SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY 2015

SYDNEY CONTEMPORARY : AUSTRALIA’S INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR Sydney Contemporary, Australasia’s international art fair, opens next week (Opening Night 10 September) with a diverse gathering of Australian and international galleries. It’s all taking place at Carriageworks in Sydney’s growing arts precinct, presenting over 90 galleries from 13 countries that will exhibit cutting-edge art and the next generation of emerging…

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GODWIN BRADBEER: Delinquent Sublime – early and recent work

CANVAS & CO was delighted to work with Godwin Bradbeer and James Makin Gallery on the installation of Bradbeer’s latest exhibition Delinquent Sublime – early and recent work.  The exhibition is a revealing exploration into the artist’s lesser known photographic past, spliced with exquisite new drawings and digital prints. Senior artist Godwin Bradbeer gives an interesting insight into the development of The Lodger Revisited a key…

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FESTIVAL OF CHANGE: Melbourne

Where:  Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane When:    Saturday 22nd August, 10am-6pm http://www.think.edu.au/festival-of-change Get INSPIRED and come hang out with other career seekers and entrepreneurs. The Festival of Change is hosted by THINK EDUCATION and is designed for entrepreneurs, creatives and anyone who might need a little career direction.  Get tips on how to get ahead or start your own business via a host of…

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Catch the last days of the SALA FESTIVAL

One of the most beloved events on South Australia’s arts calendar, the SALA Festival is an innovative, open-access visual arts festival celebrating and promoting the diverse talents of South Australian Living Artists. Launched in 1998, the festival presents the works of thousands of established and emerging artists through unique collaborations and exhibitions in hundreds of…

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RODRIGUEZ CALERO: Urban Martyrs and Latter Day Santos

El Museo del Barrio’s Urban Martyrs and Latter-Day Santos is the first museum survey of the Nuyorican artist Rodríguez Calero and the second in a series of five women-artist retrospectives in El Museo’s current five-year plan. Guest-curated by Alejandro Anreus, the installation includes 29 large acrollage canvases, 19 smaller collages, 13 fotacrolés (altered photography) on…

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MARNIE HADDAD: Max de Winter

Haddad’s new exhibition ‘Max de Winter’ reflects the Melbourne based photographer’s deep love for classic film; its romantic undercurrents and cinematic staging – in particular Hitchcock’s Rebecca. Read More…  Where: Scott Livesey Galleries  www.scottliveseygalleries.com When: 1 – 15 August 2015 —————— To promote your gallery or exhibition email us: info@canvasandco.com.au

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CLAIRE BRIDGE: Future Memory

When: 4 – 22 August 2015 Where: Flinders Lane Gallery http://www.flg.com.au All memory is imagination. Memory is a portal through time and space. Memory is a fluid, sensuous time machine. We pull memories out of orbit, like asteroids or planets circling our every moment and return them refreshed, remembered and infused with re-imagining. Memory is…

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CATHYANN COADY: Head Case

Where:  Seventh Gallery, http://www.seventhgallery.org When: 22 July – 8 August 2015 Head case is an exhibition that has Morph (alter ego of artist Cathyann Coady) engrossed in a moment of self-contemplation in order to explore the nature and absurdity of the selfie phenomenon.   Read More… ———————- To submit your exhibition to CANVAS & CO. email…

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Nite Art

  ONE NIGHT ONLY – Wednesday 24th July, 6pm to 11pm.  ONE CITY / ONE NITE / SIX O’CLOCK START 4 PRECINCTS / 21 GALLERIES / 56 ARTISTS PHOTOGRAPHY / INSTALLATION / PAINTING / SCULPTURE PRINTMAKING / DRAWING / MIXED MEDIA / NEW MEDIA TALKS / WALKS / OPENINGS MEET NEW PEOPLE / GET LOST IN ART Nite…

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Galerie Montmartre Presents – QUAREZ!

  Never before seen in Australia, the Quarez collection is a culmination of our many years sourcing, accumulating, dealing with, and simply loving original vintage posters! Vivid and demanding attention, physical, urban. The posters of Michel Quarez are an uncompromising study in advertising, liberated from detail or the superfluous, dealing directly with the subject at hand….

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Todd Hunter: Doused

A sensational body of new works by Todd Hunter at Scott Livesey Gallery.  A must see for lovers of paint, colour and The Beatles White Album.  Crack open a beer, slap on the vinyl  and drown yourself in the slash and drizzle of delectable oils on canvas.   Masculine, sexy, and muscular.  A rock’n exhibition. Where:  Scott…

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5 years in Fitzroy

A big smooch to everyone at Galerie Montmartre and friends who joined in celebrating 5 years of trading in Fitzroy. Special hugs to Stephan, Shelley and the gorgeous Michelle who have been an amazing group of people to work with.  It has been an absolute pleasure to be a part of your family and your…

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The Design Files Open House: Final Day!

THE DESIGN FILES OPEN HOUSE  is a unique collaboration between The Design Files and The Project Agency.  

YES it’s a pop-up. But it’s not in a vacant shop front or a shipping container. For one week in December we’re transforming a stunning residential home in Fitzroy, Melbourne, to create a temporary retail event unlike any…

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BRADBEER & MILOJEVIC: COLOUR vs MONO

WHERE: James Makin Gallery, Melbourne WHEN: 10 November – 3 December, 2011 http://www.jamesmakingallery.com GODWIN BRADBEER:  Intermezzo  November 10 – December 3 2011 Stark and mysterious, Godwin Bradbeerʼs latest exhibition of drawings at James Makin Gallery continues his extraordinary investigation of the physical and metaphysical human form. After a highly successful show at James Makin Gallery in 2010,…

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An Occasion Magnifique!

For the past twelve months Galerie Montmartre has been working with a renowned European colleague, squirreling away a large collection of rare original vintage posters. Now they are ready. Spring is in the air, the sun is shining, and they feel the time is right to share this exclusive exhibition featuring the works of Savignac,…

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All I Have I Hope to Keep

Gallery Eight presents…. ALL I HAVE I HOPE TO KEEP  by Australian artists Thomas C. Chung & Amanda Humphries. Two-person exhibition @ Gallery Eight – Sydney (AUSTRALIA) 16 September 2011 – 6 October 2011 Everything is experienced through play in this exhibition. It is the first part of a two part show that suggests ideas…

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Art Melbourne Ticket Offer

 2 FOR 1 OPENING NIGHT TICKET OFFER – COME AND SEE ARTIST CATHYANN COADY AT ART MELBOURNE! Thursday 19 May, 5-9pm  – STAND A4 PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW  TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS LIMITED TICKET OFFER.  http://artmelbourne11.com.au/shop/coupon ENTER THE UNIQUE COUPON CODE: EXHIB241 (Please note that this code can only be used once and is…

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Walk to Art: What a great idea!

  Walk to Art is more than an exploration of art – it encompasses culture, food and adventure.  www.walktoart.com.au Walk to art is an intimate, behind the scenes tour that changes frequently, is highly researched and takes you to street art and art in artist-run spaces, quirky galleries and studios – all hidden in Melbourne’s…

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MONA – what we’ve all been waiting for!

The much anticipated and talked about MONA – The Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania is now open.  It’s the brainchild of mathematical prodigy David Walsh, built on the banks of the Derwent River.  A wonderland of the bizarre, a wet dream for art enthusiasts and now the largest private museum open to the…

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Erotica: curated by Jessica Williams

Erotica brings together a diverse range of contemporary, antique, modern and tribal artworks that explore the ancient urge to express the erotic and sexual dimension of human experience through visual media. The exhibition also explores the liminal spaces between the genres of erotic, pornography, obscenity and the nude, exploring how these borders can shift with…

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Art Sydney: The Highlights

CANVAS popped up to Sydney last weekend to check out Art Sydney Art Fair.  On display was a varied combination of ‘artist run’ and ‘gallery’ stands. NOTEWORTHY:   Marlon Dalton with his stunning lightbox diptych inspired by the media onslaught on the young women of todays generation.  After asking Marlon if this work is one…

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Expressions of interest: City of Yarra Public Commission

Ok artists.  Time to get your large scale thinking caps on because the City of Yarra is currently accepting expressions of interest for a sound work public art commission. Details Below: ‘Shadows and Echoes Public Art Commission – Victoria Park’ The City of Yarra is currently accepting Expressions of Interest for Shadows and Echoes, a public art…

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Clare Whitney ‘After Eden’: New Exhibition

What better way to spend your Friday night than to check out ‘After Eden’ at Brunswick St Gallery a duo show where 2 Melbourne artists, Clare Whitney and Genevieve McLean, show their new works based upon concepts of the aftermath of the events in the mythical garden of Eden. After you have contemplated these artworks…

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JAZZ ROOMS PRESENTS: MULATU ASTATKE

The return of the legendary Mulatu Astatke, world-renowned musician, composer and arranger from Ethiopia.  This is one not to miss.  Such a fab original sound.  If you can’t make it to one of 2 gigs then I suggest a purchase of one of the albums.  Play it in the car to unwind or to aid…

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Contour: David Fairbairn at James Makin Gallery

This solo exhibition by David Fairbairn displays this artist’s unique, almost architectural descriptions of the human form. Fairbairn’s art making practice is largely dedicated to the medium of drawing, and he is recipient of some of the major drawing prizes in Australia.  There is a genre of 20th century draftsmanship that has been navigated by…

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Bromley at Capocchi

Renowned Interiors emporium and Melbourne institution of decorations Capocchi, will collaborate with David Bromley to unveil a limited collection of furniture pieces spanning the 1760-1960 era. Fused with old world charm the hand painted canvases will feature Bromley’s distinctive nudes and original canvases applied to a variety upholstered pieces including beds, dining chairs, arm chairs,…

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Something in the Water

Something in the Water 2010 Celebrate the opening of ‘Something in the Water’ at the Port Jackson Press Print Room Featuring new works by Tasmanian printmakers, Noni Gander, Madeleine Goodwolf, Nicolas Goodwolf, Milan Milojevic, Jonathan Partridge, Susan Pickering, Mandy Renard, Michael Schlitz and Melissa Smith. This event is the first of many small events Port Jackson…

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The Gracia Festival!

Sooooo much fun!!!!!!  The streets of Bario Gracia are decorated for the Gracia Festival once a year in August and the people of Barcelona go crazy.  Every street has a stage with live music and street performers.  Pop-up bars and glow in the dark art installations are spectacular as every street tries to out-perform the…

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Highlights from the Melbourne Art Fair 2010

Between installing 2 stands, and working with galleries, artists ands collectors to produce yet another great showcase of Australian art,  CANVAS managed to take a few pics of the stands that really caught the eye at this year’s Melbourne Art Fair. CANVAS Favorites: Casts of Stelarc’s ongoing project ‘The Ear’ set against Todd Hunter’s beautiful…

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Visual delights in Gertrude St, Fitzroy

If you happened to be walking up or down Gertrude Steet this weekend then you were in for a visual treat.  It’s the second year of the annual Gertrude Street Projection Festival.  Light projections appeared down alleyways and in shop windows and Rose Chong’s Costume Shop took on the Myer Christmas windows with a touch…

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Art Melbourne: 4-8 August 2010

Get ready for an art blast!  For 4 days in August Melbourne will host the biggest art event in Australia; The Melbourne Art Fair, a bi-annual event where a selection of Australian and international galleries will feature their artists.  Also incorporated into the Art Fair are programs, forums and  awards (see below) which can be…

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