Established in Sydney by influential Australian art dealer and gallerist Roslyn Oxley and her husband Tony Oxley in 1982, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery is one of Australia’s leading commercial galleries.Read More
Promoting and nurturing contemporary art in Australia, the gallery has supported the careers of many important Australian contemporary artists, while also presenting prominent figures from the international contemporary art scene too.
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery Artists
Since its inception, the gallery’s programme has incorporated shows presenting major international names such as Erwin Olaf, Mariko Mori, and Robert Mapplethorpe.
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery continues to present a broad selection of established international artists. Among them, Japan’s Yayoi Kusama, and influential British pioneer of multi-screen installations Isaac Julien.
The gallery equally represents a range of influential Australian artists, whose careers have been ignited through the gallery. Among them is David Noonan who creates complex amalgamations of abstract and figurative imagery using various traditional and contemporary techniques; Australian multidisciplinary conceptual artist Dale Frank, best known for his lively colourful abstract paintings; and acclaimed contemporary artist, Patricia Piccinini who creates hyper-realistic, grotesque mutants out of silicone and hair.
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery also represents the estates of several key Australian artists, including indigenous painter Robert Campbell Jnr, whose works explore the stories of the Ngaku people and the politics surrounding aboriginal rights in the 1980s; maker of poetic abstract minimalist assemblages of found materials, Rosalie Gascoigne; and leading sculptor Bronwyn Oliver.
Prominent New Zealand artists, like the light-obsessed Bill Culbert also features on the gallery’s roster.
Continuing to foster emerging talent, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery additionally represents artists like Sarah Contos, whose recent installations explore sexual and gender identity.
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery exhibitions and art fairs
Each year, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery holds numerous groups and solo exhibitions raising the prominence of both Australian and international artists. Roslyn Oxley9 has also expanded into the digital realm with online exhibitions, including solo shows such as Dale Frank: Shaun Taught Piano (2020) and group shows like Faraway So Close (2020).
Presenting Australian and international artists alike to an international audience, the gallery participates in major international art fairs across the globe. Fair such as Art Basel Hong Kong, Sydney Contemporary, Art Cologne, The Armory Show, Art Basel, Melbourne Art Fair, and Art Forum Berlin.
Many of the Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery’s artists have also been selected for prominent biennials, multinational survey exhibitions, and public art projects. Of the gallery's artists, 13 have represented their country at the Venice Biennale.
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