• CELEBRATE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN ARTISTS

    International Women’s Day sites, IWD “is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. IWD has been observed since the early 1900’s”. In the period between the wars in particular, Australian women artists were leading the way by […]

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  • ZHOU XIAOPING Opening Saturday 3rd March

    ZHOU Xiaoping : The Cross Cultural Influences of Chinese and Indigenous Art opens at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art this Saturday 3rd March with official proceedings by Senator The Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts. ZHOU Xiaoping has created a unique artistic style incorporating his training in traditional Chinese classic painting with his experiences of indigenous […]

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  • Aboriginal Art at The Met, New York

    Currently on show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is On Country: Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan-Levi Gift, citing paintings by leading indigenous artists in a contemporary global context. The exhibition includes large-scale paintings by Kathleen Petyarre; Dorothy Napangardi; Abie Loy Kemarre; Doreen Reid Nakamarra and Gunybi Ganambarr. To find out […]

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  • In the News – Emily Kam Kngwarray

    We are delighted to see Earth’s Creation and Wildflower Dreaming: Dry Season, exhibited in our 1998 exhibition titled EARTH’S CREATION by Emily Kam Kngwarray, receiving attention. These paintings have been featured in todays Financial Review newspaper. Earth’s Creation is due to be auctioned by Fine Art Bourse tonight. Financial Review article: http://bit.ly/2yKI5Ui Fine Art Bourse […]

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  • LDFA at The Melbourne Fair

    Lauraine Diggins Fine Art is exhibiting at this year’s Melbourne Fair at Caulfield Racecourse from 23 -26 November 2017 with over 50 dealers specialising in Art, Books, Collectibles, Decorative Objects, Furniture, Jewellery, Vintage Fashion and Couture. Opening Night Thursday 23 November 6pm – 9pm Friday 24 and Saturday 25 November 11am – 6pm Sunday 26 […]

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  • Robert Clinch: Art Prize Finalist & showing at Motorclassica 13-15 October

    Earlier this year we unveiled the Goggomobil D’art Project, a commissioned project by Jeff Brown which saw Robert Clinch’s signature paper darts painted across the entire surface of a classic Goggomobil Dart sportscar. If you missed seeing this amazing car at Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, it will be a part of Motorclassica this weekend at the […]

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  • Congratulations to Geneiveve Kemarr Loy – Paddington Art Prize Finalist

    Genevieve Kemarr Loy Akwerlkerrmwerlkerr 217029

    Congratulations to Genevieve Kemarr Loy who is a finalist in the Paddington Art Prize for 2017. This is the 14th year the prize for paintings inspired by the Australian landscape will be shown. Genevieve’s painting Akwerlkerrmwerlkerr  2017 (synthetic polymer on linen, 200 x 122 cm) depicts a particular plant which grows in her country which has […]

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  • Vale Joan McClelland

    We pay tribute to the much admired art world figure Joan McClelland who passed away at the age of 104. Joan was at the helm of the successful Joshua McClelland Print Room for over 70 years, taking over from her husband in the 1950s. She was a well-liked person known for her fairness and professionalism. […]

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  • A Closer Look At… The Next Generation

    To take A Closer Look At… The Next Generation and read further about the paintings of Lorraine Kabbindi White and Genevieve Kemarr Loy, please click here. The exhibition is showing until Thursday 28 September and please note the Gallery will be closed Friday 29 Sep – Monday 2 Oct inclusive over the AFL Grand Final […]

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  • Stephen Bowers in The Wall Street Journal

    The work of ceramicist Stephen Bowers has been in the papers lately, firstly an article in The Wall Street Journal about the inspiration of the history and tradition of ceramic tableware on contemporary artists. Read here. Whilst in Australian newspapers, one  of Stephen’s impressive large-scale Palaceware vases featured in images promoting the sale of a […]

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