Buxton Contemporary – The Garden of Forking Paths: Mira Gojak & Takehito Koganezawa

The Garden of Forking Paths brings together for the first time the distinctive practices of Melbourne-based  artist Mira Gojak and Tokyo-based artist Takehito Koganezawa. This is the first in an annual series of international exhibitions at Buxton Contemporary that seek to provide global context to contemporary Australian art. The exhibition finds points of connection and divergence in the work of these...

Au revoir Mirka Mora, your joie de vivre will live on

Mirka Mora sitting surrounded by her colourful doll and soft sculpture creations and tapestries in 1978.  Courtesy of the Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive,State Library of Victoria. Mirka Mora has left us, at the age of 90. She will be missed by her family and friends, who recall her sunny personality and formidable appetite for life. But for all art lovers, her...

STOREHOUSE KOONWARRA LINDA GIBBS EXHIBITION

OPENING AUGUST 4, 4-6 ACCOMPANIED BY HELEN MCINNES SCULPTURE "She paints with the soul of a poet and the eyes of a realist, to produce paintings that are recognisably Gippsland, while feeling distant and ethereal."Simon Gregg, Director, Gippsland Art Gallery Winner of the Gippsland Prize at the prestigious John Leslie Prize, 2016, Linda Gibbs' work is included in numerous private and public...

Koorie Heritage Trust JOSH X MUIR

A solo exhibition by Josh Muir Josh Muir is a contemporary artist with a distinctive street art aesthetic.  His brightly coloured and multi-layered work embodies the wonder of possibility.   JOSH X MUIR is a solo exhibition by Josh Muir at the Koorie Heritage Trust, Federation Square and opens on Saturday 6 October until Sunday 25 November 2018.   Muir’s kaleidoscopic work, inspired by hip-hop...

Best Art Galleries in Australia

Visiting art galleries and exhibitions is the new trend these days. A number of people have started taking keen interest in expressive brush strokes, abstract ideas and geometric lines on canvas. Art galleries provide an excellent opportunity to people of similar interests to socialize and discuss about the new trends and the nostalgia in the art forms, and these galleries...

WHAT’S ON AT LINDEN > JULY – AUGUST 2018

Welcome to the July-August 2018 edition of Linden's e-news. As the winter chill sets in, things are really starting to heat up at Linden. Thank you to everyone who donated to our end of financial year campaign. Your generosity will help make Linden Workshop a reality. Our next exhibition is presented in partnership with Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria. Wangka Kutjara, Tjukurpa...

TooT Artspace  St Kilda presents

Kaleidoscope Of My Mind by  Emily Bell "I draw from the kaleidoscope of my imagination. The images that I create arise through mindfulness meditation. I hold an ink pen in my hand, and begin. Repetitive shapes, moody colors, delicate textures, layered and joined. Universal creatures birthed on the page.  The creatures I create are personal and intimate yet also universal. They live inside...

Theatre is Lying is a welcome response to fake news and alternative facts

Anna Breckon and Nat Randall, Rear view 2018 (still), high definition digital video, multi-channel sound, 85:11 mins  Courtesy of the artists Photo: Andrew Curtis Review: Theatre is Lying, ACCA, Melbourne. In an era where local and international politics risks being less believable than a long-form TV series like House of Cards, it is apposite that the latest exhibition at the Australian...

Mary Jane Exhibition

Jane Curtis Jane Curtis has been living in and around St Kilda for the past 30 odd years. She was an art student back in the 70’s but went into hospitality out of necessity. 8 years ago she went back to her passion, painting. Back to school. Having had a number of exhibitions. The last being at the TITI Café...

Autism and the arts: making a space for different minds

The art installation Snoösphere is designed to awaken the senses and ease anxiety. Lull Studios “Rancid perfume. Stinky babies. Sweaty clothes. Garlic hair. Human bodies putrefying and I think my own is beginning to smell,” declares artist and researcher Dawn-joy Leong in her installation, An Olfactory Map of Sydney, at Customs House in Circular Quay. At times confronting, at times...