Going Down Under: Rhys Lee Presents Series of New Paintings @ Nicholas Thompson Gallery, Melbourne Following the tradition of an annual solo presentation that started back in 2015, Nicholas Thompson Gallery is currently running the final week of Recent Paintings of new works by Rhys Lee. The artist told Juxtapoz, “The show came about by…

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YOU ME & COVID-19: MICHELLE CAWTHORN AND PETER SHARP The You, Me & COVID-19 series sees the region’s artists interviewed by the partners they’re sharing #iso with. Watch artists and partners Michelle Cawthorn and Peter Sharp in conversation from their home in the Sutherland Shire. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=pSBbL1ioeUw&feature=emb_logo

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Tonee Messiah By Lee-Ann Joy Tonee Messiah’s debut show at Nicholas Thompson Gallery, ‘In the Practice of Sitting’, explores three recurring themes – posture, place and sensation. Yet in her new work, familiar compositional movements and spatial relationships have been reanalysed by the unexpected confines of her home during the COVID-19 lockdown. Observation of spaces…

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Alun Leach-Jones, Noumenon XI blue ikon, 1967. Collection Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria. Gift of the Benalla Apex Club, 1967. The work can be viewed online at https://benallaartgallery.com.au/benallacollection/collection-view/1052789/ When Alun Leach-Jones, at the age of 23, decided to leave England, it was because, he said, he was feeling “hemmed in”. He was also keen to escape…

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Genevieve Felix Reynolds Genevieve Felix Reynolds is a visual artist fascinated by the progression of history. Or, as she puts it, “the journey of an object from something in its original context – in a temple or somebody’s home – and how that is translated over time, breaks down and reforms through photography and through…

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MARCH 28 2020 – 6:00AM Hunter identities reveal what they’re doing with their time as coronavirus hits home Scott Bevan  ESCAPE: Artist James Drinkwater at Myall Lakes. Picture: Supplied It is far better to be alone than in bad company,” the first US President, George Washington, famously advised. And right now, among the worst company…

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Art In Uncertain Times: Rhys Lee Reports From Down Under April 22, 2020 | in Studio Time Continuing our mission to check with friends and favorite artists around the globe, we virtually traveled all the way to Victoria, Australia, to check on what’s happening with Rhys Lee. Based in a small coastal town located southwest of Melbourne, the…

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Sunshine-Tinted Paintings By Eleanor Louise Butt STUDIO VISIT In these late autumnal days heading firmly into winter, the shift between seasons is most noticeable. Daylight savings slips away, temperatures drop into distinctly icier territory, and nature’s fragility begins to flake into nothing. Eleanor Louise Butt’s paintings remind us of this seasonal shift. Her latest body…

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