Photos: ‘The Screaming Hand art show’ at Ambush Gallery – Sydney

The Screaming Hand art show recently opened at Ambush Gallery in Sydney, so we braved the rain and checked out this amazing (and large!) collection of both old and new original art, all based on the famous Jim Phillips icon, The Screaming Hand!

The show, curated by Eddie Zammit and Produced by Santa Cruz AUS, was really well presented and jam packed full of amazing work by both local and international artists. Too many to name… A great opportunity for the local artists to be given free reign over a classic image, plus an honour for most to have their work presented next to some of the world’s most renown (skate related) artists such as Mark Gonzales, Steve Olson, Mike Giant, Thomas Campbell, Andy Jenkins and many many more including original artwork by the creator himself, Jim Phillips.

With multiple rooms (our favourite was the video / process room), this show is definitely one not to miss, and make sure you don’t because it’s only open for a short amount of time!

Find out all the details here. (All photos below by Enzo Amato) Click below for the full set of photos…

Screaming Hand art show Sydney - Jim Phillips

Screaming Hand art show Sydney - Jim Phillips

Screaming Hand art show Sydney - Jim Phillips

Screaming Hand art show Sydney - Jim Phillips

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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

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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 www.rocketk.co

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Opening: BOOTLEG MAD MAX at Sydney Opera House curated by Goodspace and The Opening Hours

Bootleg Mad Max at Sydney Opera House

Goodspace together with Elliott ‘Numskull’ Routledge of The Opening Hours has curated BOOTLEG MAD MAX, an exhibition inspired by the Mad Max universe past and present at the Sydney Opera House for #GRAPHIC2015.

It features ILK (PARIS), MADDY YOUNG (MELB), JAMES JIRAT PATRADOON, GEORGIA HILL AND CHRIS YEE and is open to the public this Sunday 11th October 10AM – 10PM at the beautiful SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE in Circular Quay

‘Bootleg Mad Max’ featuring Ilk, Maddy Young, James Jirat Patradoon, Georgia Hill and Chris Yee.
Where: The Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Opening: Sunday 11th October, 10am – 10pm

Opening: ‘Until Next Time…” final show at The Tate Gallery – Sydney

We were deeply saddened by the news of The Tate Gallery’s closing…

It’s been a gallery close to our hearts, and a space that in it’s time, has hosted an incredible mix of both world renown artists, and young emerging artists. All without rent or commission. Something which is so unique in the art world.

We’re excited to be helping The Tate Gallery team with one last show. So we’ve gathered as many available artists on short notice as possible to curate one last group show.

‘Until Next Time…’ group show
Where: The Tate Gallery, Glebe
Opening Hours: Wednesday 4th March, 6pm onwards

Until Next Time

Photos: Black Canyon Melbourne launch

New Australian arts project Black Canyon debuted in Melbourne on Friday, with “Welcome To Black Canyon” – a poster show and zine launch. Featured artists were Simon Landrein, Irkus M. Zeberio, We Buy Your Kids, French, Tina Lugo, Chris Yee, Jasper Dunk, Caitlin Shearer, James Jirat Patradoon, Ben Constantine, Nathan Brown, Maddy Young, Bene Rohlmann, Emma Wiesenekker, Jumbo and Reginald Pean. Check out some photos from the night below. BC OH 1BC OH 2BC OH 3 Continue reading

Opening: James Jirat Patradoon – Hydra

Sydney based illustrator James Jirat Patradoon‘s new exhibition opens this week, featuring a series of large scale graphite works on paper aiming to channel the manic energy of the way we experience imagery online. Some incredible images below of these works in progress from the past few weeks. You’ll see these finished and in all their glory at the opening.

‘Hydra’ opens Thursday 28th of August at the RVCA Corner Gallery in Melbourne before moving up to Sydney next month.

 

 

 

 

 

Mixed Business this Thursday

Mixed Business opens this Thursday night at Ambush Gallery, James st, Waterloo (Not Surry Hills).

The exhibition is turning out to be a monster, with over 35 artists from Australia and Overseas (alot of which are travelling to Sydney for the opening), every artist has created an entirely new work specifically for this show.

GET DOWN, this Thursday 18th, 6pm. Ambush Gallery, James St Waterloo (See google map)

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