In the Art World: 24 – 30 September

Our pick of the best exhibitions, openings and events happening this week at galleries and museums around Australia.
1. Caroline Rothwell: Borderlands
Tolarno Galleries, Level 4, 104 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Vic. 22 September to 20 October 2012.
Caroline Rothwell used exhaust fume residue mixed with a binding agent to create Murray Darling Vista, a drawing depicting endangered species from the Shepparton and Murray Darling Basin regions.
2. Jan Frank: Minimalism to Modernism
Tim Olsen Gallery, 63 Jersey Road, Woollahra, Sydney NSW. 26 September to 14 October 2012. Opening Wednesday 26 September, 6pm to 8pm.
Tim Olsen Gallery presents the first Australian exhibition for internationally acclaimed New York-based artist Jan Frank.
3. Carla Hananiah: In the Cool of the Day
Edwina Corlette Gallery, 555 Brunswick Street, New Farm, Brisbane Qld. 29 September to 13 October 2012. Opening Saturday 29 September, 2pm to 4pm.
Sydney-based artist Carla Hananiah presents a series of expressive new landscape paintings.
4. Negotiating this World: Contemporary Australian Art
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Federation Square, Melbourne Vic. 28 September to early 2013.
A showcase of a decade of contemporary Australian art that includes works from over fifty emerging, mid and late-career artists including Rob McLeish, Siri Hayes, Christian Bumbarra Thompson, Emily Floyd, Mira Gojak and David Noonan.

5. Ken Whisson: As If
Museum of Contemporary Art, 140 George Street, The Rocks, Sydney NSW. 28 September to 25 November 2012.
Rendered in his distinctively expressive style, Ken Whisson’s powerful portrayals of human relations and geopolitical themes have made him on of Australia’s most important painters. See work from six decades of his career at this major retrospective of the artist’s work produced in conjunction with Melbourne’s Heide Museum of Modern Art.

6. Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award 2012 exhibition
Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle WA. 22 September to 8 November 2012.
Now in its 37th year, the Fremantle Arts Centre Print Award is a showcase of Australia’s best prints.

All images courtesy of the artists and their galleries.

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