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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 […]

New Surry Hills art gallery sells affordable art from local artists

By Tessa Pelle The Sketch Collective Gallery dedicates its space to showcase the talent of emerging Australian based artists, with most artworks priced between $500 and $1500. After noticing a gap in the market for affordable art pieces, Founder and Director, Caroline Heslop turned her freelance collective office space into a gallery for local and emerging […]

Chippendale’s Galerie pompom Closing Down

BY ERIN MODARO In a statement made on Monday, Galerie pompom in Chippendale has announced that it will be closing its doors after the end of its current exhibition. The multidisciplinary gallery was created by Ron and George Adams in 2012 and has run exhibitions for over 10 years, featuring over 200 Australian and international […]

The Return Of Newtown’s Lennox Street Studios Open Days

Next weekend Newtown Lennox Street Studios will once again swing open the door to the general public for their annual Open Studio Weekend on April 1-3. The famous annual Open Studio Weekend returns after what seems like forever thanks to COVID lockdowns & restrictions. These Open Studio Weekends have been an annual tradition for the […]

Step into the life on an artist – BRETT WHITELEY STUDIO

BY RIDA BABAR If you’re feeling particularly artsy, the Brett Whiteley Studio is a bite size look into the area’s creative scene, boasting an array of works and a personal look into the world through the eyes of iconic Australian artist, Brett Whiteley. Look through unfinished paintings, equipment, books, and graffiti walls covered with quotes […]

Spider-Man scales the rooftops at Madame Tussaud’s

By Rida Babar Madame Tussaud’s latest venture is right up any Marvel fan’s alley - an exclusive look and chance to take pictures with a replica of the suit and figure used in Spider-Man: No Way Home. Slinging from New York City to Darling Harbour, this all new and immersive experience is a must-see for […]

Art Habits: Michael Lindeman on creativity and cheeky philology 

With casual humour and mixed mediums, Michael Lindeman is making audiences think.  Most of his work examines personal identity in the wake of artistic commodification. Mixed medium works usually have text as the central subject, prompting audiences to disrupt conventional thinking. Simply, Lindeman asks us what art is and why we view it.  “A lot […]

Stanley Street Gallery – saplings

A group show curated by Emma Pinsent has taken over the Stanley Street gallery as it showcases the saplings of Sydney's art scene. The exhibition showcases works by artists Anna May Kirk, Tamara Marrington, Chrystal Rimmer, Catriona Secker, and Rebecca Selleck. Across their works these artists explore ideas relating to the Anthropocene, natural and social […]

Arthouse Gallery – I Am Here

The fully-booked launch of I Am Here at Arthouse Gallery featured an intergenerational panel of female artists involved in different mediums: Katherine Hattan, an artist with the rigour of decades of experience; Jo Bertini, who has dedicated her work to the love of desert landscapes around the world; and a curious figure dressed in a balaclava […]

Curatorial+Co

It’s so uplifting to hear of a company in the arts that hasn’t been experiencing anxiety during COVID-19. When so many traditional art galleries were closing down, others were scrambling to fast track their online presence during the lockdown. But Curatorial+Co were already operating a digital platform, and were set up as a virtual gallery […]