…I’m gonna look at the weird stuff over there

FUNNY the comments you hear in passing when you’re out and about. White Night 2016 – a celebration of all things artistic – came and went last Saturday night and in the intervening 36 hours the twitter-sphere has been abuzz with comment. Surprisingly, a lot of that comment has been somewhat grumpy.  I say surprising,Continue reading “…I’m gonna look at the weird stuff over there”

Between here and there

Carolyn Hawkins, Sophie Westerman and Kasia Fabijańska Australian Print Workshop, 210 Gertrude Street Fitzroy. Closed March 24. A STORY of threes weaves through this exhibition of 35 works by three talented and capable artists working their chosen mediums. All were scholarship recipients in 2015 – this is the fruit of their work while engaged in thoseContinue reading “Between here and there”

Why Ai Weiwei is not Andy Warhol

…it is implied by this exhibition that the natural conclusion for such comparison is that Ai is a successor to Warhol and that he continues the work started by the albino wigg’d one. That underrates Ai significantly.