Andy Leaf: Absent Prince.

Off the Kerb are starting the new year on the highest of high notes. Although knowing them, it’s a bar they’ll easily continue to meet throughout 2017. Balloon …

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Lauren Guymer’s Parallel Universe

Every so often, a piece of art will just tickle your imagination. Sometimes it’s a colour or a face. Other times it’s a feeling — a vibe that thrills …

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Yasmina Alaoui: Bridging Extremes and Embracing Opposites.

Yasmina Alaoui is a truly international artist. Of French and Moroccan descent, Alaoui was born in the United States, studied in Paris, and lives in New York. Her g …

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Black Lake Studio Take Over OTK: An Interview with Simon Dransfield.

Black Lake is a creative studio housed in the heart of Collingwood, Melbourne. The space is bright and light and positively brimming with creatively minded folk; tw …

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Lisa King’s ‘Riot of Orchids’ at NO VACANCY QV

Adelaide-based artist Lisa King has crossed state lines to bring her new exhibition Riot of Orchids to NO VACANCY Gallery QV, in Melbourne. King got her beginnings …

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Getting To Know: Adam Osemrs.

Play is a word that serves to describe Melbourne-based artist Adam Osemrs’ artwork well. So it’s fitting, then, that his new show, which is the visual embodimen …

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Magnus: Shazam of the Art World

Have you ever been to a gallery and wanted to get accurate information about the artwork in front of you? Have you wanted to impress someone by your knowledge of ar …

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The Cultural Depth of Fashion’s Accessorisation

My left eye was twitching as I began to draft this piece up, because repeatedly, I’ve assessed fashion from its positives to its most negatives, hoping that somet …

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Déjà vu: The Ongoing Saga Surrounding Richard Prince

Remember not too long ago when everyone was talking about professional appropriator Richard Prince, and his Gagosian show Richard Prince: New Portraits? Yeah, well …

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Mark Your Calendars – Warhol and Weiwei are Coming!

The National Gallery of Victoria is on a roll at the moment. The slate of shows hosted by the gallery this year has been jam-packed with wondrousness, and they&#821 …

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Bec Hudson: Open Plains.

We live in the age of the ever-present photo-op. Everyone is seemingly always looking, seeking, hunting for the perfect Instagram photo. Everything’s always perfe …

Getting To Know: Julia Schmitt.

Artist Julia Schmitt’s darling pen-on-paper drawings capture the character of Melbourne and the quirkiness of the city’s inner north through a series of ill …

Getting To Know: Adam Osemrs.

Play is a word that serves to describe Melbourne-based artist Adam Osemrs’ artwork well. So it’s fitting, then, that his new show, which is the visual embodimen …

Mira Krulic’s Cosmic Portal.

Artist Mira Krulic’s artworks are stunning. Literally. Gazing at one up close can be a little bit overwhelming—all of that neon-brightness roiling around your r …