Portrait Of Lismore Flood Victim Wins Archibald Prize

Blak Douglas, a Sydney-based artist with Dhungatti heritage, has won the Archibald Prize 2022 and $100,000 for his portrait of artist Karla Dickens, titled Moby Dickens. A five-time Archibald Prize finalist, Douglas painted his good friend, Wiradjuri woman Dickens for Australia’s most-loved portrait award. With his win Douglas becomes the second Aboriginal artist to win […]

Packing Room Prize goes to portrait of Taika Waititi

By Erin Modaro. The winner of the Packing Room Prize was announced at the Art Gallery of NSW by Head Packer for the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prize Brett Cuthbertson, with the award going to a portrait of Taika Waititi by artist Claus Stangl. The winning artwork features the eccentric filmmaker in a charismatic pose […]

Inner West Council’s ‘Perfect Match’ returns for 2022

By Amber Griffin Perfect Match has returned to the Inner West. If you are an artist or an Inner West property owner with a wall that could benefit from a bit of artistic flair… Applications for Perfect Match are now open for 2022! Vitalising the community through public art, it is a one-of-a-kind initiative that endorses […]

REVIEW: ‘Uncanny’ at Chrissie Cotter Gallery

BY SWAGATALAKSHMI ROYCHOWDURY The Uncanny exhibition by Kirsten Drewes and Elizabeth Rankin, which raises important questions about gender, is currently on display at the Inner West Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery in Camperdown. Throughout the exhibition Drewes and Rankin use the technique of 'peinture feminine' to create an uncanny space. The works are spaced out in absurdity […]

Kim Carpenter presents Wilde: Life And Fantasy

BY RENEE LOU DALLOW Kim Carpenter is presenting an exhibition of his paintings based on the stories of one of the greatest and most prolific writers of all time, Oscar Wilde. Carpenter’s unique flair for design and storytelling not only reflect the life and times of Oscar Wilde but also Carpenter’s own life and times […]

Largest public artwork by an Australian artist unveiled in the Sydney CBD

A major new public artwork inspired by the natural movement of water has been unveiled in Sydney’s CBD by one of Australia’s most celebrated contemporary artists. Ripples and Droplets, a mural by Maria Fernanda Cardoso, spans the length of one wall of a 36-storey residential tower in the centre of Sydney. Standing 11 storeys high […]

Project/Forward: 2047 reveals what a future planned by artists could look like

BY MARCUS HAAR If you feel like reconnecting with the community after the extended Sydney lockdown, but just want to kick back and experience some eye-catching imagery, Project/Forward: 2047 will be projecting dazzling images all over the public walls in the Newtown hub this weekend. The project is part of the Inner West Fest and […]

Lightworx Gallery Presents: Max Patte And The Spheres Of Infinity

BY RENEE LOU DALLOW Max Patte, an internationally renowned artist, has now set up a showing of his unique artworks in Darlinghurst. This new exhibition comes after having had his works hanging alongside other artists in the Lightworx Galleries in Auckland and Queenstown, New Zealand. Famous for his lifesized sculptures, Solace Of The Wind of which there […]

Tattooed: It’s An Art

Look around and you will see more and more people with tattoos adorning their bodies. As tattoos have become more an more commonplace inn society so to has the appreciation for the true art form that it is. This appreciation as an art is being taken to another level currently thanks to an art exhibition […]

The Way Home opens at Potts Point Gallery, STATION

STATION gallery has just unveiled Nell's latest solo exhibition, The Way Home, which continues her investigation into the nature of human existence. Set amongst the intimately scaled Potts Point gallery, Nell's exhibition reflects on the significance of 'home' as both a literal and symbolic space – one that has become especially loaded in the past […]