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NGV Triennial: Summer’s Kaleidoscope

by Caitlin Leishman It’s the final month to catch the NGV Triennial.  On the ground floor of the NGV, even on an inoffensive Tuesday afternoon, you are greeted with the swarming buzz of families, tourists, and even a few art goers all darting back and forth like excited wasps. Initially, the crowd can be overwhelming, so a deep breath is […]

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Claudia Fontes

Organic and sublimely emotive, the sculptures of Claudia Fontes, which are visceral interpretations of ‘foreigners’ inhabiting the daily environment that she observes on her many walks in the countryside display a quirky, yet idyllic image of everyday life where all types of people and cultures mesh together to work, live, love and play. Where are you from? She ponders, and […]

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Belinda Wilson, Artist, researcher, thinker, by Anita Traynor

  Belinda in her studio Melbourne artist, Belinda Wilson, is currently at the nitty gritty end of her masters wherein she deliberates the widespread effects that weather has on our psyche.  Looking intrinsically at how growing up in Regional Victoria, where sometimes long periods of intense drought can have devastating outcomes on its rural environment, Belinda’s art attempts to highlight […]

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BROOK ANDREW, THE RIGHT TO OFFEND IS SACRED, by Anita Traynor

Brook Andrew…………..           is definitely a highly regarded and easily identifiable force within the current contemporary art market. His recent body of work is no less tame than usual and traverses along our paths with the force of an impending tornado.  Unabashedly provocative, with its heady social context and broadly interpretative text, it reveals the darker side […]

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Joshua Yeldham, Rishi, by Anita Traynor, art consultant, blogger, Melbourne

JOSHUA YELDHAM – RISHI SCOTT LIVESEY GALLERIES 16 NOVEMBER – 10 DECEMBER 2016   It’s no secret that I am not just a smidgen enamoured with the works of Joshua Yeldham, whether they be his breathtaking landscapes that portray monolithic mangroves resting by the Hawkesbury river, or the elusive owl, ominously peering out of the canvas, or for that matter […]

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Artists on the Move exhibition presented by Anita Traynor Fine Art, 7th-27th November

ARTISTS ON THE MOVE A group exhibition of four very different artists from Melbourne showcasing their recent paintings, (and some very cool sculptured lights by Daniel Truscott).                                                                   […]