Independent Print
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Independent Print

Independent Print 14th – 31st August, 2013 A group showcase of independently operated Presses and Print Workshops around Melbourne. Opening Thursday 15th August, 6.00 – 8.00pm @ Firestation Print Studio. Melbourne is a creative town filled with creative practitioners. But, there aren’t a huge amount of opportunities for such practitioners to make a living doing … Continue reading

Colour Without a Name – EOLO PAUL BOTTARO
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Colour Without a Name – EOLO PAUL BOTTARO

Colour Without a Name, the latest exhibition by Eolo Paul Bottaro presents an enigmatic series of paintings inspired by the creative contemporaries, urban locales, and historical artworks that have lodged in the artist’s prolific imagination. The cryptic title of this exhibition, which evokes ideas surrounding perception and the limits of understanding, is an appropriate one … Continue reading

Jeffrey Smart (1921 – 2013)
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Jeffrey Smart (1921 – 2013)

In memory of one of the greats of Australian painting who passed away earlier this week, Jeffrey Smart. Despite Modernism’s challenge to representational imagery, and the subsequent Death of Painting discourse which questioned the relevance of painting within the contemporary art spectrum, Smart remained true to his chosen genre and medium and created some of the most iconic … Continue reading

Cinder – TROY RUFFELS
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Cinder – TROY RUFFELS

Photo-media artist Troy Ruffels extends the boundaries of traditional photography towards a realm of limitless creative possibilities. Observing and recording sites within the Tasmanian wilderness and beyond, Ruffels draws from multiple source images to arrive at his final works. In doing so the artist weaves a highly personal and emotive response to various locations within … Continue reading

Old Marriage – BRONWYN REES
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Old Marriage – BRONWYN REES

In this series of multifaceted etchings and drypoints by Bronwyn Rees, the Australian bush becomes a space riddled with unfolding narratives and symbolic cues. In these prints sensual pleasure, emotional fortitude, threatening darkness, and paranormal occurrence are all bound together by the twisted yet pervasive beauty found within our forests, lakes and scrublands. While the … Continue reading