Shellaine and the Husband Cake October 31

SURFACE TENSIONS

Shellaine has done it again ! Done what I hear you ask … Well Surface Tensions is a mind boggling show of work for which the only description is “out there”. If one were to describe a work it would sound far fetched. Yes there is an Oriental current as Shellaine appreciates the influence of kitschy encounters on […]

Anni Doyle Wawzyrnczak and Tracey Moffatt October 26

SPIRITED

Wawrzynczak A Tracey Moffatt opening is an occasion of significant significance and … a love fest. Goes with the territory. And speaking of territory Tracey never covers the same ground, yet again, she has come up with new work that is quite unlike anything that precedes it. Spirited opened at QAGOMA (Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art) […]

Helani at the bar a la bar at the Folies Begere October 24

PULSE

PULSE: Reflections on the body Find out everything you always wanted to know about the body (but were afraid to ask) at CMAG right now. This show curated by Mark Bayly includes 27 famous aussie artists and is bound to hold audiences in thrall while also being informative and highly entertaining. And hey …  our very own […]

Hardy Lohse October 22

CERTIFIED AUSTRALIAN

Martin James and Hardy Lohse are two local legends who have serious concerns about the ways Australia is dealing with the global (and regional) issue of how to accommodate refugees. In recent times both have focussed on aspects of this problem through their work, Hardy with photo media and Marty with print media. For both artists its […]

Shellaine at Bone Idol 2 October 22

THE SHELLAINE SHOW (2)

UP NEXT at CCAS Manuka we have the fabulous Shellaine Godbold. No stranger to the glare of publicity and omnipresent paparazzi, Shellaine is often seen in the social pages – so much that we have had to give her a rest from time to time due to over exposure. This post includes some selected highlights of Shellaine’s […]

737940-3x2-700x467 October 21

GOUGH WHITLAM 1916-2014

“The fun is where I am.” Gough Whitlam, Prime Minister of Australia 1972-1975 Its fair to say that Contemporary Art Spaces like CCAS would not be around, at least not in their present form, were not for Gough Whitlam. Nearly all of the CAOs organisations are to some extent the conceptual children of Gough’s time, […]

Jacqueline Bradley and Sabrina Baker October 17

CONGRATS JAC !

 Jacqueline Bradley was announced winner of the first Harris Hobbs Small Sculpture Prize at Canberra Grammar School last night. Upon the announcement Jacqui was heard to say “Oh shit!”, and later, that she has never won an art prize. She was severely reprimanded by both Sabrina Baker and David Broker who pointed out that she had indeed won first […]

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