Noah Taylor at Lindberg Galleries

This thursday night kicks off with the opening of Noah Taylor’s exhibition at the new impressive Lindberg Gallery in Collingwood.  This will be Taylor’s first show in his hometown of Melbourne where he will be presenting a new suite of drawing, painting and sculpture. Taylor’s artistic career has spanned many genre’s including stage, screen and…

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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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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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AGNETA EKHOLM : Unfold

Where: Flinders Lane Gallery www.flg.com.au When: 25 August – 19 September 2015 Read More…. ——————— To submit your exhibition to CANVAS & CO. email us at: info@canvasandco.com.au

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Sonya Fu: Dreams and Spirituality

“Art is a powerful visual language and creating art is a calming and therapeutic process. I would like to share with people my dreamscape, its beauty and its oddity. It might be an eerie creature, a whimsical scenery or a disturbed beauty who speaks words of wisdom – they are all embodiments of my subconscious mind. If…

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Claire Bridge – Alchemy

WHERE:  Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne. WHEN: 16 July – 3 August 2013 For more info visit:   info@flg.com.au

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Kristin McIver: Status Quo

Kristin McIver’s current exhibition Status Quo at James Makin Gallery, Melbourne,  explores the notion of identity as commodity. The exhibition continues McIver’s exploration of consumer identity in the era of hyper-capitalism. The work in the exhibition (predominantly in neon, steel and concrete), transposes digital subject matter. Her work Sitting Piece, 2012 has recently been acquired by the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)…

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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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A vision of colour: Jorge Selarón

For over 20 years Chilean-born artist Jorge Selarón has transformed the stairs of Lapa, Rio De Janeiro with a mosaic of thousands of coloured tiles and murals known as The Selarón Steps. Starting in 1990, his vision has breathed colour and life into what was once a very run down and depressed area.  He continued his labor of…

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Peter Whyte – Near Death

From the spiraling Fibonacci sequence patterning of Sunflower, 2011, that evidences the building blocks of the universe, through to the faltering anthropomorphic forms of Tulip, 2012, that chants ‘memento mori’ – we are reminded of our own mortality and the transient nature of human existence…..read more

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Oliver Hopes – under the ashphalt

“Having been introduced to the world beneath our streets in my teens by friends, my current artistic exploration is based around stormwater drains. The architecture is often unusual and surprising in the way it unintentionally creates powerful moods and atmospheres. Human intervention such as graffiti, animals like spiders, cockroaches, bats and even eels, and the various levels of decay…

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Cathyann Coady: Is there a pill I can take for that?

Cathyann Coady’s ‘pill’ sculptures exist on the precipice between fact and fiction, reality and illusion, well-being and ill-health. The sophistication in their conception and their technical accuracy allows us to immediately notice what might have been previously ignored. Despite the common presence of pills in our lives to quickly arrest all sorts of pains and…

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STELARC – The Murmur of Skin

Where:  Scott Livesey Galleries    When: 7 – 31 March 2012 http://www.scottliveseygalleries.com ‘Think of the artist…suspended by wires and hooks, spinning above the distended ear on arm sculpture, listening to the murmur of its skin. The suspensions are experiments in bodily sensation, expressed in different spaces and in diverse situations. They are not actions for…

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Tanmaya Bingham: internal conduits to another world

Countermanding Saturation Brenda May Gallery, Sydney In an over stimulated world peace and quiet is a rare commodity. We have been forced to create internal conduits to another restorative world or void where the pressure on our senses is alleviated and we can retreat, relax and process….more.

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David Fairbairn: Insight

DAVID FAIRBAIRN Insight Where:   Stella Downer Fine Art:  www.stelladownerfineart.com When: 23 August – 17 September 2011 For more than twenty years DAVID FAIRBAIRN has been a leading Australian draftsman. His arresting portraits are charged with an uncanny psychological reality, they reveal a fascination with structure and presence. As he builds up his complex, textured surfaces, FAIRBAIRN…

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