I wish so much that I had been able to buy Miriam Elia’s book, We Go to the Art Gallery before it was stomped on by Penguin books. I do love a bit of mothering and nihilism in art galleries,… Read More ›
Seen & Heard is a three-night festival of films made to celebrate women’s voices.
7pm Thursday the 7th, 14th and 21st March
Red Rattler Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney
Proceeds go to Life Force Cancer Foundation.
Two of the most influential figures in modern aesthetics spent decades as footnotes to the biographies of their husbands. Margaret MacDonald, wife of Charles Rennie Macintosh, and Marion Mahony, wife of Walter Burley Griffin, have in recent times begun to be acknowledged as the great artists they were.
This week’s whimsy is via ten thousand paper planes released by Ross Coulter and volunteers in the State Library of Victoria’s Domed Reading Room in 2011. Please share any bits and pieces you have come across recently that have surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you.
The hugely popular Mamapalooza: Artists Celebrating Motherhood is coming to Australia – Sydney, at Tap Gallery in Darlinghurst for the week of 7-13 May 2012, and right now they’re looking for performers who are mothers – singers/poets/dancers/songwriters/actors/performance artists/stand-up etc, as… Read More ›
(Trailer for the documentary: Who does she think she is? More information available at the website).
I came across a link to this fabuloso comic panel while googling for something else entirely, which is just one of those glorious serendipities of the internet. I have a soft spot for surly superheroes.
This is the painting by Van Gogh named La nuit étoilée [Starry Night] which hangs in the permanent collection of the Musée d’Orsay
Sometimes the weird things people forward around in email truly are extraordinary. This video shows the winner of “Ukraine’s Got Talent”, Kseniya Simonova, 24, drawing a series of pictures on an illuminated sand table showing how ordinary people were affected… Read More ›
Joshua Allen Harris’ inflatable sculptures set on gratings in New York have apparently been covered quite a bit in the USA media, but it was new to me. Gorgeous, ephemeral, playful stuff.