Antony Gormley’s ‘Inside Australia’

“If I look toward the horizon and squint I can make out human figures. First one, then another, like dead trees after a fire. Each of them stands in the misty beyond – dark, proud and very, very still…”

On a recent trip to Western Australia, we decided to venture a little further than Perth and head to Lake Ballard. Read the full story about our visit to Antony Gormley’s sculptural installation ‘Inside Australia’ at The Art Life

Antony Gormley ‘Inside Australia’

[Photo: Sharne Wolff].

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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].

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

Alexander Seton’s new exhibition: ‘Flags’

One of Australia’s most promising young sculptors, Alex Seton, opened his new show ‘Flags’ at Sullivan + Strumpf in Sydney this week. Read my interview with Alex Seton.

 

Brick Pile Monument Series: Blood Sweat and Tears 2011 Bianco marble, Queensland Pearl marble, steel rod, lighting, 220 x 120 x 120cm

 

[Image courtesy Sullivan + Strumpf and photographer Per Ericson].

 

Exhibition preview: Wild Soles.

A little preview of new sculptural and photographic works by Gold Coast artist Mari Hirata in the exhibition ‘Wild Soles’…

'The Beauty and the Pain'
'Oyako'

My 2010 interview with Mari for Lucida Magazine (Queensland Centre for Photography).

The show opens Friday 14 October 2011 at Retrospect Galleries Queensland (Broadbeach) at 6pm.