Sound Spheres – JOHN ASLANIDIS
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Sound Spheres – JOHN ASLANIDIS

Published in Art Monthly Australia, September 2014, Number 273. pp. 24-29 For over 20 years the Melbourne-based artist John Aslanidis has defined a space between sound and vision, through seeking to create ‘paintings you can hear and sound you can see’.[1] His paintings take the form of numerous interlocking and exponentially expanding concentric circles that … Continue reading

Reflection – DAGMAR CYRULLA
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Reflection – DAGMAR CYRULLA

Catalogue essay for Dagmar Cyrulla’s exhibition Reflection, 25 October – 19 November, 2014 Wagner Art Gallery, 39 Gurner St, Paddington NSW, Australia  Also published on artshub.com.au 29th October, 2014 In this latest body of work by Dagmar Cyrulla, the artist creates atmospheric mise-en-scènes that frame her exploration into intrinsic relationships that bind people together. Relationships between … Continue reading

Hendrick Goltzius – splendour and excess
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Hendrick Goltzius – splendour and excess

“The fact – and this will seem to many unbelievable – that his paintings by no means equaled his superb engravings did a lot to damage his reputation.”[1] Constantijn Huygens, 1630 The term ‘virtuosity’ rarely fails to surface when discussing the graphic oeuvre of Dutch artist Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617). Praised for his sheer technical brilliance, … Continue reading

Cristofano Robetta – poetic imperfection
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Cristofano Robetta – poetic imperfection

Cristofano Robetta (1462 – 1535 after) is not exactly a well known name, even to those interested in the early history of western printmaking. Over-shadowed by luminaries of his era, print historians have invariably discussed the awkward and technically unrefined aspects of his work. They also point out its heavily derivative nature as Robetta freely … Continue reading