Kate’s exhibition ‘Unstable Elements’ is a collection of aesthetically charged abstract paintings featuring detailed patterning and collisions of rich colour. Each painting captivates the viewer into a landscape of chaos and calm, darkness and light and the forms and geometries create compositions that challenge one’s perception of what is real or virtual. It is a truly stunning body of work and the catalogue essay written by Phip Murray is well worth a read. Currently showing at Helen Gory Gallery until the 26th July, 2014. […]
In March I was invited to collaborate on The Design File’s monthly ‘Hunt Gather’ blog post by Simone Haag. With my love of colour I was excited that the theme for the product edit was ‘Radiant Orchid’ – this years Pantone colour of the year. Check out the full blog post here with beautiful objects and artworks featuring glorious purple hues.
Colour blocking … Australian contemporary landscapes …. Perfection. Michael Muir‘s exhibition of new works ‘Corner Shops’ will be on show at Sophie Gannon Gallery in March, 2014. Image 1) Michael Muir, Down the Highway, oil on linen 2013. Image 2) Michael Muir, Ghosts, oil on linen 2013. Image 3) Michael Muir, Golden Rose, oil on linen 2013. Image 4) Michael Muir, In the Summer, oil on linen 2013. Image 5) Michael Muir, The Faults, oil on linen 2013.
Sam Leach‘s new collection of works ‘Theriophily and Substance‘ will be on display at Art 14 London, 28 February to 2 March. “Sam Leach`s virtuosic oil paintings, executed with exemplary brushwork and encased in resin, are thematically and stylistically informed by the still life tradition of 17th century Dutch painting. His mimetic works conflate the poles of the metaphorical and the empirical, the analogous and the objective, in an ongoing investigation of the relationship between humans and animals.” Sam Leach […]
Its going to be a hot one in Melbourne tomorrow … 40 degrees! If only i could hang out here for the day! Friends With You ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow‘ art installation at Art Basel Miami Beach 2013. “The installation is a physical manifestation of the Rainbow Spectrum- transforming ideas and emotion into a colorful, translucent, toy-like inflatable world that will colorize the environment and its participants”. Take me there now!!
Hues of icy greys, smoky blues, dusty whites – it is STILL raining in melbourne. Image 1) Trevour Mein photographic print from his Cirrus Series. Available from Otomys. Image 2) Phillip Wolfhagen, Second Exaltation’, 2011, oil and beeswax on linen. Represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery. Image 3) Diesel ‘Cloudscape’ Armchair produced by Moroso.
I am a little bias here as I do own an Amber Wallis painting… however – her current exhibition ‘Flipping the Slip‘ at Gallery 9 in Sydney looks pretty A.M.A.Z.I.N.G to me! Image 1: Palm / submerged elbow 2013 oil on canvas. Image 2: Upside down landscape 2013 oil on linen. Image 3: White Painting 2013 oil on linen. Image 4: Sillman / Entangled Floating Bed 2013 (diptych)