André Brasilier: In New York.

André Brasilier is enjoying a renaissance. The 88-year old French artist has been the subject of renewed fandom in recent times, with prices for his works increasi …

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Rei Kawakubo and the Met Gala

The Met Gala is only a few days away, and there’s a certain feeling in the atmosphere – it’s not good or bad per say – perhaps it’s anticipation, ex …

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Getting to Know: Liam Snootle.

Melbourne-based Liam Snootle (a.k.a. Liam Stewart) is perhaps best known for his work as a commercial and street artist, but his gallery shows are a hit, too—so m …

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To those that use the term “All Lives Matter”

To those that use the term “All Lives Matter” If all lives mattered… Black lives wouldn’t be so devalued; Black lives wouldn’t be so in danger. If all liv …

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An Open Letter to “Reverse Racism”

Dear “Reverse Racism”, I do not wish to make you feel marginalised or victimised (I can imagine the ways in which the system has persecuted you, I’d hate to c …

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Glow Winter Arts Festival Lights Up Melbourne

A technicolour wonderland brimming with local art, laughs, cinema, and plenty more is about to descend on Melbourne. The Glow Winter Arts Festival, which was first …

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Must-See Art: ‘Getting By’ by Astrotwitch at OTK.

In times of political turbulence, art has often been our saving grace. Not in so much as it’s anything like miraculous. No, the wonder of art is that it inspires …

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Artist Interview: Margaret Mcintosh

I got the chance to sit down and chat with local Melbourne artist, Margaret McIntosh- who currently exhibited at Off the Kerb Gallery in Collingwood. Her one-month …

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Caitlin Rigby and her Etherial Reflections

What’s a portrait without a face? Is it a portrait? Or it is something else altogether? In any case, Australian artist Caitlin Rigby’s new show Reflection, due …

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VK Nagrani on Socks, Style, and His Very Hip New Store.

Who would’ve thought, in the age of e-commerce and mass consumerism, that the best way for a brand to distinguish itself would be to offer its clientele a hip, br …

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Cinematically, Calvin Klein

The month of September is in full swing, and there’s nothing to start off the festive calendar than with something refreshing – in a visionary sense. Ne …

‘TERRA’ at BEA.

It’s always a thrill when we get to cover an exciting new exhibition from the talented slate of artists at Beatriz Esguerra Art and TERRA, the gallery’s newest …

Not only willows are weeping

Not that there’s anything wrong with trees. They provide oxygen, which is always handy, and it is hard to deny they do have a certain serene beauty. Nevertheless, …

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 …

Vote For Change.

My parents are not outwardly political. I mean, they’re engaged. But there was no petitioning, picketing, or protesting during my childhood. I know what their pol …

Travelling Soldier

The Dixie Chicks once sang about the travelling soldier. The song is an expression of the fleeting affection received by small town American girls from the deeply e …