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Through Leslie's installation we are drawn into a world inside the body, inside the pain and triumph of human experience.
'At Large' is an interesting space in that, while it certainly celebrates new and local artists, it also subverts the traditional expectations we bring with us when we enter a gallery space.
'Land Agency' by artist Vicki Reynolds, at the Light Square Gallery in Adelaide, is visited with sounds of motorbike, human traffic on the surface of ground laden with rocks and sand and the sound of water
To say that those good people at the NGV have excelled themselves with this year’s Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series is somewhat of an understatement.
Sometimes art just mimics a weird, mashed up version of life that appears in dreams. Such is the case with the June shows at the Platform Subway Gallery.
Dorothy Berry’s 'Bird on a Wire' retrospective at the Arts Project Australia Gallery in Northcote is a culmination of twenty years work through the studio.
Streets and laneways – the title of Mark Wotherspoon’s current exhibition – pays homage to the roads of the inner west he has travelled in his search for old TV sets.
Portraiture is personal: people have paid for their likeness to be depicted in oils, photography, etching, and all manner of mediums, over many centuries. These representations were often displayed in pride of place in homes and offices around the world. So when it comes to judging one portrait as the best for a year in the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2009, I would imagine it could
Andrew Mayo captures a passion in the intense crowd scenes in Guys, Girls, Guitars: In the Pit - at the Front Gallery and Café - that the images stand out because they give us an entry ticket - we are down amongst the throng of the audience and the images are successful because we can see, smell, hear and touch the performance.
Sonya Veronica - Rouge Revisited at Guildford Lane Gallery Melbourne, applying her colours onto canvas with only her fingers, 'feels' - rather than 'paints' her compositions.
Samantha Everton is an established photographer, both in documentary and as a photographic artist exposing Vintage Dolls at the Dickerson Gallery in Collingwood.
'Duality of Light' is a New media exhibition using video instillation, photography and film to create immersive and intimate artworks.
Experimental Arts Foundation's Socially Disorganised shows a man dancing down a small sidewalk street market, to a chirpy little tune. He walks up to another man and knocks his bun into the air and you brace for conflict. But the other man just joins the dance and off they go.
Some very strange and bizarre work, some very exciting performances for week two of Short Sweet+Dance.
Two brand new cabarets take over the stage this week at Melbourne's The Butterfly Club. Featuring three talented young performers, the shows are fun, silly, musical, bright, colourful and just a lot irreverent.
Next door to ‘opening night’ for the Chillout Festival coincided the opening of an energetic digital media exhibition of works from Robyn Wilding and Kiera Poelsma. Located in the gorgeous village of Hepburn Springs, Chameleon Gallery sits between the Palais and Red Star Cafe. Put this on your list of ‘things to do’ if you are in the area over the next few weeks.
Perth International Arts Festival's A Flowering Tree is a mesmeric melding of story, voice and visual artistry.
John McDonald will be known to NSW based ArtsHub readers as art critic for the Sydney Morning Herald. Prior to this McDonald was editor of Australian Art Review and served as chief curator of Australian Art and the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra for a period.
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