A new exhibit in East Hawthorne showcases the previously unseen watercolour paintings of Australian rock legend Jim Keays of The Masters Apprentices, best known for their 1970 hit single “Turn Up Your Radio.”... Read More | Share it now!
Supported by VIVID Ideas 2016, Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative Form opens this week at the Museum of Contemporary Art, in Sydney. Running from June 2nd until early October, Telling Tales explores inventive approaches taken by Australian and international artists to the narrative form. Ahead of opening weekend, MCA has released a schedule of events showcasing some of the artists and the stories they have to tell.... Read More | Share it now!
Melbourne was alive with The Sound of Music on Thursday night as the who’s who of the social elite came out for the opening night. With the thought of Julie Andrews prancing through hills conjuring up beautiful memories in my mind, I sat down delighted to see this long running show.... Read More | Share it now!
How can one produce social good through art? Steve Lambert is one artist who feels activism should be a primary focus for any work and something that artists should strive for. As a co-founder of the Center for Artistic Activism and and Associate Professor at SUNY Purchase, he provides workshops and continues to make artworks which focuses the role advertising has on our society.... Read More | Share it now!
The National Art School Gallery’s new exhibition Ann Thomson and Contemporaries presents selection of artworks from important artists and teachers at the school from the 1950s and 60s. Opening evening is on Thursday 26 May, and runs at NAS Gallery until 23rd July. The exhibition showcases over 50 paintings, sculptures and works from the school’s Collection and Archive, artist’s personal collections and other private and public collections .... Read More | Share it now!
After entertaining over 50,000 visitors last year, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair has today announced this year’s program, along with the 2016 event app, presented by Artistic Director Janina Harding. The event encourages Indigenous artists to share their stories and is an ethical point of sale for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.... Read More | Share it now!
Melbourne’s threeOclock gallery will become home to a new exhibition this Mother’s Day, dubbed A Girl’s Place. Developed and curated by artist Kim de Kretser, the pop up gallery features art and galleries that explore social and environmental themes through installation art, film and public speaking sessions. The powerful new exhibition will be based around stories of cities, through a variety of young women’s perspectives.... Read More | Share it now!
Three of Sydney’s largest cultural institutions, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia are curating a new city-wide exhibition to showcase and support Australian art. Taking place over a six year period, The National: New Australian Art will present three editions in 2017, 2019 and 2021, connecting The Domain, Redfern and Circular Quay. Acting as the only large scale, multi-venue art exhibition that Sydney has to offer, the event will act as a counterpart to the Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest contemporary arts festival.... Read More | Share it now!