Art Month Sydney: The Beautiful Abstraction of Yioryios Papayioryiou – CHROMA/ΧΡΩΜΑ

If you’re a fan of modernist sculpture, and can cast your mind back far enough (if you’re old enough I guess), you might recall a…

Rone’s ‘Empire’ at Burnham Beeches – Art that Celebrates the Decline into Ruin

There’s something inexplicably powerful about Empire – an art installation project that has transformed the 1930s Dandenong Ranges mansion Burnham Beeches into a living, breathing…

Mirka has left the Easel – Melbourne Artist Ivan Durrant on Culinary/Arts Icons Mirka and Georges Mora

Arriving in 1951 from Paris, Mirka and Georges Mora transformed the Melbourne food and art scene. Their cafés and restaurants offered sophisticated food and their…

French Dining, Fine Wines and Contemporary Aboriginal Art: Why Tuileries Rutherglen has become the Ultimate Cultural Destination in regional Victoria

Its no secret that the extensive 2017 redevelopment of Rutherglen Estates’ cellar door, featuring the newly established Aboriginal Exhibitions Gallery within the same historic 1880s…

Australian Art News: Exhibitions & Openings Summer 2018-2019

Our roundup of what to see this summer among Australia’s best capital city and regional art galleries. REGIONAL VICTORIA Ivan Durrant: Colouring Lake Mokoan: ‘I’ve…

New Rutherglen Exhibition Offers the Chance to own Aboriginal Art

Opening to the public tomorrow, Saturday October 6 in Rutherglen, Victoria, the Aboriginal Exhibitions – Collection Highlights 2018 exhibition is an exploration of some of…

The Triumph of Charles Blackman – Artist Ivan Durrant’s Personal Homage

It’s easy to be reminded, how great an artist Charles Blackman was, especially with his painting Girl with a Nosegay (pictured). You have to stop…

Artisan: Made OF Australia

Anna-Marie Wallace discovered a penchant for clay by accident one afternoon while visiting a community arts centre pottery shed to kill some time. Five years…

Aboriginal Art: Billy Doolan – Patterns of Life

Internationally exhibited artist and Palm Island Aboriginal elder, Billy Doolan has exhibited and led cultural programmes across Australian and the world. Sharing inspirational messages and…

Arthur Boyd – The Poet with the Paintbrush

The 1957 Arthur Boyd painting Shearers Playing for a Bride is the most powerful and emotionally moving work I’ve ever seen – it’s haunted me…