Entries Open: Nillumbik Prize 2016

Entries are now open for the Nillumbik Prize 2016 – a celebration of contemporary works of excellence by artists with a Nillumbik connection. Nillumbik Shire Council in association with Montsalvat presents the Nillumbik Prize; celebrating contemporary works of excellence by artists with a Nillumbik connection. Entrants must demonstrate a connection to the Shire of Nillumbik…

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FEATURED ARTIST: Hellen van Meene

The gift of a camera at age 15 was the beginning for Hellen van Meene.   Born in the Netherlands in 1972 she began photographing girls her own age whom she knew.  First exhibiting her work in 1996 she has continued to show internationally in America, UK, Europe, and Japan and is quoted as one of…

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VIV MILLER: Innermosts

Where:  Gallery 9, Sydney    www.gallery9.com.au When:  23 September – 17 October 2015 Viv Miller’s paintings and drawings are characterised by an idiosyncratic use of abstract and representational approaches. Her work draws influences from a range of Western and Asian art traditions, as well as imagery from the natural world, computer graphics and cel animation….

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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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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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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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BON MOTT: It Wasn’t The First, It Wasn’t The Last

Bon Mott is a multidisciplinary artist whose work encompasses design and performance with a major emphasis on spatial/sculptural practice. Currently her work explores the realm of performance art, embodying Bon Mott, the female ghost of AC/DC’s deceased frontman, Bon Scott. Mott’s practice encompasses a meditation on the female journey in Australia, both personal and collective,…

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Lazarides does BRUTAL

London Gallery Lazarides has been putting up some impressive cutting edge exhibitions with BRUTAL an offsite project alongside 2 part exhibition ACTIONS/INSIDE OUT by solo artist JR.  read more…

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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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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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Andy Goldstein: Vivir en la Tierra

Vivir en la Tierra (Living on Land), by Andy Goldstein is a traveling exhibition of 65 large scale photographs that is touring several Latin American cities. The images were also published in a 2012 book titled Vivir en la Tierra by the Buenos Aires-based Edhasa publishing house.  CANVAS discovered this exhibition while it was in Cartagena, Colombia and…

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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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