Opening: Screaming Hand art show at Ambush Gallery – Sydney

In the Sydney leg of the worldwide tour of the Screaming Hand art show, 48 of the world’s most influential artists of the past 30 years and a further exclusive 30+ works of art from some of Australia’s most highly regarded local artists will be exhibiting their take on the iconic Screaming Hand image created by Jim Phillips, at Ambush Gallery.

The Australian artist that have created original pieces are:

Beastman, Dale Bigeni, Ben Brown, Buttons, Otis Carey, Greg Cleveland, Rhys Cooper, Days One, Marcus Dixon, Jack Douglas, Christopher Hancock, Georgia Hill, Idol, Luca Ionescu, Luke Lucas, Marian Machismo, Mayonaize, Meggs, Andy Murphy, Elliott Numskull, Sam Octigan, James Jirat Patradoon, Phibs, Callum Preston, Travis Price, Nicole Reed, George Rose, Glenn ‘Glenno’ Smith, Stay Bold, Ken Taylor, Unwell Bunny, Cat Wall, Mike Watt, Ozzie Wright & 23rd Key.

‘Screaming Hand art show’ group show
Where: Ambush Gallery, Sydney
Opening: Friday 5th November

Jim Phillips screaming hand art show

Photos: Felipe Pantone at Backwoods Gallery – Melbourne

Felipe Pantone was recently in Australia for Wonderwalls Wollongong 2015, where during his stay in the country also opened a solo show at Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne. The neat body of work reflected the unique futuristic visions of this versatile artist from Spain, whose fascination with modern-day technology and its rapid development continues to influence his vibrant artistic style.

Click below for the full set of photos.

Felipe Pantone

Felipe Pantone

Felipe Pantone

Felipe Pantone

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Photos: Bootleg Mad Max show at Sydney Opera House – Sydney

As a part of the Graphic Festival at The Sydney Opera House, both The Opening Hours and Good Space were invited to curate and host a group show, inspired by the George Miller film Mad Max Fury Road.

We commissioned works by Paris based ILK, and local artists Georgia Hill, Chris Yee, James Jirat Patradoon and Maddy Young, which were on show for one day only inside the Opera House. Check out the full set of photos below.

Images courtesy of Rocket K Weijers

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Opening: A Survival Guide / Kyle Hughes-Odgers at Swinton & Grant Madrid

kyle hughes-odgers a survival guide‘Field notes #1’ 92cm x 120cm acrylic on canvas 2015

Kyle Hughes-Odgers : A Survival Guide

Opening October 23 – 7pm
Swinton & Grant
Address: C / Miguel Servet 21, 28012, Madrid, Spain

This exhibition is the final outcome from a 1 month residency in Madrid and the end of 3 months on the road. It is the Australian artist first solo exhibition in Spain.

The show focuses on ideas around human behaviour and existence. An abstract visual representation of ‘field notes’ that is a reference guide to modern day life. Exploring ideas around nature, the built environment, human impact, mapping, precious objects and warning signs.

Finished artworks are across various mediums, archival ink on acid free paper, acrylic on canvas, small wooden sculpture and a large scale gallery installation.

On the outside with @nemans

Here’s the latest round up of walls and laneways in Sydney. Today’s gallery of photo’s include Birdhat, Retro, Mike Watt, Monstery, Grizzle, Mistery, Nico, Peque vrs, 23rd Key, Pudl, Bones, Phibs, Suchis, Rone, Numskull and more. Click below for more photos.
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Print Release: Kyle Hughes-Odgers

Kyle Hughes-Odgers is currently in Madrid for a residency and solo exhibition with Swinton & Grant As part of the upcoming show he is releasing 2 new prints. Full info below:
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‘Excess Baggage’
Print: 3 colour hand pulled screen-print 
Paper: 280 gsm 100% acid free olin regular ivory paper.
Size: 50cm x 70cm unframed.
Edition: 20
Signed and numbered / Worldwide shipping.

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 ‘There’s water on Mars?’
Print: 3 colour hand pulled screen-print 
Paper: 280 gsm 100% acid free olin regular ivory paper.
Size: 50cm x 70cm unframed.
Edition: 20
Signed and numbered / Worldwide shipping.

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Video: Wonderwalls Wollongong sneak peek 2015

In between all the photos being published for Wonderwalls, the Wonderwalls Wollongong team have released a teaser video. The full video will be out soon. In the meantime, check out this snapshot into the weekend that was Wonderwalls Wollongong 2015!

WONDERWALLS RECAP 2015 from Verb Syndicate on Vimeo.

Photos: Wonderwalls Wollongong 2015 – The Walls

Now that the dust (and sunburns) have settled from Wonderwalls, we can share some of the action from another amazing weekend. A huge thank you to our major sponsors for all the support and all the paint! Thank you to everyone that helped and also the artists for taking time out of the lives to add more beautiful murals to Wollongong City.

We will be bringing you more posts from the various parts of the weekend, but we thought we’d kick off with all of the finished murals painted for this year’s Wonderwalls in Wollongong, 2015!

All photos by Luke Shirlaw / Ironlak

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Wonderwalls Wollongong murals 2015

Wonderwalls Wollongong murals 2015

Wonderwalls Wollongong murals 2015

Wonderwalls Wollongong murals 2015

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Opening: Felipe Pantone ‘Stereodynamica’ at Backwoods Gallery – Melbourne

On his ongoing journey to explore the notions of a never-ending development of technology at a stunning speed, Felipe Pantone brings us yet another experiment in multistable perception. For his latest show called Stereodynamica, coming to Backwoods Gallery, this talented artist from Valencia will, for the first time in Australia, exhibit a series of stereoscopic works on canvas and paper. In order to add yet another dimension to his vibrant, kinetic, almost three-dimensional works, Felipe Pantone worked with stereograms, a particular kind of imagery which hides a picture within a picture.

‘Stereodynamica’ by Felipe Pantone
Where: Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne
Opening: Friday 16th October

Felipe Pantone - Backwoods Gallery

Felipe Pantone - Backwoods Gallery

Felipe Pantone - Backwoods Gallery

Video: Portrait of an artist ‘Felipe Pantone’ by Selina Miles

Selina Miles never ceases to amaze… This new video portrait of Felipe Pantone shows us again why she is at the forefront of art focussed video work. And of course, an amazing snapshot of the beautiful work of Felipe Pantone.

More on Selina here. More on Felipe here.

Portrait of an Artist | Felipe Pantone from Selina Miles on Vimeo.