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C.Moore Hardy

Star Observer
September 2015
Benedict Brook

This month the 'Star Observer's' spotlight on community champions falls on C.Moore Hardy, whose photographs have revealed the cheers and tears of Sydney's queers since the 1970s. ...more


Visual Art: A Piece of String

SMH (Spectrum)
22-23 August 2015
Patricia Anderson

Al Munro's delightful group of knitted bottles (pictured) appears to be a homage to the famous Italian still-life painter Giorgio Morandi. They are accompanied by other intimate miracles wrought from string and fibre by five other artists. ...more


Exhibitions: Screen Surface

The Australian
12 August 2015
Simone Fox Koob

Brenda May Gallery launched Black Box Projects early last year to exhibit moving-image artworks in a commercial gallery, dedicating a theatrette to feature experimental mixed media works. "Screen Surface", curated by film and digital video artist Geoffrey Weary, is the latest in the series, exhibiting works that draw heavily on the video form to enhance the content or narrative, creating "highly personalised approaches to the treatment of the surface of the projected screen image". ...more


James Guppy

Artist Profile
Issue 32

My new paintings, In Flagrante Delicto, are the most explicitly political works I have done. I have had a slow, simmering anger over many years about the men in power, the buisnessmen, bankers and politicians - the men in suits and the chaos they create - apparently on our behalf. ...more


Remix 2

Sydney City Weekly
8 August 2015
Betty Zhang

Remix 2
Hold on For a Second ...more


Exhibition Brief: Irianna Kanellopoulou

Art Almanac
August 2015

This work captures the adventures and wandering tales of protagonists with a hidden, throwaway past. Released from their captivity, these characters and found objects are given a renewed purpose and claim a re-discovered and re-invented identity. ...more


Claire Anna Watson

Art Guide Australia
21 July 2015
Tracey Clement

The two videos in Claire Anna Watson's exhibition Heterochiral Sequence are projected in a very dark room. As I enter, glistening shapes seem to float and rotate through space. They meld into one another, morphing and doubling on a large screen which takes up most of one wall. ...more


James Guppy

Art Collector
July-September 2015
Kate Britton

James Guppy exhibits new work at Brenda May Gallery in Sydney from 1-26 September 2015. ...more


Dance and drawing: ways of seeing trace

RealTime 127
June/July 2015
Megan Fizell

Flatline is a Sydney-based interdisciplinary performative collaboration between Australian visual artist Todd Fuller and dancer-choreographer Carl Sciberras. Their work melds drawing and mark making with the choreographed movements and gestures of professional dancers. Fuller discussed with me the idea of 'trace' and its application to the hybrid dance/art performances of Flatline. ...more


Exhibition Brief: Mouthfeel

Art Almanac
June 2015

'Mouthfeel' is defined as the physical sensations in the mouth created by food or drink. The objective of this exhibition, curated by Megan Fizell, is to stimulate a synaesthetic response in the viewer through the observation of these films. ...more


Visual Art: Memento 2015

SMH (Spectrum)
16-17 May 2015
Patricia Anderson

Janet Tavener's coloured and glistening ice sculptures of fruit and vegetables are arranged and photographed as they melt. They offer a remarkable twist to the tradition of still life while reminding the viewer of the transient nature of living things. ...more


Gallery jumps on $20,000 small business tax write-off

Sydney Morning Herald
14 May 2015
James Massola, Nassim Khadem

The Abbott government's $20,000 small business tax write-off has been billed as one for "Tony's tradies" but an exclusive Sydney art gallery is hoping to get a boost from the new budget measure, urging customers to spend up big on artwork for their offices. ...more


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