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New Work Friday #201

My principal methodology is to reconfigure whatever objects and materials are at hand.

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But wait there’s more #14

“Sitting at a slight angle to me, looking very slightly, thoughtfully upwards, she reminds me of a Leonardo da Vinci portrait –Lady with an Ermine (1489-90), perhaps.”

New Work Friday #200

Gab Bates, ‘Developer Catcher’ (based on a traditional Voodoo ‘Devil Catcher’), W65cmxD65cmxH80cm, foraged & anointed sticks, bones, beads, coins, Inner West soil, cocain and the spittle of an angry young female artist at a council meeting. Gab Bates, ‘House Protection

Modern Lexicon

Modern Lexicon

Art Life , Stuff Sep 23, 2016

Painting – like democracy or comedy – is a cultural practice that is widely accepted and easily recognised in its most traditional forms…

But Wait There’s More #13

The reaction to the current situation, the colours, the light or the food I had for breakfast contributes towards the action and outcome.

Someone Thought This Was A Good Idea

You may not like whatever you see here but ultimately it will be good for you.

John Olsen: The You Beaut Country

The saying goes that the only difference between a radical and a conservative is 10 years.

Mike Parr: Foreign Looking

The weight of Parr’s Self Portrait Project is apparent in the number of attempts he’s made to end it.

Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman

Art Life , Reviews May 30, 2016

It’s a fascinating glimpse at a face familiar from her long body of work, a face that seems almost blank without prosthetic noses and theatrical makeup.

New Work Friday #199

In 2014 I embarked on a mission to study and record the enormous amount of change and variety that occurs on a daily basis off the coast of Sydney.