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MIRANDA SKOCZEK FEATURED IN ‘THE DESIGN FILES’

Greatly inspired by the art of weaving, Miranda Skoczek finds herself drawn to rugs that hail from North Africa, particularly the Atlas region of Morocco, as inspiration. ‘I am taken by their chaotic configurations,’ Miranda says, ‘they remind me of the European Avant-Garde movement – COBRA – where experimentation was paramount.’ Despite her description of an ‘almost pious connection’ […]

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KYLIE BANYARD EXHIBITION PREVIEWED IN ART ALMANAC

Kylie Banyard: The Improbable Outside 28 February 2018 | Art Almanac Kylie Banyard’s paintings for ‘The Improbable Outside’ consider philosopher Elizabeth Grosz’ idea of ‘outsideness’ – searching from an outward perspective for what one might not be able to see from the inside. ‘In the process of making these works I’ve tried to hover somewhere […]

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GUY WARREN IN JOHN MCDONALD’S ‘ART’ IN THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD: GOOD WEEKEND

Art: Guy Warren John McDonald TRAVELLING NORTH (1989) BY GUY WARREN, CHARCOAL & CRAYON 56.5 X 77CM. Photo: Guy Warren AGE 96 LIVES GREENWICH, NSW REPRESENTED BY KING STREET GALLERY ON WILLIAM, SYDNEY; NICHOLAS THOMPSON GALLERY, MELBOURNE His thing Works on paper, landscapes, abstracts, memories. Our take Guy Warren is an institution in Australian art. Loved and respected by his […]

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Alun Leach-Jones tribute by Victorian College of the Arts Director Professor Jon Cattapan

Vale Alun Leach-Jones, distinguished painter and VCA alumnus VCA Director Professor Jon Cattapan remembers one of Australia’s great abstract artists. By Professor Jon Cattapan, Director, Victorian College of the Arts On 24 December 2017, distinguished alumnus artist Alun Leach-Jones passed away. Alun was born in Maghull, Lancashire in 1937, and moved to Wales at a […]

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Celeste Chandler included in Briony Downes’ article ‘Creative Building Blocks’ for Art Guide Australia

Childhood is often characterised as a time of play and exploration. But for many artists these early experiences are a kind of apprenticeship for their careers in art. Briony Downes asked artists Kate Rohde, Tanya Schultz, Patrick Hall, and Celeste Chandlerabout making stuff as children. At some point in our lives, we’ve all been asked what we want to […]

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ALUN LEACH-JONES TRIBUTE IN ART GUIDE AUSTRALIA

I was fortunate enough to meet Alun Leach-Jones for the first time in July 2017 when I interviewed him in his Sydney studio for Art Guide Australia. The English born painter was softly spoken, but gregarious, and our conversation ranged from the discipline of his daily painting routine and his passion for abstraction and colour to his plans for the […]

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