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Art Essays

Kushana Bush – Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney

Saturday, January 26th, 2019 Art Essays, Good Weekend Art Column,

Artist: Kushana Bush Lives: Dunedin, New Zealand Age:35 Represented by:Darren Knight Gallery, 840 Elizabeth St. Waterloo, Sydney (no Melbourne representation) Her thing. Small, exquisite paintings that echo Mugal miniatures, but with contemporary themes. Our take.Kushana Bush’s paintings can’t be fully appreciated with a quick glance. Like the Mugal miniatures they resemble, her gouaches are packed with […]

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Clara Adolphs – Lindberg Galleries, Melbourne

Saturday, January 19th, 2019 Art Essays, Good Weekend Art Column,

Artist: Clara Adolphs Lives: Bundanoon, NSW Age:33 Represented by:Lindberg Galleries, 1270A High St. Armadale, Melbourne (Chalk Horse, 301A, Level 3/77-83 William St. Darlinghurst, Sydney; Edwina Corlette Gallery, 2/555 Brunswick St. New Farm, Brisbane). Her thing. Oil paintings based on found photographs that tap into our own memories and experiences. Our take.Clara Adolphs is not the first […]

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Polly Borland – Sullivan + Strumpf, Sydney

Saturday, November 24th, 2018 Art Essays, Good Weekend Art Column,

Artist: Polly Borland Lives: Los Angeles, USA Age:59 Represented by:Sullivan + Strumpf, (Murray White Room in Melbourne) Her thing. Photographs of soft, coccoon-like shapes that will make your skin crawl. Our take.Polly Borland was born in Melbourne, but has spent most of her working life in London where she  established an international reputation for her dark, […]

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Christopher Pease – Gallery Smith, Melbourne

Saturday, November 17th, 2018 Art Essays, Good Weekend Art Column,

Artist: Christopher Pease Lives: Dunsborough, Western Australia Age:49 Represented by: Gallerysmith, North Melbourne, (no Sydney representation) His thing.  Oil paintings making critical re-appropriations of early colonial landscapes. Our take.Christopher Pease is an artist of Mingang/Nyoongar descent whose work has been exhibited and collected by most of Australia’s leading art museums. Although he identifies as indigenous, Pease […]