Dr Nick Gordon

Dr Nick Gordon

Dr Nick Gordon is a cultural historian, lecturer and artist. He holds a University Medal and PhD from the University of Sydney and has more than 15 years’ experience as a lecturer on topics ranging from the classical world to modern and contemporary art in Australia and abroad. He regularly travels around the world, curating small group tours to galleries and art fairs – which he looks forward to doing again when the COVID-19 pandemic is over.


Articles by Dr Nick Gordon

June 18, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Visual Arts

In his final column Dr Nick Gordon travels from Art Basel to White Cube and the Royal Academy in London, who are showing artists including Tracey Emin, Picasso and Manet.

June 11, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Visual Arts

This week, as Black Lives Matter protests continue, Dr Nick Gordon looks at some of the work by African American artists that galleries have made available online.

June 4, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Visual Arts

This week, Dr Nick Gordon looks at some of the ways visual artists have been at the intersection of art, science and politics.

May 28, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Visual Arts

This week, Dr Nick Gordon explores art and celebrity in online exhibitions of Raphael, Rembrandt and Warhol.

May 21, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Visual Arts

This week Dr Nick Gordon looks at some excellent online projects resulting from collaboration including the Adelaide Biennial, Google Art's Vermeer Project, and Behind the Scenes at London's National Gallery.

May 7, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Visual Arts

This week, Dr Nick Gordon looks at photographic art, focusing on the Head On(line) Photo Festival, the Ballarat International Foto Biennale, and online exhibitions at Peter Fetterman Gallery.

April 30, 2020
Supported by Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas

In Your Living Room: Visual Arts

Dr Nick Gordon goes on a digital 'walk-through' of the Bessie Davidson exhibition at the Bendigo Art Gallery, and tunes into some artist talks at Basel's Fondation Beyeler.

November 30, 2018
Supported by Academy Travel

Art For Art’s Sake

Dr Nick Gordon looks at the financial complexities of the Venice Biennale.