Laith McGregor’s latest Sydney exhibition ‘Ohne Titel (Them Listless Folk from Apocryphal)’

According to critic and writer Andrew Frost, in his latest show artist Laith McGregor ‘ups the weirdness’ [Sydney Morning Herald 2 March ’12]. Read our full review of the exhibition ‘Ohne Titel (Them Listless Folk from Apocryphal)’ at Sullivan and Strumpf Fine Art (Sydney) at The Art Life.

Laith McGregor 'Drunken Boat' 2012 oil on linen 183 x 274.5cm

[Image courtesy Sullivan and Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney].

What’s new in art for 2012? Australian commercial galleries respond…

Australian commercial galleries will slowly return from their long summer hiatus over the next week or two. What are we going to see this year, and how positive are they about what lies ahead? 

We tracked down a few gallerists to ask three short questions about their plans…read the full story on ‘The Art Life’.


Danie Mellor, 'The Reality of Myth (in the presence of History)' Pastel, pencil & wash with glitter & Swarovski crystal on Saunders Waterford paper 192 x 145 cm

[Image courtesy of the artist and Michael Reid Art]

Lionel Bawden’s ‘Pattern Spill’ exhibition in Melbourne.

500,000 pencils and counting…

Artist and sculptor Lionel Bawden has a new exhibition at Karen Woodbury Gallery in Melbourne. I recently had a chat with him for The Art Life.

Lionel Bawden, Pattern Spill II, 2011, coloured Staedtler pencils, epoxy, incralac on perspex shelf, form: 24.0 x 32.0 x 25.5 cm, shelf: 7.5 x 30.0 x 60.0 cm Photo: Craig Bender