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.
Dance is the hidden language of the soul and the body* The Australian Ballet in 2011 is a fantastic fusion of art, design, style, movement and music. Whenever and wherever they dance today becomes a sensory spectacle of visual richness, which is shaped by its history, social, cultural and spiritual…
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.
Italian adventurer, Marco Polo, perpetuated the western predilection for exotic goods in the European mind from early in the thirteenth century. He related fascinating stories about visiting a far off luxurious land called Cathay.
Vale Margaret Olley A.C. (1923-2011) painter, the indomitable spirit of the world of art in Australia. Those who loved and respected you will long remember you
Professor Bruce Boucher’s scholarly and accessible work, Andrea Palladio, The Architect in his Time was first published in 1994 in a ‘user friendly version’…to fit comfortably into a suitcase or backpack for a quick trip to Vicenza, the scene of many of Palladio’s triumphant works in architecture. Don’t know about…
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.
Do the protagonists on television’s real estate renovating reality show, The Block at Melbourne in 2011 face a renovating nightmare, or a restoration delight?
An evening of traditional elegance, say at the White House or Government House Australia, still requires a perfection of planning and wise organisation so that it appears not to be contrived at all.
If you want to enjoy a close encounter of the best kind remember that in space no one can hear you scream, but if you remain on earth you can have an enormous lot of fun with Paul, the E.T. with awesome attitude
The city of Rome came into being when the seven hill towns became one to drain the valley floor and improve their collective future.
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