August 31, 2011

MONA love...

MONA gallery featuring Sidney Nolan's Snake made up of 1620 individual images

Juz Kitson's Formations of Science: Freudian Flowers

Eriwn Wurm's Fat Car

Incredible work that creates words out of falling water by Julius Popp

August 24, 2011

Banksy works heading to Cockatoo Island

A private collection of 23 works by Banksy, the world’s most famous street artist, is headed to Sydney's Cockatoo Island this November as part of the Outpost Project street art festival.

The Banksy works are all owned by a private New Zealand collector and are part of the Oi You! Collection, never before seen in this country, that contains more than 70 rare and original pieces by the world’s leading street artists.

Presented by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, Outpost Project, Art from the Streets runs from 4 November until 11 December 2011 and features over 100 local and international artists and artists’ collectives, making it the biggest street art festival in the Southern Hemisphere. 

August 22, 2011

Architecture, art & avant-garde film collide

CarriageWorks.. the 'canvas' for film makers, artists and architects 

Filmmakers, artists and architects will combine their creative juices for the one-night only 'Expanded Architecture' exhibition  being presented at CarriageWorks as part of this year's Sydney Architecture Festival.  
Expanded Architecture will next week announce the winning ten collaborative proposals to project moving imagery on to the floors, ceiling and walls of the CarriageWorks centre in Sydney's Eveleigh. The event, which is free entry, will be hosted on the evening of Wednesday 26 October. Details of the works will be announced on this blog and via the  Sydney Architecture Festival website.  

August 20, 2011

Celebrating Australia's art world luminaries

The foyer at the Art Gallery of NSW where the awards dinner will be held
Here is your chance to rub shoulders with some of the top names in contemporary art, both living artists and the arts philanthropists and arts sector workers who support them.

On Thursday 15th September, a gala dinner will be hosted at the Art Gallery of NSW celebrating the main award winners in the categories of 'artist' and 'artist visionary'.

Guest speakers include Cate Blanchett and Edmund Capon, with live performances by the talented Katie Noon and her band Elixir.  All guests are up to win original art works by contemporary artists Jess MaNeil and Ildiko Kovacs. Not to be missed... more details on (rapidly disappearing) tickets here.