The Lethbridge Gallery at Paddington in Brisbane has proved very popular as a home for artist Brett Lethbridge’s newest paintings, and to also provide a space in which other artists and art lovers can share the creative world by holding exhibitions and teaching others through offering artists workshops.
Seven hill towns became the city of Rome when the valley floor was drained to provide a collective future by building the Cloacae Maxima, the great Roman sewer
Whoever you were if you were born within the boundaries of the Roman Empire you had the right to hold the highest office in the State. Under Augustus the concept of an eternal Rome emerged, revealing its link to the legendary past and its promise of a new era.
Artist Marcel Desbiens student of nature, who records the minute details of a petal from a flower on Exhibition, Lethbridge Gallery at Brisbane November 12-27
The decorative arts were never considered secondary by Augustus Welby Pugin. As an architect he might design the structure of a house, church or institution, but he conceived of the building, its fittings and furnishings as a ‘complete work of art.’
Ten thousand thundering typhoons. At last, Tintin is coming to the screen. Blistering Barnacles, adventure has a new name. And it starts with A for Art.
The ArtMarket Report is a quality magazine available in both print and electronic form, that is full of interesting articles, reviews and expose’s about artists and the world of fine art. It is a unique publication covering the Pan Asian art market with particular focus on Australian contemporary and Indigenous art.
American Philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum is the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics in the Philosophy Department, Law School, and Divinity School at the University of Chicago. In her short and powerful new book called Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities she makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. She challenges us all to strive be truly human – ‘to remain childlike, to keep an open mind, to refine an ability to remain humble, to eschew pride and arrogance and to be reverent towards other people and towards the natural world’.
The Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association (AA&ADA) Show is on at Royal Randwick Racecourse at Sydney from the 7 – 11th September. It is the leading industry body representing antique and art dealers in Australia today. Their Code of Practice is surety that your investment in the past is also an investment in your future.
Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox has an exhibition about to open on the 8th September 2011 and run until 8th October (someone’s superstitious) at the Purgatory Artspace in North Melbourne, Victoria. The exhibition is called Paradise, so I am sure reviewers, certainly with a Catholic school background, will have a field day referencing Paradise to, and in Purgatory.
This spring Brisbane artist David Henderson will hold his 2011 Exhibition in the Graydon Gallery at New Farm in Brisbane. What David offers in the 30+ works on offer is a glimpse of pure joy. They are evocative atmospheric scenes, mostly from the ancient Italian city La Serenissima (The Most Serene Republic) Venice, where with his brush and colour on canvas he constantly explores the elusive qualities of light, seeking to access its ever-deepening mysteries.
It is really only since the Victorian Age that early maps of the world went from being considered amusing relics of dark-age ignorance held up to public scorn and ridicule to being seen as an essential element in understanding the medieval world-view. They are important to anyone with an interest in the art, literature, philosophy and social structure of that time.
At the Art Gallery of NSW until the 4th September 2011, The Poetry of Drawing is an Exhibition of the designs, studies and watercolours of the British Pre-Raphealite Brotherhood.
Although an aim of art, over the centuries, has been illumination, some people have been so blinded by the light that they remain unable to see.
The Arcadian ideal of ancient Greece as a centre for youth, energy, toleration and intellectual freedom a place where beauty and nature came together is true
June 3 – July 12 – Up the Garden Path Exhibition features award winning ceramics artist Julie Shepherd, glass and bronze artist Rhonda Cao and painter, Robyn Bauer
Meeting New Zealand born painter, sculptor, drawing and chalk artist Amelia (Mealie) Batchelor, whose view of life is a continual journey of discovery, has been one of great joy. We met at Brisbane where we had both found ourselves after leaving the cities where we were born. Me Sydney, she Auckland.