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Artist Profile Nov 18
'I was really interested in the hand in relation to digital technology – the fact that we’ve always got these devices glued to our hands, prosthetics, that we use our fingers to access a non-tactile space; this kind of luminous...
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Artist Profile Nov 14
🎊‼️WIN AN ARTWORK‼️🎊 Subscribe to Artist Profile before 27 Feb 2019 to go into the draw to win this original artwork by Salvatore Zofrea, valued at $1,750. Five runners up will receive Parkers art supply packs valued at $100 each. Great...
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Artist Profile Nov 13
Expressions of interest are now open for the Tamworth Textile Triennial, to be held at Tamworth Regional Gallery in August 2020. The Triennial showcases the best of textile art from across the country. Applications close 10 Feb 2019 – Go for it! 🤞
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Artist Profile Nov 13
🎊‼️WIN AN ARTWORK‼️🎊 Subscribe to Artist Profile before 27 Feb 2019 to go into the draw to win this original artwork by Salvatore Zofrea, valued at $1,750. Five runners up will receive Parkers art supply packs valued at $100 each. Great...
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Artist Profile Nov 7
🙌 ISSUE 45 HITS THE STANDS TODAY!! 🙌 Our final issue for the year is a cracker, brimming with some of today’s best artists: Joe Furlonger (who graces our cover), Karla Dickens, Ken Unsworth, Hoda Afshar, Hiromi Tango, Jenny Watson,...
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Artist Profile Nov 7
🙌 ISSUE 45 HITS THE STANDS TODAY! 🙌 Profiling some of Australia's best artists: Joe Furlonger, Karla Dickens, Ken Unsworth, Hoda Afshar, Hiromi Tango, Jenny Watson, Gunybi Ganambarr, Honey Long + Prue Stent, Julie Fragar…the list goes on. Get your hands on a copy! 🏃‍♀️
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Artist Profile Nov 5
‘Of course you are always wanting more. One’s greedy. You want to go further. You want the painting to be alive. I want it to move … I want them to have that pulse of the paintings which I love, that movement, that’s...
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Artist Profile Nov 5
‘As a young artist I needed to learn a lot more about everything. I needed to learn that art can take you anywhere, that it has to be honest – any work that is self-conscious or posturing doesn’t work.’ – Emily Parsons-Lord...
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Artist Profile Oct 30
‘Singapore’s cultural efflorescence over the past decade has been a source of wonder even to the Singaporeans themselves, who are forever celebrating their own progress.’ – AP’s Principal Writer John McDonald...
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Artist Profile Oct 29
‘I decided if I was going to do still lifes I would really embrace the genre, the Vanitas tradition, as it has a universal reality’ – Adam Pyett chatted about his painting practice in Issue 43. You can catch Pyett’s beautiful new series at Jan Murphy...
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Artist Profile Oct 26
Two months since Mirka Mora’s passing at the age of ninety, Heide Museum of Modern Art presents ‘Mirka Mora: Pas de Deux’, an intimate show that brings together drawings and soft-sculpture dolls from the artist’s home and studio...
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Artist Profile Oct 18
'The 1818 Project’ looks at migration in a global context from a national perspective. Read Jelle Van Den Berg's review for ARTIST PROFILE, online now, and check out the show at Newcastle Art Gallery until 4 November!
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Artist Profile Oct 18
After five years in the making, Kristin Headlam’s ‘The universe looks down’ comprises a series of 64 etchings responding to Australian poet Chris Wallace-Crabbe’s eponymous epic poem. ‘It resonated with me’, reflects Headlam,...
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Artist Profile Oct 16
LiveworksFestival kicks off tomorrow with an energetic program of newly-created performances, installations, virtual reality and more by Australian and Asia Pacific artists. Check it out across ten days at Carriageworks from 18–28 October 💥
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Artist Profile Oct 16
Liveworks Festival of Experimental Art kicks off tomorrow with an energetic program of newly-created performances, installations, virtual reality and more by Australian and Asia Pacific artists. Check it out...
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Artist Profile Oct 14
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Artist Profile Oct 12
Rendered with gestural brushstrokes and an empathetic eye, Dagmar Cyrulla’s muses reinstate the human in an increasingly dehumanised world. ‘The telephone in my paintings reiterates the disconnect, but at the same time the...
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Artist Profile Oct 10
‘When stepping into the installation, I hope viewers will experience the grand thought of extinction and discovery’ – China-based artist Juz Kitson chats to Emma-Kate Wilson about the provocative ‘primitive drive’ of her latest...
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Artist Profile Oct 8
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Artist Profile Oct 8
‘I have had a slow, simmering anger over many years about the men in power, the businessmen, bankers and politicians – the men in suits and the chaos they create – apparently on our behalf.’ – James Guppy’s wrote about the...
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