Photos: ‘Curses’ – Black Canyon, Melbourne

Really nice photo recap of the ‘CURSES’ show which opened in Melbourne a couple of weeks back – presented by Black Canyon and hosted by OKLA, a beautiful warehouse space in Collingwood.  A big crowd came out for the Friday night opening to check out new work by Georgia Hill, Sean Morris, Melissa Grisancich, James McKenna and Nathan Alexis Brown. (Pics by Tom Groves, Sinead Kennedy and Lauren Crockett.) OHCURSES1OHCURSES2OHCURSES20 Continue reading

Photos – ‘Full Serve’ at RVCA Downstairs Gallery

After a hugely successful showing in Melbourne, RVCA Downstairs Gallery in Paddington gave Sydneysiders a chance to see ‘Full Serve’ a collaborative show by New York based legend DMOTE and Australian based mavericks, Will Lynes and Nathan Pickering. Gloriously matching the iconic work of DMOTE with the insane talents of the boys behind the sign writing behemoth that is Lynes & Co – this show is not to be missed.
Hanging around till late April – make sure you get down to check it out.

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‘HALF/TIME’ Will Cooke at The Tate

Much loved Tate resident, Will Cooke, presented his first solo show at The Tate Gallery this week, titled ‘HALF/TIME.’ 12 abstract paintings adorned the gallery wall, each piece a reaction against a series of 12 photos taken by the artist over a six hour period. The angular, striking pieces hark back to the artist’s interest in Gerhard Richters photo paintings. Using aerosol and acrylic on wood, the works confidently covered small to large scale pieces, with a purposeful display of bold colour ways. The show runs till Sunday 25th of November, get down!

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‘It’s a myth that hyenas don’t hurt’ Joel Dickens at Lower-Fi

The second installment at Lower-Fi this week provided space for Joel Dickens to show his beautiful, energetic abstract paintings. The work on show comprised a selection of pieces he has created over the last 35 weeks, with Joel creating one piece each week for a continuous stretch of 52 weeks. Also on show was the large scale painting for this weeks entry, a huge black length of canvas dominated by a ferocious pink mark that commanded attention.

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