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News and editorial for MAY SPACE covering exhibitions and/or artist features. Please click on the links to view the full article.

From Rubbish Comes Works of Beauty

Matichon
28 September 2018

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Rubbish in the eyes of the others, is worthless, not desirable what people throw away as waste and unwanted objects. Leslie Oliver, Australian Artist and Filmmaker sees that what others discard can be used and made into beautiful art.


The Quarterly 4.4

MAY SPACE
September 2018

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Exhibition information and news for the fourth quarter - September - December 2018 - at MAY SPACE. 


Pure Abstraction

Art Collector - Sydney Contemporary Special Edition
September 2018
Annabelle Cage

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Charlie Sheard has spent three solid years on the works exhibiting at this year's Sydney Contemporary, carefully constructing layer upon layer of bleeding, spilling, flowing paint.


The Last Seed

Art Guide
September/October 2018
Tracey Clement

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The seeds, fruit, and vegetables in Tavener’s images seem to float in space, a reminder that all life on earth relies on energy from our nearest star – the Sun. Her jewel-like artworks serve to highlight just how precious and precarious life on earth is. It is not just the seeds stored in Norway that are vulnerable: all seeds, all plants and all animals worldwide are threatened by manmade climate change. ...more

Read online: https://artguide.com.au/janet-tavener-the-last-seed

Out of the Shadows

World Sculpture News
Spring 2018
Victoria Hynes

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Sculptor Peter Tilley's figurative art continues his philosophical enquiry, namely the pursuit of a harmony between life's opposing forces. His addressing of meaningful philosophical concerns through physical and robust media is testament to his masterful skill as a seasoned sculptor, as well as suggesting new depths as a visionary visual artist.


Charlie Sheard

SMH Good Living
7 September 2018
John McDonald

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Charlie Sheard refutes the slander that abstract artists just slap on it. Sheard ran a private studio school for 20 years, in which he instructed students on the painting techniques of the old masters. In terms of expertise, he is one of Australia's most knowledgeable artists.

Read online: https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/art-charlie-sheard-20180817-h144m1.html

Charlie Sheard 2018

Exhibition Catalogue
August 2018
MAY SPACE

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Exhibition catalogue for Charlie Sheards's solo exhibition DIGONOS 2018. Essay by Dr Josephine Tourma.
 


Arts Friday

89.7 Eastside FM
17 August 2018
Susie Lindeman

Radio interview with Sybil Curtis about her exhibition Travelling South. Interview starts at the 9:40 minute mark.

Read online: https://eastsidefm.org/episodes/arts-friday-1030am-17th-aug-2018/

'Fabulous 50' named and framed

Sydney Morning Herald
16 August 2018
Steve Meacham

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They're "the fabulous 50".

From the thousands of painters, sculptors, photographers, print-makers and digital media artists who studied at the National Art School, they have been chosen to represent the institution's impact on Australian culture over seven decades.

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Todd Fuller donated an animated film about Captain Moonlight, the bushranger who was hanged at Darlinghurst Gaol - now the site of the NAS.

Read online: https://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/national-art-school-showcases-fabulous-50-20180815-h14094.html

Visual Art: REMINISCENT

Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
4-5 August 2018

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Contemporary artists including Jo Burzynska, David Capra, Melinda Le Guay and Bill Noonan exhibit pieces that focus on the sense of smell over vision in reminiSCENT.


Out & About: ReminiSCENT

Out & About: ReminiSCENT

The Weekend Australian
28-29 July 2018
Sophia Morrison

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ReminiSCENT exhibits contemporary artists who explore olfactory experiences. Strongly connected to emotion and memory, the bodily sense of smell portrays a contrast to our highly visual digital world. These scent-based works enforce a sense of intimacy between them and the audience, an added dimension of sensorial engagement. Featured artists include Liz Henderson, Jayne McSwiney and Archie Moore. Curated by Megan Fizell.


Arts Friday

89.7 Eastside FM
27 July 2018
Susie Lindeman

Radio interview with Megan Fizell, curator of reminiSCENT.

Read online: https://eastsidefm.org/episodes/arts-friday-1030am-27th-jul-2018/