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Telling Her-Story

By Rita Bratovich The recent documentary film, Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blache, details the forgotten achievements of a French female filmmaker who was at the forefront of the burgeoning industry in Europe. Celebrated at the time as a creative pioneer and entrepreneur, Guy-Blache was effectively written out of the history books and […]

1717 Painting/not painting

Seventeen artists display works in which they explore the traditional notions of painting in this latest exhibition at Galerie Pompom. The scope of the brief allows for a diverse range of interpretations, with pieces ranging in scale, materials, style, presentation and content. The vividly coloured, cartoon-like Bossy Bottom by Matthew Harris features a hot pink […]

Future Fallout – Kate Mitchell/Venus Of Venus – Tara Marynowsky

Kate Mitchell and Tara Marynowsky are two very different artists being showcased at Chalk Horse Gallery in Darlinghurst. Mitchell's works are quirky comments on modern society. In Future Fallout, the artist cycles to a colourful psychic shop which collapses as she opens the door. As the façade crumbles into reality she returns to her bike […]