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Town & Country Hotel To Hold Breast Cancer Awareness Drawing Event

By Erin Modaro. The Town and Country Hotel in St Peters will be holding a special drawing event on June 4 for breast cancer awareness and fundraising. Pub owner and breast cancer survivor Helen Filips will be modelling topless for the attendees to draw. Approaching 10 years of breast cancer survivorship, Helen and collaborators are running […]

The Greens election pledge to deliver an Artists Wage

Australian Greens Spokesperson for the Arts Senator Sarah Hanson-Young joined NSW senate candidate David Shoebridge at the TAP Gallery in Surry Hills yesterday to announce an artists funding pilot program called The Artists Wage. The creative funding initiative will provide 10,000 established or emerging artists and arts workers with the ability to be free to […]

400-Year-Old Dutch Master Artwork Uncovered In The Blue Mountains

A 400-year-old painting from the 17th century – which may now be worth up to AUD $5 million – has been uncovered in a Blue Mountains property that’s managed by National Trust of Australia (NSW). A recent art restoration project commissioned by the National Trust (NSW) has revealed a remarkable find. In amongst one of […]

Personal touches to Aiden Darling Harbour by renowned fine artist

By Lucinda Garbut-Young Multi-award winning and Archibald Prize finalist Jessica Le Clerc is no stranger to the new hotel Aiden Darling Harbour. She’s hand painted Australian botanicals across more than 70 rooms, along with an intricate, 25-metre-high hidden mural, seen out the windows of select private rooms.  As the hotel’s artist in residence, Jess has […]

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 […]

‘The Sea Of Hands’ By Frances Belle Parker – A Symbol Of Resilience

BY RENEE DALLOW The National Organisation For Aboriganal And Torres Strait Islander Reconciliation And Rights (ANTaR) is all about bringing people together and sharing cultural arts with the community through community involvement. For many years now ANTaR has organised an event called The Sea Of Hands which has previously been presented at Parliament House Canberra and […]

The Duke – the greatest art heist ever?

Based on a true story which occurred in 1961 this British film details the tribulations of Kempton Bunton, an elderly man who couldn’t keep a job and allegedly stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke Of Wellington worth £140,000 from the National Gallery in London. The film opens where he’s in court facing criminal charges for […]

REVIEW: Gabbi Lancaster’s ‘The Art Of Flow’ Online Art Workshops

BY RENEE LOU DALLOW Gabbi Lancaster is a unique artist with a penchant for dreamlike art works based on nature. Her art is an inspiration for those needing a break from the turmoil of the world in which we live. Lancaster’s Art Of Flow course is all about encouraging people, whether they be beginners or professional […]