Charles Blackman -Australian Artist

A key figure in both Australian art and Heide history, artist Charles Blackman gained the support of John and Sunday Reed in the early 1950s and they were among the first collectors of his work. Sunday introduced him to the poetry of John Shaw Neilson, which informed his compelling Schoolgirl paintings, while his remarkable Alice…

Primavera 2016

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) unveils the eight artists included in Primavera 2016: Young Australian Artists, guest curated by Emily Cormack. The artists featured in the 25th edition of Primavera are Steven Cybulka (SA), Pia van Gelder (NSW), Biljana Jancic (NSW), Ruth McConchie (QLD), Adelle Mills (VIC), Mira Oosterweghel (VIC), Emily Parsons-Lord (NSW)…

The walls of Irene Warehouse — Black Mark

Irene Warehouse in Brunswick is a former two-storey lingerie factory that is now an artist-run, not-for profit, studio space and venue. It has been doing it for almost two decades and it is still going. It doesn’t say when it started on its website but I can remember going out there to meet with visiting […]…

Emma Walker – Australian artist

‘Sediment Songs’ represents Emma Walker’s intuitive translations of different experienced environments. Carved andpainted on board, the works channel the vast native landscapes the artist has walked through in Central Australia as well as Walker’s home on the coastal fringe of Northern New South Wales. The geographic and topological nuances of these… via New Work Friday #203…

Maritime Art at the Mission to Seafarers — Black Mark

The ANL Maritime Art Awards & Exhibition features the winning artworks and all the short-listed entries. Three rooms of paintings at the Melbourne Mission to Seafarers Victoria at the far dockside end of Flinders Street. It is in the perfect location for the exhibition including exhibiting under the dome of the historic Spanish mission-style building. […]…

Salon de Refuses

Each year, following the Archibald Portrait and Wynne Prizes, the E. H. Ervin Gallery puts together a travelling exhibition of the ‘alternatives’ – those that almost made it, but didn’t quiet make it. Until 20th November the Salon de Refuses can be viewed at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery. Read more . . .

Shipping Art

A step-by-step guide to shipping art. Despite our best efforts, accidents do occur however the opportunity for damage is minimalised through having your art packed and shipped in an appropriate container. It’s worth the time and cost to protect your valuable asset. Read more in the RedDot blog post.

Louise Hearman – Survey

During a career spanning three decades Hearman has become known for painting weird, moody vignettes rendered in deep chiaroscuro against amorphous backgrounds. Read More Image: Untitled copyrite Louise Hearman