Hey, Art Aficionados! Here’s All The Best Places To Buy Art In Brisbane

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By Alexandra Harris | 21st April 2022

Sourcing artwork to fill the home with can be an intensely personal experience. The art we choose transforms the spaces we live in, so selecting the right pieces can be an (understandably!) daunting task.  

Whether you’re lusting over a beachscape print or modernist masterpiece, we’ve curated a list of Brissy’s finest galleries to help you find your next masterpiece.  Brush up on all the best spots here…

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TWFINEART

Fortitude Valley

Located in the illustrious James St precinct, TWFINEART comes complete with an experienced curatorial team ready to guide you through their stunning selection of pieces. If you’re looking to add contemporary flair to your space, this expert team is ready to assist, from finding the perfect piece to scaling it to fit your home. This unique offering is one of the best available, and with their expansive collection of prints and original artworks, TWFINEART will ensure finding the perfect piece is a breeze.

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Mitchell Fine Art Gallery

Fortitude Valley

For pieces that hold meaning beyond any aesthetic value, Mitchell Fine Art Gallery pioneers stunning pieces created by Indigenous and contemporary artists. Their current exhibition, “Minimalism in Aboriginal Art”, showcases the beauty of minimalistic compositions, where culturally significant stories are displayed in their purest form. Only one of many stunning exhibitions part of the gallery’s extensive repertoire, Mitchell Fine Art Gallery seeks to bring important exposure to the works and stories of Indigenous Australian artists.

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Ileana Contemporary Art

Fortitude Valley

Immerse yourself in Ileana’s curation of contemporary pieces and appreciate the work of the creatives who made them. From Tim Maguire’s abstract slit paintings to Dorian Büchi’s captivating cactuses in oil and acrylic on canvas, every piece is a wonder to behold. Named after the iconic art dealer Ileana Sonneband, who worked on the early exhibitions of artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, Ileana specialises in bringing international contemporary art to Australian shores. If unique is what you’re after, you’ll want to check out Ileana’s thought-provoking pieces.

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Jan Manton Gallery

Teneriffe

Explore this leading art space located in the iconic Teneriffe Woolstores precinct. Featuring pieces from Natalie Lavelle’s contemporary acrylic on Italian linen to Ian Friend’s whimsical impressionism using ink and crayon on paper, these striking works will elevate any room in your home. Gallery founder Jan Manton is an approved valuer of contemporary Australian art, so no matter if you’re a first-time buyer or art aficionado, Jan will help you discover the piece of your dreams.

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Artisan

Bowen Hills

This moody non-for-profit studio links innovative, local artists with passionate, like-minded members of the public. From one-of-a-kind jewellery to handmade homewares, sculptures, and unique prints, Artisan will have you filling your home with authentic, hand-made pieces at amazing prices.

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Birrunga Gallery

Brisbane City

Discover this Indigenous-owned cultural hub and gallery located in the heart of Meanjin (Brisbane), where founder Birrunga Wiradyuri has made it his mission to connect the stories and cultural practices of Indigenous artists. Pop in for an after-work wine down at Art After Hours where you will find yourself transfixed by these captivating pieces, all while nibbling on modern Australian bites and sipping on the drop of your choice.

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Onespace Gallery

West End

No day out in West End is complete without a stop to Onespace Gallery. Enter this beautiful, minimalistic space showcasing a plethora of intriguing contemporary artworks, all created by a range of emerging, mid, and established artists. With exhibition programs curated to explore diverse themes and media, from elevated printmaking to vibrant sculptural pieces, this space is a masterclass in artistic innovation and experience.

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FINEPRINTCO

Fortitude Valley, West End

Home to Slim Aarons iconic prints – where art truly imitates life – FINEPRINTCO’s refined aesthetic combines beautiful lifestyle prints with contemporary modern acrylic paintings. With first-class access to the world’s most exclusive artists and photographers, you’ll be sure to find that one-of-a-kind piece to fill any space.

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