ARRYN SNOWBALL ‘SLACK WATER’ AT USC ART GALLERY 18 FEBRUARY TO 7 MAY 2022

Slack Water is a collaboration between artist, Arryn Snowball and poet, Nathan Shepherdson about the Pacific Ocean. At the end of 2017, Shepherdson made 77 poems in response to Grant’s Guideto Fishes known as the ‘fisherman’s bible’. The exhibition brings together new and recent paintings, gouache studies, and experimental performance-based drawings by Snowball inspired by the…

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KYLIE BANYARD AND JESSIE BOYLAN’S LA TROBE ART INSTITUTE BIANNUAL FACADE COMMISSION ON VIEW UNTIL 8 MARCH 2022

“Artists Kylie Banyard and Jessie Boylan spent time visiting Bendigo Creek during winter and early spring 2021. Rising gently about here is the result of their collaborative experiments with historical and contemporary photographs, maps, topographical drawings, oil paint and watercolour. . For thousands of years prior to European colonisation, Bendigo Creek flourished under Djaara custodianship.…

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‘SIGHT UNSEEN: WORK FROM THE LOCKDOWN EXHIBITIONS – MILES HALL / PHILJAMES & POLLY BORLAND / JOHN BOKOR’ IN BELLE MAGAZINE’S FRIDAY FABULOUS FIVE

‘Sight Unseen’ at Nicholas Thompson Gallery presents selected works from three 2021 exhibitions that were rendered inaccessible to the public for their duration due to Melbourne’s lockdown. These highly distinct bodies of work – ‘Stardust’ by Montpellier-based artist Miles Hall, John Bokor’s ‘Still Lifes & Interiors’, and a joint series by Philjames and Polly Borland…

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ELEANOR LOUISE BUTT’S 10 METRE COMMISSIONED WORK ‘MUSIC & TREES’ ON VIEW AT HER BAR, MELBOURNE CBD

Eleanor Louise Butt’s ten metre commissioned work ‘Music and Trees’ can now be viewed installed at the newly opened HER BAR in Lonsdale Street, Melbourne . “During the spring of 2021 I travelled through a forest daily to get to the studio where I made this painting. The light shone through the new leaves and…

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GUY WARREN FEATURE BY SASHA GRISHIN IN ‘ART COLLECTOR’ ISSUE 90

Guy Warren is widely regarded as one of the important elders in Australian art, not because he is a centenarian but because of the exceptional and unusual contribution that he has made to the visual culture of this country. He was born in 1921 in Goulburn in rural NSW to a father who was a…

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SUZANNE ARCHER, SU BAKER & WENDY STAVRIANOS INCLUDED IN ANNE MARSH ‘DOING FEMINISM: WOMEN’S ART & FEMINIST CRITICISM IN AUSTRALIA’ PUBLISHED BY THE MIEGUNYAH PRESS

“A bold and strikingly illustrated record of women’s art and feminism in Australia, ‘Doing Feminism’ represents over 220 artists and groups with 370 colour illustrations punctuated by extracts from artists’ statements, curatorial writing and critique. Tracking networks of art practice, exhibitions, protest and critical thought over several generations, Marsh demonstrates the innovation and power of…

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