Capocchi: An oasis of treasure in Collingwood

If you love antiques, art and collectibles then come and check out the newly opened Capocchi Collingwood at 360-364 Smith Street. Owners Angela Capocchi and Steve McKinnon are a rock’n duo with an infectious passion for 19th and 20th century furniture, lighting and decorative arts. Angela and Steve are not newcomers to the industry though….

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Artwork of the Week

SARAH KELK Sky Pink, acrylic on canvas, 76.2cm x 91.4cm //  $2200 framed in Tasmanian oak // available from www.sarahkelk.com Sarah Kelk is the creator and designer of the online store and design brand Hello Polly. She is also an artist. Her expressive, colourful and abstract paintings are often the starting point for other design projects. Her approach is…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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