Artistan: Ryan L. Foote

Ceramicist, artist, chocolatier or architect? You be the judge. Melbourne artist Ryan Foote travels Australia and the world producing and exhibiting everything from masterful ceramics…

Jim van Geet: Selected Works

TOP: Jim van Geet, The Jury Whisperer (Charles Waterstreet), 2015  90 x 150cm, oil on linen Victorian artist Jim van Geet gathers background and visual…

Artisan: Married to the Sea

Married to the Sea Ceramics, based in the seaside town of Sunshine Beach, (near Noosa Heads) Queensland, produces handmade stoneware and porcelain pieces using Australian…

Van Gogh and the Seasons

Just before his death, Vincent van Gogh said to his beloved brother Theo, ‘La tristesse durera toujours’ ­– the sadness will last forever. And many…

Infinite Oasis – Myrtleford Art Gallery

TOP: Beryl Gay: Of Rugged Mountain Ranges (detail), 2015 Oil on stretched canvas 60 x 150cm Visitors to artist Jim van Geet’s new Myrtleford Contemporary…

John Perceval: Diamonds and Dark Clouds

It’s three-quarters the way through November, and we’ve finally got a decent day down on the Peninsula. Twenty-six degrees in Blairgowrie and Sorrento, 30 in…

Viktor&Rolf Fashion Artists

Louis XIV, the Sun King, is famous for creating the glittering palace of Versailles and committing its court to a life of unbridled decadence. Louis…

The Colt in the Codpiece – Degas

For as far back as I can remember, Van Gogh and Monet were my favourites; Degas never got a look-in until a happenstance compelled me….

Australian Impressionist: John Peter Russell

In my early twenties, it was par for the course to make love in the middle of the day on the back lawn, down the…

Tom Roberts – Sharing the Shed Dream

For love of Australian shearing sheds, and the golden light that is showcased in many of Australia’s iconic paintings, artist Ivan Durrant shears shares the shed…