• Gabrielle de Vietri, Three teams (production still) 2013, high-definition video. © Courtesy the artist

    Fiona McMonagle, The ring (video still) 2014, single channel HD video, colour, sound .
    © Courtesy the artist, Olsen Irwin, Sydney; and Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne

    Narelle Autio, Nipper I 2013 , type C photograph, 110 x 160 cm. Courtesy the artist, Stills Gallery, Sydney; and Hugo Michell Gallery, Adelaide.

  • Basil Sellers Art Prize 4

    Tuesday 22 Jul 2014 to Sunday 16 Nov 2014
    Curator: Vincent Alessi

    The Basil Sellers Art Prize encourages artists to take on the theme of sport in any artistic medium and supports artists whose work explores Australia’s obsession with sport.

    Sixteen finalists have been selected for the fourth Basil Sellers Art Prize.

    The shortlisted artists are: Tony Albert, Narelle Autio, Zoe Croggon, Gabrielle de Vietri, Ivan Durrant, Shaun Gladwell, Richard Lewer, William Mackinnon, Rob McHaffie, Noel McKenna, Rob McLeish, Fiona McMonagle, Raquel Ormella, Khaled Sabsabi, Jenny Watson, and Gerry Wedd. 

    The prize of $100,000 will be awarded to one winning artwork, and an additional $5000 Peoples Choice award will be voted for by visitors to the exhibition. 

    The 2014 Basil Sellers Art Prize winning work is Tony Albert's Once upon a time... 2013-14.

    More information on the shortlisted artists and the prize here.

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We look forward to letting you know our exciting 2015 program in the new year and remind you that we will be closed for summer holidays from Wednesday 24 December, reopening on Tuesday 6 January 2015.


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Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 5pm
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The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne

  • Swanston Street
  • University of Melbourne
  • Parkville VIC 3010