Arguably the most famous image in all of Japanese art, this iconic woodblock print depicts a huge, frothing wave
What you see is not always what you get- and sometimes what you create for yourself can have wider meaning and deeper influence and importance.
NESTLED in the under-story of the old convent in Abbotsford’s art precinct on the Yarra, c3 Contemporary Art Space has been a showcase for emerging artists for more than eight years. Currently, six artists are on show, presenting a veritable cornucopia – different ideas, views thoughts and interests. Culture, place, history and experience, provide a wealth of opportunity for artistic expression.
A lot is riding on whether the work is genuine, including professional reputations, art world cred and of course, lots of money. But before the experts get busy, I’d recommend those charged with the responsibility of saving reputation and generating income just take another, good, long look at the thing, first. Why? ‘Something’, as Miss Clavel was oft to say, ‘is not quite right’.
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”
…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.