Kevin Capon: Portraits 1984 – 85

This exhibition on at Sanderson Contemporary, Auckland, features a small selection of works from a wider body of forty photographic portraits that Kevin Capon shot throughout 1984-85. The black and white portraits captured prominent figures within the arts at the time, a snapshot of New Zealand’s creative face of the time. The portraits are close…

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For 1 month only CANVAS &CO. is taking submissions to feature/share new upcoming events, galleries, studios, exhibitions, art, writers and anything creative with our CANVAS & CO. creative followers. Email us a media release, link, images or information to:  info@canvasandco.com.au with subject heading ‘Submission for Canvas&Co. feature’. We’re looking forward to seeing what you’re all…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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