positions, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York · 2009
  • Ten Series, Aperture Gallery, New York. · 2008
  • Melbourne International Arts Festival, Australia · 2008
  • Next @ Art Chicago, represented by Claire Oliver Gallery · 2008
  • Pattern Recognition, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Australia · 2008
  • Matthew Sleeth: Photographs, Galleri Hornbaek, Denmark · 2007
  • Matthew Sleeth: 2004-07, Gallery at The Depot Gallery, Sydney · 2007
  • Matthew Sleeth, Art Sydney 07 (Next Generation), Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney · 2007
  • Ten Series, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney · 2007
  • Mixed Tape, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne · 2007
  • Rosebud, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington, Victoria· 2007
  • Mixed Tape, The Convent Gallery, Daylesford Foto Biennale, Daylesford, Victoria· 2007
  • Silver’s Circus, Victorian Arts Centre, Melbourne· 2007
  • 12 Views of Mount Fuji, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane· 2007
  • Call Of The Wild, Fyrtøjet, Odense Photo Triennial, Denmark · 2006
  • Rosebud, Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney· 2006
  • Pictured, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne· 2006
  • Rosebud, Fremantle Prison, Fotofreo Festival, Fremantle, Western Australia· 2006
  • Roaring Days, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Horsham, Victoria· 2005
  • Red China, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne· 2005
  • Tour Of Duty, Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne · 2004
  • Roaring Days, National Trust, Melbourne · 2004
  • Survey, Gallery at The Depot Gallery, Sydney· 2004
  • Feet, Citylights, Melbourne· 2003
  • Tour Of Duty, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne· 2002
  • Roaring Days, Leica Gallery, Tokyo· 2001
  • Tour Of Duty, Boccalero Gallery, Los Angeles · 2001
  • Roaring Days, Saba Gallery, New York · 2000
  • Roaring Days, Photographers’ Gallery, Melbourne· 1998
  • Roaring Days, Stills Gallery, Sydney · 1998
  • Silvers Circus, Leica Gallery, Solms, Germany · 1998
  • Short Stories, Ararat Art Gallery, Ararat, Victoria· 1997
  • Boys, Warrnambool Art Gallery, Warrnambool, Victoria· 1997
  • Boys, Prostitutes Collective of Victoria, Melbourne· 1997
  • Short Stories, Stills Gallery, Sydney· 1996
  • Short Stories, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Horsham, Victoria· 1996
  • Short Stories, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne· 1996

Film:

  • Guilty (2017, 80 mins)
    Director/Co-writer
    Produced by Savage Films in association with Adelaide Film Festival, ABC, Screen Australia, Film Victoria and Australian Council for the arts.

Performance:

  • A Drone Opera
    Creator/Director
    Commissioned by Experimenta Media Arts
    presented by Arts House at Meat Market, Melbourne
    10-13th September 2015.

Group Exhibitions:

  • Another Day in Paradise, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo · 2018
  • Another Day in Paradise, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Canberra · 2018
  • PULSE Miami, Claire Oliver Gallery, Miami Beach FL · 2017
  • The Bowness Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne · 2017
  • Another Day in Paradise, Campelitown Arts Center · 2017
  • The Traveler, The Lyon Collection, TownHall Gallery, Melbourne · 2016
  • The Rabbit Hole, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH · 2015
  • Australian Artist in Bali, McCelland Sculpture Park and Gallery, Melbourne · 2015
  • Highlights from the MGA Collection, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne · 2015
  • Data Flow, Town Hall Gallery, Melbourne · 2015
  • The Future is Here, RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne (London Design Museum) · 2014
  • Gifted Artists, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra · 2014
  • China Stories, Rencontres International Photographie, Arles, France · 2014
  • Wildcards: Bill Henson shuffles the deck, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne · 2014
  • Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne · 2013
  • China Stories, Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art, Tbilisi · 2013
  • Things, National Library of Australia, Canberra · 2013
  • Negotiating This World, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne · 2012
  • Beyond Bling, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY · 2012
  • LUMEN Festival of Video Art, Staten Island Waterfront, New York · 2011
  • The Typhoon Continues and So Do You, Flux Factory, New York · 2011
  • The Penis Show, Mario D’Agostino, London · 2011
  • Contemporary Encounters, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne · 2010
  • Tropical Lab, La Salle Gallery, Singapore · 2010
  • Warzone, Fries Museum, Noorderlicht Festival, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands · 2010
  • Marks Of Honour, Photographers’ Gallery, London · 2010
  • Weapons of Mass Consumption, Town Hall Gallery, Melbourne · 2010
  • Growing Pains, Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia · 2010
  • L.A.F Project, Prague · 2010
  • Snapshot: Contemporary Photo Media, La Trobe University Museum of Art, Melbourne · 2010
  • Snap!, UTS Gallery, Sydney · 2009
  • Long Distance Vision: Three Australian Photographers, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne · 2009
  • Anticipation, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York · 2009
  • Marks Of Honour, Kaune Sudendorf, Cologne · 2009
  • Marks Of Honour, FOAM Museum, Amsterdam · 2009
  • New, Next, Now, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York · 2008
  • Photo-Electric, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York · 2008
  • The Truth of the Matter, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne · 2008
  • Holding On, Letting Go, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne · 2008
  • Wilson HTM National Art Prize, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane · 2008
  • Bridging The Distance, National Library Australia, Canberra· 2008
  • Memoirs: Selected Photographs from the Daryl Hewson Collection, State Library Of Queensland, Brisbane · 2008
  • Victorians On Vacation, Keith Murdoch Gallery, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne· 2007
  • Mysteries, F Galerija, Kaunas Photo 07, Kaunas, Lithuania · 2007
  • Blast!, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Redcliffe, Queensland. (Touring to Logan Art Gallery, Logan, Queensland) · 2007
  • One Shot Each, Museet for Fotokunst Brandts, Odense, Denmark · 2007
  • The Photography Show 07, 7th Regiment Armory, New York · 2007
  • Lessons In History–Vol 1, Grahame Galleries, Brisbane · 2007
  • Australian Art, Australian Embassy, Berlin · 2007
  • On The beach, City Museum, Melbourne · 2006
  • Soft To The Touch, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Victoria · 2006
  • City Of Perth Photomedia Prize, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art · 2006
  • Another Asia, Fries Museum, Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands · 2006
  • Bookish – an exhibition of Artist’s Books, Australian Galleries, Melbourne· 2006
  • Genius Loci, 8th International Festival of Photography, Athens, Greece· 2006
  • Light Sensitive: Contemporary Australian Photography, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne· 2006
  • Micro Macro City, 10th International Architecture Biennale, Australian Pavilion, Venice· 2006
  • Recent Acquisitions: Photographs from the MGA collection, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne· 2006
  • Ulrick and Schubert Award, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Queensland· 2006
  • Australian Photography: Landscape and Cityscape, Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney · 2005
  • After The Fact, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin Photography Festival, Berlin · 2005
  • Space Between Words, Queensland Centre for Photography, Brisbane · 2005
  • Ulrick and Schubert Award, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Queensland · 2005
  • Eye For Photography, State Library of NSW, Sydney · 2005
  • In A New Light, National Library Australia, Canberra · 2004
  • City Of Perth Photomedia Prize, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art · 2004
  • Written With Darkness: from The Patrick Corrigan Collection, UTS Gallery, Sydney · 2004
  • Ulrick and Schubert Award, Gold Coast Arts Centre, Queensland · 2004
  • Citibank Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney · 2004
  • The Bottom Line, Span Galleries, Melbourne · 2004
  • Leica/CCP Documentary Photography Award, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne · 2003
  • New Portraiture, Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne. (CCP satellite exhibition) · 2003
  • Images Against War, Gallery Licktblick, Koln · 2003
  • M.33 Projected: 10 Years, (Projection), Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne · 2003
  • Images Of Australian Men, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne · 2002
  • Tour Of Duty, (Projection), Voies Off, Rencontres International Photographie, Arles, France · 2002
  • Phiction, Horsham Art Gallery, Victoria· 2001
  • Family, State Library of NSW, Sydney · 2001
  • Leica/CCP Documentary Photography Award, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne · 2001
  • Magic Moments II, Leica Gallery, New York · 2000
  • Endangered Species, Horsham Art Gallery, Victoria · 1997
  • Leica/CCP Documentary Photography Award, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne · 1997
  • Rage To See, Opera House, Sydney · 1996
  • Felix H. Man Memorial Prize, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne · 1993

Publications:

  • The Future is Here, essay by Fleur Watson (RMIT Design Hub, Melbourne, 2014)
  • Kenny, Anusha The Last Carpark, Liquid Architecture, August 2013
  • Sonic City, essay by Kristen Sharp, (Liquid Architecture Festival, Melbourne, 2013)
  • Delany, Max Melbourne Now, (National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne, 2013)
  • Hassell, Multitudes, (Uro, Melbourne, 2013)
  • Hulbert, Shane & Hulbert, Tammy, Lumens Festival, (Australian Scholarly Publications, Melbourne, 2013)
  • Gellatly, Kelly 101 Contemporary Australian Artists, (National Gallery Victoria, Melbourne, 2012)
  • Lyons, more…The Architecture of Lyons, (Thames & Hudson, Melbourne, 2012)
  • Snapshot: Contemporary Photo Media, essay by Hannah Elliott, (La Trobe Uni Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2010)
  • Van Wyk, Susan. Long Distance Vision: Three Australian Photographers. Melbourne: NGV, 2009.
  • Schaden, Christoph. Marks of Honor. Cologne: Schaden, 2008.
  • Smith, Jason. Pattern Recognition. Melbourne: Sophie Gannon Gallery, 2008.
  • Melbourne International Arts Festival 2008. Melbourne: MIAF, 2008.
  • Wilson HTM National Art Prize. Brisbane: Artworkers, 2008.
  • Ten Series/106 Photographs. New York: Aperture, 2007.
  • Badger, Gerry. The Genius of Photography. London: Quadrille, 2007.
  • Brandwijk, Yvonne. 8 past 8. The Netherlands: Zwann, 2007.
  • Ennis, Helen. Photography and Australia. London: Reaktion Books, 2007.
  • Matthew Sleeth: 2004-07. Sydney: Josef Lebovic Gallery, 2007.
  • Art Sydney 07. Sydney: Art Sydney 07, 2007.
  • Thrane, Finn. One Shot Each. Odense: Museet For Fotokunst Brandts, 2007.
  • Mixed Tape. Melbourne: Sophie Gannon Gallery, 2007.
  • Adlington, Brett. Blast! Redcliffe: Redcliffe City Art Gallery, 2007.
  • The Photography Show 2007. New York: AIPAD, 2007.
  • Moorfoot, Jeff. Daylesford Foto Biennale 2007. Daylesford: Daylesford Foto Biennale, 2007.
  • 12 Views Of Mount Fuji. Brsibane: Jan Manton Art, 2007.
  • Badger, Gerry. Tour Of Duty, The Photobook: A History. Volume 2. London: Phaidon, 2006.
  • Badger, Gerry. The Concerned Photobook since WWII, The Photobook: A History. Volume 2. London: Phaidon,2006.
  • McCulloch, Alan, Susan & Emily. Encyclopedia of Australian Art: Melbourne: Aus Art Editions, 2006.
  • Bel-Bachir, Gilbert. In Transit. Sydney: Alliance Francaise, 2006.
  • Light Sensitive: Contemporary Australian Photography. Melbourne: National Gallery Victoria, 2006.
  • Bertram, Nigel & Murray, Shane. Micro Macro City, 10th International Architecture Biennale Venice. Canberra: RAIA, 2006.
  • Foster, Alasdair. Fotofreo 2006. Fremantle: City Of Fremantle, 2006.
  • Melis, Wim. Noorderlicht: Another Asia. Groningen: Noorderlicht Photofestival, 2006.
  • Milne, Peter. Pictured. Melbourne: Monash Gallery of Art, 2006.
  • Rosebud. Sydney: Josef Lebovic Gallery, 2006.
  • Thrane, Finn. Odense Foto Triennial 2006. Odense: Odense Foto Triennial, 2006.
  • Walsh, John. Ulrick + Schubert Photography Award. Gold Coast: Gold Coast Arts Centre, 2006.
  • City Of Perth Photomedia Award. Perth: PICA, 2006.
  • Red China. Edition of 15. Sydney: Josef Lebovic Gallery, 2005.
  • Bamfield, Audrey. National Purchase Award. Albury: Albury City Art Gallery, 2005.
  • Palmer, Daniel (Ed). Photogenic: CCP 2000-2004. Melbourne: Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2005.
  • Lundström, Jan-Erik. 1st Berlin Photography Festival. Berlin: Berlin Photography Festival, 2005.
  • Palmer, Daniel. The Great Leap Forward. Melbourne: Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2005.
  • Pedersen, Courtney. Space Between Words. Brisbane: Queensland Centre for Photography, 2005.
  • Walsh, John. Ulrick + Schubert Photography Award. Gold Coast: Gold Coast Arts Centre, 2005.
  • Opfikon. Melbourne: M.33, 2004.
  • Call Of The Wild. Edition of 15. Sydney: Josef Lebovic Gallery, 2004.
  • Survey. Sydney: Josef Lebovic Gallery, 2004.
  • Dwyer, Tessa. The Bottom Line. Melbourne: M.33, 2004.
  • Lebovic, Josef. Australian Photography 1928-2004. Sydney: Josef Lebovic Gallery, 2004.
  • Gibson, Ross. Written With Darkness. Sydney: UTS, 2004.
  • 17th Internationale Photoszene Cologne. Cologne: Stadt Cologne, 2004.
  • City Of Perth Photomedia Award. Perth: PICA, 2004.
  • Bamfield, Audrey. National Purchase Award. Albury: Albury City Art Gallery, 2003.
  • Frajman, Helen. M.33 Projected. Melbourne: M.33/ACMI, 2003.
  • Papastergiadis, Nikos. Leica/CCP Documentary Award. Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2003.
  • home + away. Melbourne: M.33, 2003.
  • Tour Of Duty . Melbourne: Hardie Grant Books, 2002.
  • Scott, Jane. Images of Australian Men. Melbourne: Monash Gallery of Art, 2002.
  • Palmer, Daniel. The Bank Book. Melbourne: M.33, 2001.
  • Sleeth, Matthew (Ed). 15-21* The Stuff That Surrounds Us. Melbourne: City Of Boroondara, 2001.
  • Davies, Allan. Family. Sydney: State Library of NSW, 2001.
  • Dwyer, Tessa. Leica/CCP Documentary Award. Melbourne: Centre for Contemporary Photography, 2001.
  • James, Paul. Tour Of Duty. Los Angeles: Boccalero Gallery, 2001.
  • McArdle, James. Phicton. Horsham: Horsham Art Gallery, 2001.
  • Roaring Days. Melbourne: M.33, 1998.
  • Thomas, Michael. Roaring Days. Melbourne: M.33,1998.
  • Bull, Tas. Life On The Waterfront. Sydney: Harper Collins, 1998.
  • Lowenstein, Wendy. Under The Hook. Melbourne: Bookworkers Press, 1998.
  • Ennis, Helen. Leica/CCP Documentary Award. Melbourne: Centre for Contemporary Photography, 1997.
  • Thomas, Michael. Untitled. Short Stories catalogue. Melbourne: M.33, 1996.
  • Owen-Fox, Stuart (Ed). Beyond Black and White. Melbourne: Portside Editions, 1996.
  • Circus Capers, Melbourne: Caulfield Arts Centre, 1995.
  • Van Wyk, Susan. Felix H. Man Memorial Prize. Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria, 1993.

Articles and Reviews:

  • Cassrels, Deborah The Art of Salvation, The Australian, 6 September 2014
  • Colless, Edward What Now: Matthew Sleeth, Art Collector #58: October–December 2011
  • McGhie, Alistair For The Boys, Portrait: April/May 2011
  • Dean, Bec. “Pattern Recognition.”
  • “’The Rise and Fall of Western Civilization’ by Matthew Sleeth.” According2G. 9 December 2011.
  • Colless, Edward. “Matthew Sleeth.” Australian Art Collector. October/December 2011.
  • “Wicked Artsy: Private and Public Photography.” The L Magazine. 10 April 2009.
  • Morrell, Timothy. “Top Five Public Gallery Shows: Matthew Sleeth.” Art Collector. January/March 2009.
  • Harper, Alison. “Matthew Sleeth and Josef Lebovic.” Australian Art Market Report. Autumn 2008.
  • Webb, Penny. “Take A Holiday Look At How We Used To Take A Holiday.” The Age. 1 January 2008.
  • Crawford, Ashley. “Matthew Sleeth, 50 Most Collectable Artists.” Art Collector. January/March 2008.
  • Jolly, Martyn. “Matthew Sleeth: Ten Series/106 Photographs.” Photofile. Summer 2008.
  • Lazauskas, Rita. “Daylesford Foto Biennale.” Photofile. Summer 2008.
  • Smyth, Diane. “Baby Face.” British Journal of Photography. 19 December 2007.
  • Smyth, Diane. “Book This: Recent Favourites.” British Journal of Photography. 5 December 2007.
  • Jones, Jennie. “All Fired Up For The Camera.” Daily Telegraph. 15 October 2007.
  • McFarlane, Robert. “Images of Life’s Ups and Downs.” Sydney Morning Herald. 23 October 2007.
  • Roberts, Jo. “Noticed By The Best, For Even More Success.” Sydney Morning Herald. 5 October 2007.
  • Roberts, Jo. “Australian Photographer Captures Focus of Esteemed Arbiter.” The Age. 4 October 2007.
  • Makin, Jeff. “Matthew Sleeth: Mixed Tape.” The Herald Sun. 11 August 2007.
  • Rhodes, Kate. “Mixed Tape.” 2007.
  • Colless, Edward. “Mixed Tape.” 2007.
  • Kirkham, Alex. “Rosebud Summers Relived.” The Mail. 18 July 2007.
  • Frost, Andrew. “The Art Life (Episode 1).” ABC Television, broadcast (Australia). 19 June 2007.
  • Colless, Edward. “World Vision.” Art Collector #41. July/September 2007.
  • Pedler, Martin. “On The Beach.” Mini International #24.
  • Boyd, Chris. “A Lens Aimed At Undermining the Idea Of Truth.” Australian Financial Review. 22 July 2006.
  • Crombie, Isobel. “Here and Now: Contemporary Photography In Australia.” Light Sensitive, NGV, Melbourne. 2006.
  • Frost, Andrew. “Matthew Sleeth, 50 Most Collectable Artists.” Art Collector: January/March 2006.
  • Hart, Melissa. “In The Frame.” Monash Gallery Art magazine. Winter 2006.
  • Hill, Peter. “Australian Art and a Family Affair.” The Age. 11 November 2006.
  • Messer, Barbara. “Northern Exposure.” Australian Creative. April/May 2006.
  • Miles, Melissa. “Matthew Sleeth: Pictured.” Eyeline. Spring 2006.
  • Mordue, Mark. “Matthew Sleeth: Rosebud.” Art Collector. July/September 2006.
  • Morrell, Tim. “Repositioning Photography.” Artlink. Summer 2006.
  • Rule, Andrew. “Carry On Camping.” Good Weekend Magazine. 7 January 2006.
  • Thrane, Finn. “FOOD – Around the Table.” Odense Foto Triennial 2006 catalogue. Odense. 2006.
  • Zavos, Zolton. “Matthew Sleeth.” Riot. Issue 05. August 2006.
  • Milne, Peter. “Pictured.” 2006.
  • Boyd, Chris. “A lens aimed at undermining the truth.” Austrailian Financial Review. 22 July 2006.
  • Bartlett, Gillian. “Show Not Tell – Matthew Sleeth.” Desktop. June 2005.
  • Crawford, Ashley. “Red China.” The Age Preview magazine. 8 May 2005.
  • Frost, Andrew. “Fine Frame.” The Age Sunday Life magazine. 8 May 2005.
  • Hanselle, Ralf. “Politisches Pladoyer: das erste Berlin Photography Festival.” Zitty. 29 September 2005.
  • Hart, Melissa. “The Moment.” Monash Gallery Art magazine. Autumn 2005.
  • McDonald, Alex. “Snap Happy.” State of the Arts. April/June 2005.
  • Mcfarlane, Kyla. “Red China.” Photofile. Winter 2005.
  • Tchmyreva, Irina. “Tour of Duty/Opfikon.” Foto (Russia): No. 103. 2005.
  • Tchmyreva, Irina. “Post Factum.” Foto (Russia): No. 103. 2005.
  • Zeinert, Horst-Peter. “Auf Dem Weg Zur Metropole.” LW Photography (Germany). 2005.
  • McFarlane, Robert. “From the Sublime to the Everyday.” Sydney Morning Herald. 27 July 2004.
  • Backhouse, Megan. “Matthew Sleeth Censored.” The Age. 31 March 2004.
  • Dwyer, Tessa. “Undercurrents.” Bottom Line catalogue. M.33. Melbourne. 2004.
  • Eastway, Peter. “Matthew Sleeth – Street Photographer.” Better Photography. Autumn 2004.
  • Foster, Alasdair. “Survey – Matthew Sleeth.” Survey catalogue. Gallery, Sydney. 2004.
  • Foster, Andrew. “Matthew Sleeth – Tour Of Duty.” Photofile. Summer 2004.
  • “Feet.” The Age. 21 August 2003.
  • “home+away.” Artlink. Vol 24 No 1. 2003.
  • Bainbridge, Simon. “The Way It Is.” British Journal of Photography. 28 August 2002.
  • Bartlett, Gillian. “Tour Of Duty.” Desktop. May 2002.
  • Coslovich, Gabriella. “Focus On Propaganda and Nationalism.” The Age. 27 March 2002.
  • Fletcher, Jane. “Tour of Duty.” Source. No 32. Autumn 2002.
  • Palmer, Daniel. “Icons and Other Pictures.” Australian Art Collector. July/September 2002.
  • Manger, B. “Tour of Duty.” Postwest. No 20. July 2002.
  • Milne, Esther. “The Bank Book.” Real Time. February 2002.
  • “Tour of Duty.” The Age. 30 March 2002.
  • “Tour of Duty.” Sunday Age. 5 May 2002.
  • Dwyer, Tessa. “No Alternative.” Leica/CCP Documentary Award catalogue. CCP, Melbourne. 2001.
  • Holland, Alison. “Views From Down Under.” Black & White. October 2001.
  • McFarlane, Robert. “CCP/Leica Prize.” Sydney Morning Herald. 20 December 2001.
  • Mundell, Meg. “Lost Empire.” Big Issue. 9 July 2001.
  • Palmer, Daniel. “Unveiling Film Space.” The Bank Book. M.33. Melbourne 2001.
  • Sykes, Claire. “30 under 30.” Photo District News (PDN). March 2001.
  • “CCP/Leica Prize.” The Age. 18 August 2001.
  • Eastway, Peter. “Roaring Days.” Better Photography. Winter 1999.
  • LaSala, Anthony. “Rising Star.” Photo District News (PDN). October 1999
  • Milne, Peter. “Marginalia.” Artlink. September 1999.
  • “Felix H. Man Memorial Prize.” The Age. 15 December 1999.
  • “Roaring Days.” Artlink. September 1999.
  • Fuller, Kate. Roar Material Australian Magazine. 7 November 1998.
  • “Roaring Days.” Sydney Morning Herald. 2 December 1998.
  • “Roaring Days.” The Bulletin. 8 December 1998.
  • Bunn, A. “Average Boys.” Warrnambool Standard. 6 March 1997.
  • Ennis, Helen. “The Rise and Rise of Documentary Photography?” Leica/CCP Documentary Award. Melbourne. 1997.
  • Rawlings, Sally. “Matthew Sleeth.” Panorama. June 1997.
  • Ullman, Meg. “Innercity Living.” Fashion Journal. Spring 1997.
  • Burrows, Paul. “Short Stories.” Professional Photography. January 1996.
  • Edlich, S. “Artist Hits Out At Censorship.” Mail Times. 14 October 1996.
  • Galliot, Kirsten. “Hot Shots.” Who Weekly. 16 December 1996.
  • Luck, Jason. “Boys, Melbourne, 1996.” Boys catalogue, M.33/Prostitutes Collective of Victoria. Melbourne.1996.
  • McFarlane, Robert. “Short Stories.” Sydney Morning Herald. 9 December 1996.
  • Marsh, Anne. “Short Stories.” Herald Sun. 14 August 1996.
  • Parsons, Belinda. “Stories Of the Street.” The Age. 23 July 1996.
  • Smee, Sebastian. “Wrought Images.” Sydney Morning Herald. 6 December 1996.
  • “Short Stories.” The Age. 31 July 1996.
  • Sullivan, Jane. “History As It Happens.” The Age. 15 April 1995.

 

 


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Jersey City Times

February 14, 2020

Press

Twenty Smithsonian Shows to See in 2020

Smithsonian Magazine

February 6, 2020

Press

Claire Oliver Gallery opens new space in Harlem

Artdaily.com

January 17, 2020

Museum & Institutional News

BISA BUTLER

HI-FRUCTOSE

January 1, 2020

Museum & Institutional News

Hunter Museum of American Art aquires Judith Schaechter’s “Effervescence”

Hunter Museum of American Art

December 12, 2019

Press

Miami Art Week 2019: Opulent Artwork

Cool Hunting

December 10, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Chrysler Museum of Art aquires Judith Schaechter’s “The Florist”

Chrysler Museum of Art

December 1, 2019

Press

Africobra’s Daughter: Bisa Butler

SUGARCANE Magazine

November 29, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Bisa Butler discusses her work @ New Paradigms: #BlackGirlMagic

The Art Institute of Chicago

October 22, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Transcendent: Spirituality in Contemporary Art

Burlington City Arts

October 18, 2019 - February 8, 2020

Press

Latest News in African American Art

Culture Type

October 17, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Bisa Butler featured in “Every Fiber of My Being” @ The Joseloff Gallery

University of Hartford, Hartford CT

October 10, 2019 - November 7, 2019

Press

Top 5 Gems at EXPO Chicago 2019

FAD Magazine

October 8, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Bisa Butler announced as a finalist, Museum of Arts and Design BUKRE Prize

Museum of Arts and Design

October 3, 2019 - April 12, 2020

Press

10 (+1) Highlights from Expo Chicago 2019

Creative Magazine

October 3, 2019

Press

O Magazine profiles artist Bisa Butler

O Magazine

September 15, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

A conversation with artist Bisa Bulter @ 21c Cincinnati

21c Museum - Cincinnati

August 30, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Adebunmi Gbadebo’s installation “True Blues” acquired by The Minneapolis Institute of Art

Minneapolis Institute of Art

July 1, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Bisa Butler: “Safety Patrol” acquired by the The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago

July 1, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Minnesota Museum of American Art acquires works by Adebunmi Gbadebo

Minnesota Museum of American Art

July 1, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Minneapolis Institute of Art acquires “Radiations of The Night Walker” by Leonardo Benzant

Minneapolis Institute of Art

July 1, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold, A Postcolonial Paradox curated by Dexter Wimberly

Museum of the African Diaspora

May 8, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Nature in Art

Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow

April 26, 2019 - September 29, 2019

Press

Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary

BLOUIN Artinfo International

March 26, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary @ California African American Museum

California African American Museum

March 8, 2019 - August 25, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Lauren Fensterstock: Portal @ Lupin Foundation Gallery

Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

March 1, 2019 - March 29, 2019

Press

Crafting the Future the MAD Way

TL magazine

February 6, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

Laetitia Soulier featured in Furies, Fairies, Visionaries

PEN + BRUSH: curatorial statement by Alice Gray Stites

January 25, 2019 - March 16, 2019

Museum & Institutional News

On Their Own Terms @ Windgate Center of Art and Design

Windgate Center of Art + Design

January 17, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Press

Top Picks at PULSE 2018

Whitewall Magazine

December 7, 2018

Press

PULSE Miami Preview: Claire Oliver Gallery featuring Leonardo Benzant

Exclusive Gallery Preview

November 1, 2018

Press

Gio Swaby

The Jealous Curator

October 15, 2018

Museum & Institutional News

The Burke Prize 2018 @ MAD: The Future of Craft Part 2

Museum of Arts and Design

October 3, 2018 - March 7, 2018

Press

Texas Contemporary Art Fair Returns

City Paper

October 2, 2018

Museum & Institutional News

A Dark Place of Dreams: Louise Nevelson with Chakaia Booker, Lauren Fensterstock, and Kate Gilmore

The Gibbes Museum of Art

September 28, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Press

The Gibbes celebrates the legacy of Louise Nevelson

Charleston City Paper

September 26, 2018

Press

Dodd Chair Lauren Fensterstock featured at the Gibbs Museum

Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia

September 24, 2018

Museum & Institutional News

Diaspora, Darning and “Die Textile”: Giovanna Swaby takes her place in Germany

National Art Gallery of the Bahamas

July 24, 2018

Press

Claire Oliver Gallery: Advancing Artistic Careers

Vulcan Productions for Seattle Art Fair

July 16, 2018

Press

Artists reveal the magic in minutiae

Free Weekly

July 13, 2018

Press

Leonardo Benzant: Urban Shaman

Artist Statment

June 8, 2018

Museum & Institutional News

A Dark Place of Dreams

MOCA Jacksonville

April 28, 2018 - September 9, 2018

Museum & Institutional News

Bernardi Roig. Films 2000-2018

Es Baluard Foundation, Palma Spain

April 20, 2018 - September 2, 2018

Museum & Institutional News

Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art

21c Museum - Oklahoma City

April 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019

Press

Lines of Influence

Culture Type

February 4, 2018

Press

Winter Arts Preview: Seeing Is Believing

Nashville SCENE

January 18, 2018

Press

Meet December’s Featured Artist, Gio Swaby

SAD (STORIES. ART. DESIGN.)

December 27, 2017

Museum & Institutional News

Bernardi Roig: Blow Up at the Giardini de La Villa Reale

Giardini de La Villa Reale

December 17, 2017 - March 29, 2018

Museum & Institutional News

The Artist’s Voice at The Parkview Museum, Singapore

The Parkview Museum, Singapore

November 18, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Press

Joan Mitchell Foundation Awards $625,000 in grants to artists

Artforum International

November 14, 2017

Press

How Art Has Framed Our Celebrity Worship

HYPERALLERGIC

November 13, 2017

Museum & Institutional News

JACOB LAWRENCE Lines of Influence

SCAD Museum of Art

September 7, 2017 - February 4, 2018

Press

Claire Oliver Gallery at Expo Chicago 2017

BLOUIN Artinfo International

September 6, 2017

Press

Leonardo Benzant discusses The Future of Craft

Artist Writings

August 1, 2017

Press

Bright-Minded Home April 2017

Maine Home + Design

April 1, 2017

Museum & Institutional News

Fenstrstock’s ‘Holophusicon’ has been installed

MOCA Jacksonville

March 19, 2017

Museum & Institutional News

‘Holophusicon’ has been installed at MOCA Jacksonville

The Florida Times-Union

March 19, 2017

Press

Lisa Alonzo’s ‘Danger & Play’ at Claire Oliver Gallery, New York

BLOUIN Artinfo International

February 23, 2017

Museum & Institutional News

The Translation Conversation: Migration and navigating blackness in Bahamian womanhood

National Art Gallery of the Bahamas

January 24, 2017

Museum & Institutional News

MAG Acquires Works by Important Contemporary American Artists

Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester

December 20, 2016

Press

United States Artists Announces 2016 Fellows

Artforum International

November 16, 2016

Press

Two Maine artists win $50,000 fellowships

Portland Press Herald

November 16, 2016

Press

Rules to Live By

ART HAPS

October 27, 2016

Museum & Institutional News

Bernardi Roig – Canterbury Festival

Cathedral Chapter House, Canterbury

October 25, 2016 - November 5, 2016

Press

Friday’s featured exhibition, from THE LIST

artcritical: magazine of art and ideas

September 27, 2016

Press

The Life Ecstatic: Judith Schaechter at Claire Oliver Gallery

New York Arts: an international journal for the arts

September 20, 2016

Museum & Institutional News

THE FRACTAL ARCHITECTURES

HOOD Museum of Art

September 16, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Press

Winner of a Stranger Genius Award in Art

The Stranger

September 14, 2016

Press

Barbara Earl Thomas: “Heaven on Fire”

art ltd.

September 11, 2016

Press

BLACK OUT

Vanguard Seattle

August 5, 2016

Press

Why We Need Barbara Earl Thomas Now

The Stranger

July 22, 2016

Museum & Institutional News

Heaven On Fire

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

June 25, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Press

In the Studio with Leonardo Benzant

International Sculpture Center

June 1, 2016

Press

Gabi Trinkaus: The Way We Are Told

Gallery Girl NYC

May 26, 2016

Press

Leonardo Benzant

The TROVE

March 10, 2016

Press

Must-See Art Guide: New Yor

artnet news

March 3, 2016

Press

Gallery Review: Fractal Architectures

The Artists Forum

February 25, 2016

Press

ROYALTY WITHOUT RICHES

Demetria L. Luca

February 15, 2016

Press

Lisa Alonzo, Cash is King at Claire Oliver

The Worley Gig

September 22, 2015

Press

A Drone Opera review

The Sydney Morning Herald

September 11, 2015

Museum & Institutional News

A Drone Opera – Matthew Sleeth

Arts House at Meat Marketing

September 10, 2015 - September 13, 2015

Press

On the Couch with Matthew Sleeth

Arts Review

September 8, 2015

Press

A Drone Opera

Melbourne BEAT

September 4, 2015

Press

ARK an Interview with Batt Bahen

Tussle Magazine

March 15, 2015

Press

BISA BUTLER: QUILT ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE

The Village Green

March 12, 2015

Press

Unearthing Gardens

Interview Magazine

March 2, 2015

Museum & Institutional News

Venturing Out of the Heart of Darkness

he Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

February 7, 2015 - June 26, 2015

Press

Bisa Butler Depicts Beauty

Super Selected

January 28, 2015

Press

Bisa Butler weaves immortal threads

Morristown Green

January 26, 2015

Press

INTERSECTIONS: NO/Escape by Bernardi Roig

The Phillips Collection, Washington DC

November 12, 2014

Press

“NO/Escape” at the Phillips Collection, Reviewed

Washington City Paper

October 31, 2014

Museum & Institutional News

Intersections: Bernardi Roig, NO/Escape

The Phillips Collection, Washington DC

October 25, 2014 - April 5, 2015

Museum & Institutional News

INTERSECTIONS: BERNARDI ROIG

The Phillips Collection, Washington DC

October 25, 2014 - April 5, 2015

Press

Capturing Harlem’s Changing Face

American Photo

October 22, 2014

Press

The Propaganda Value of Money

Daniel Gauss for Art Gallery Stuff

October 14, 2014

Press

Judith Schaechter’s Dark Matter

Artezine

October 7, 2014

Press

Bernardi Roig: NO/Escape

PLUME voyage

October 1, 2014

Museum & Institutional News

American Craft Council 2014 Fellow

American Craft Magazine

September 14, 2014

Press

Recurrence

Daily Serving

August 7, 2014

Press

Sown Came A Shower Of Ashes And Rust

Media Wix

July 17, 2014 - August 15, 2014

Museum & Institutional News

FUSION: a new century of glass

Oklahoma City Museum of Art

June 9, 2014 - September 9, 2014

Press

Paradise With a Limp

The Morning News

May 14, 2014

Press

The Artful Confections of Lisa Alonzo

Arte Fuse

April 1, 2014

Press

Vanilla Scented Sovereignty

West of Dirty

March 28, 2014

Press

10 Things to Do for Less Than $10 in NYC This Week

The Village Voice

March 25, 2014

Press

Lisa Alonzo. Vanilla Scented Sovereignty

Wall Street International

March 24, 2014

Press

Bernardi Roig @ Claire Oliver

ARTnews

March 1, 2014

Press

Glassy works get to the heart of prejudices

The Boston Globe

January 28, 2014

Press

Bernardi Roig: The Mirror

This Week In New York

January 9, 2014

Museum & Institutional News

Judith Schaechter in Playing with Fire

Museum of Arts and Design

November 6, 2013 - August 25, 2013

Press

The Guide: November 2013 Edition

TIME

November 4, 2013

Press

Diggs & Hillel. 125th: Time in Harlem

Wall Street International

October 23, 2013

Press

Photos of the day: 125th Street in Harlem

Time Out New York

October 16, 2013

Press

Judith Schaechter: The Battle of Carnival and Lent

Artforum International

October 1, 2013

Press

125th: Time in Harlem – Book about 125th Street

CURBED New York

September 20, 2013

Press

The Battle of Carnival and Lent

Wall Street International

May 27, 2013

Press

Bisa Butler: African American Quilter Extraordinaire

The Sophisticated Life

July 29, 2012

Press

Judith Schaechter’s site-specific installation draws crowds

Urban Glass: Glass Quarterly

May 17, 2012

Press

Fourth Annual Dallas Art Fair

Art Advisor's Blog

April 26, 2012

Press

Norbert Brunner: Smiling Broadly

This Week In New York

March 24, 2012

Museum & Institutional News

Judith Schaechter: The Battle of Carnival and Lent

Eastern State Penitentiary

March 11, 2012 - November 30, 2012

Press

Bernardi Roig

Empty Kingdom

January 12, 2012

Museum & Institutional News

Glasstress 2011: la Biennale di Venezia

Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice

June 4, 2011 - September 27, 2011

Museum & Institutional News

Judith Schaechter’s Stained Glass Works Shatter Convention

Smithsonian.com

April 13, 2011

Museum & Institutional News

Contemporary Artwork, Classic Materials

New Britain Museum of American Art

February 4, 2011

Museum & Institutional News

Judith Scheachter: The Cold Genius acquired

Corning Museum of Glass

August 20, 2010

Press

Norbert Brunner Opening @ Claire Oliver Gallery

Whitehot Magazine

March 11, 2010

Press

DO YOU SEE WHAT I SEE?

The Village Voice

March 9, 2010

Museum & Institutional News

BERNARDÍ ROIG. Shadows must dance

Ca' Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte

June 5, 2009 - November 8, 2009

Press

Seattle’s Public Art: Barbara Earl Thomas

Seattle.gov

August 1, 2008

Press

Artist Matthew Sleeth Visits an Umbrella Cemetery

Vulture: Devouring Culture

March 21, 2008

Museum & Institutional News

Ten Series Photographs by Matthew Sleeth

Aperture Foundation

March 4, 2008 - May 17, 2008

Press

MATTHEW SLEETH: WORLD VISION

Art Collector

July 1, 2007

Press

Matthew Sleeth

Cool Hunting

June 14, 2006

Museum & Institutional News

Judith Schaechter’s Hemophilia Aquired

The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte NC

June 1, 2005

Press

ART IN REVIEW; Judith Schaechter — ‘Extra Virgin’

The New York Times

February 28, 2003

Press

Bernardi Roig @ Claire Oliver

ARTnews

January 1, 2003

Museum & Institutional News

“Birdbath” acquired for V&A collection

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Press

Vanilla Scented Sovereignty artwork by Lisa Alonzo

Tweeds: Magazine of Literature & Art

Press

Contexted Landscapes

New York Foundation for the Arts

Press

Nasty Maine Women Artists

The Maine Arts Journal

Press

Taking Stock of Lauren Fensterstock

INLIQUID Art + Design

Press

Bernardi Roig

Oral Memories

Press

PS1 Studio Visit

MoMA PS1

Museum & Institutional News

BISA BUTLER: Represent

The Art Institute of Chicago