What does love have to do with it?
By Sophia Cai
One of the truisms that we are told about love is that absence makes the heart grow fonder, that distance from our dear ones makes us love them even … Continued
In 2018 Mackinnon was injured in a surfing accident, which meant he had to change the way he painted in order to produce his large-scale canvases. This injury, followed by pandemic-induced lockdown, may have tested his mettle, however he has … Continued
It all feels like a bad dream.
I began making this exhibition towards the end of 2019. And I didn’t want to make a body of work about the descending dark age of nationalism, the nightmare of environmental … Continued
Paul Sloan’s Animal Kingdom (2020) measures the beauty, absurdity and looming threat of the animal world using the slide rules of grayscale, hermeticism, and anthropomorphic projection. A cat emerges from inky darkness. A long-tailed tit stares at the viewer, poised … Continued
Pleasures Against Nature – 13 March to 19 March 2020
Encounter a new site-specific installation from one of Australia’s most exciting contemporary artists, Paul Yore. Taking its title from an expression found in 18th and 19th century discourses condemning gay … Continued
Classy – 14 March to 10 May, 2020
Melbourne-based artist Fiona McMonagle is well-known for her watercolours that probe the darker side of pedestrian life in the suburbs.
Featuring watercolour, oil painting and video works that span the last decade … Continued
Stories of metamorphosis and hybridity, the bastions of the monstrous, have permeated my work in various ways for many years. I am fascinated by the notion of transformation and that critical point at which a bodily change takes … Continued
Crown of Thorns
Gippsland-based artist Paul Yore’s solo exhibition ‘Crown of Thorns’ brings together new textiles, assemblages and collages, continuing the artist’s decade-long personal and candid investigation into the intersection of religion, sex, politics and popular culture. Taking … Continued
Hello blue sky.
It has been ten years since I first exhibited with Hugo Michell Gallery in Adelaide. We use time as a marker, for obvious reasons, and this milestone has had me wondering whether I’ve spent more … Continued
The Crimson Line
Born in the steel city of Newcastle, and growing up with his father working at Tubemakers it was only a matter of time before Trent Parke was drawn in by the industrial landscape that surrounds the Adelaide … Continued
In Super Natural Geologies, Amy Joy Watson’s shimmering embroideries and rainbow wire hills reimagine utopic landscapes, moving beyond the natural world as we know it. The geometric quality of these threaded surfaces references the artist’s earlier sculptural works, with … Continued
Travelling in remote areas as a child taught me to look carefully. The places I went felt isolating and, at times, dangerous. I used to tag along on hunting trips with my dad in order to be closer … Continued
I love those hot, windless summer evenings. There is a quiet stillness to the world that seems magnified by the mirrored surface of the sea. The last fingers of sun loiter over the beach, reaching out hanging on … Continued
Addressing the question: what was our planet three billion years ago? The installation Living Rocks: A Fragment of the Universe is a South Australian collaboration by artists James Darling and Lesley Forwood, Jumpgate, composer Paul Stanhope, and the Australian String … Continued
lldiko Kovacs’ abstract works revel in the rich and sumptuous possibilities of paint and its ability to evoke different thoughts, emotions, and sensations. Across the course of her career, Kovacs has created paintings that are intuitive and raw, the result … Continued