Gunjan Aylawadi – Sydney (via India)

So, I’m sitting here trying to think of a way to explain what India born, Sydney based paper artist Gunjan Aylawadi does… but in all honesty I really have no idea how she does what she does. Let’s just say there is a lot of paper, woven to look like intricate/patterned tapestries. Yes. She makes…

Moving Sculptures in Melbourne

Although stone and metal sculptures might appear to be permanent and stationary they do move. They are slow to start moving but once they start they move with surprising speed. Sculptures move around the city, even around the world, climbing down from the tops of old buildings to go to university. Urban Melbourne has a […]…

David Rennie – Photographer

An Open Letter To The Prime Minister, The Hon Malcolm Turnball and all other politicians regardless of your policies. If you want evidence of the positive connection and benefits of the arts in our society and the general wellbeing then please read the story of David Rennie, an award winning photographer – with bipolar. This…

Diane Arbus -Canberra

The photographs of Diane Arbus (1923–1971) are powerful allegories of postwar America. Once seen they are rarely forgotten. Contemporary audiences found the way that Arbus approached the genre of portraiture confronting and her work continues to polarise opinion. The images raise difficult, uncomfortable questions concerning the intent of the photographer. See details of the exhibition…

Journeys North: Lin Martin

Lin Martin produced a series of portraits which captured a number of unique characters within their own environments. Revisit our selection of this portfolio until 3 July at the Queensland Art Gallery and re-examine the subjects each photographer examined and reflect on their relevance today. Queensland has, of course, changed in myriad ways in the…

State of the Nation @ Counihan

State of the Nation, curated by Kimberley Moulton, at the Counihan Gallery in Brunswick, is a group exhibition of six indigenous artists who live on Kulin and Eora countries. Amongst them the work of Jason Wing, seven years ago I reviewed one of his exhibitions and his work is completely different now, going from street […]…

Edgar Degar

Edgar Degar died in 1917. For more than 50 years prior this French artist became renown for his paintings, sculptures, prints and sketches, in particular his focus upon dance as a subject. Such as the painting titled Dance Tilting, painted in 1883. Degar was an impressionist or realism painter, known for his intricate detail and…

Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox

Works on paper – in progress IN THE STUDIOIt has been wet, cold and windy here in Brisbane this weekend. A good time to spend in my studio. And, this is exactly what I did – for part of the weekend anyway. The photos above and below are of work in progress – works on…

Rachel Castle

Rachel Castle,Sydney based artist, designer, entrepreneur, lover of wiener dogs… interviewed by The Jealous Curator

Clair Bremner

  Can you imagine walking through these magical, candy-hued forests? Sigh. This is the work of Melbourne based painter Clair Bremner. Abstract, landscape, loose drips, tiny details… and her color palette… oh yes, there’s a whole bunch of dreamy magic going on in there. Love. {Some of Clair’s work is available through her online shop} http://www.clairbremner.com.au/…