Ted Hillyer

_Scotts Head Rocks_ 27.5x56.5cm oil on board

Peter De Lorenzo at Factory 49

News posted Tuesday March 18, 2014


Peter De Lorenzo at Factory 49

20 March – 29 March
Opening 19 March

Sculpture at Sawmillers Prize

News posted Tuesday March 11, 2014


Congratulations to Geoff Harvey, Simon Hodgson & Hui Selwood for being included in this year’s Sculpture at Sawmillers Prize

Pictured here is Hui Selwood’s entry ‘Vortex’ 400cm high painted steel

on until 16 March

Peter Baka 'Theatre of the self'

News posted Wednesday March 5, 2014


Peter Baka Theatre of the self
an autobiography of collaged images

60 pages clothbound folio hard cover

Each book is signed and numbered with the date of the printing. The book will evolve over time so might change slightly from one printing to the next

for a preview of the book click here

Peter Baka Desire Until March 19

Review of Peter Baka's current exhibition

News posted Tuesday March 4, 2014


Alternative Media Group (City Hub, City News, Bondi News, Independent)
posted 2 March 2014

by Leann Richard

Dolls evoke childhood and innocence, but for Peter Baka, they embody carnality and dissonance.

Desire is the name of the artist’s new exhibition at Robin Gibson Gallery. It is a show of quirky, emotive intelligence.

Take for example, the ceramic figures nailed to the wall with their innards surgically removed to display movies and oddments. White Dress, a female form with a teacup hat and ballerina inserted in her abdomen is a telling portrayal of femininity, whilst her neighbour, I Like to Photograph Girls Naked, is the male counterpart, complete with phallic camera. Together the couple illustrate the ying and yang qualities of gender.

The statues are complemented by a series of green silhouettes made of copper and wood. Each piece is a story of love, urgency, jealousy and betrayal.

An exposition that is confronting yet comforting, Desire is an adventure in playful and provocative artistic discourse.

Peter Baka Desire Until March 19

An outing for fresh talent

News posted Friday January 31, 2014


An outing for fresh talent
JANUARY 31, 2014 12:00AM

ERNEST Smith, a Wiradjuri man from Dubbo in NSW, spent 40 years in the workforce and never touched a paintbrush. “I became an artist by accident,’‘ he says. “I brought my daughter to Eora College in Sydney to sign her into a course, and the head teacher invited me to join the art class.’‘

Smith is one of the three artists featured in New Talent, an exhibition of works by recent graduates at Robin Gibson Gallery in Sydney’s Darlinghurst. Melinda Marshman, a Sydney based figurative painter and recent graduate of the National Art School, explores ideas of connection within the tradition of portraiture, including her work of oil-on-panel Joanne, pictured. Benjamin Reid, another NAS graduate, explores how photographic and imaged based media can be used to construct paintings, inspired by artists including Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol, Sigmar Polke and Luc Tuymans. New Talent runs at Robin Gibson Gallery until February 19.

New Talent

Sculpture City

News posted Wednesday January 29, 2014


featuring work by Hui Selwood

Sculpture City
S.H. Ervin Gallery
until March 2

Summer Break

News posted Saturday December 21, 2013


22 December – 13 January

Stephen Bowers | Book Review

News posted Friday December 13, 2013


Stephen Bowers Beyond Bravura
By Damon Moon and John Neylon
Wakefield Press. 160pp. $49.95

Reviewed by Sasha Griffin for the Sydney Morning Herald
click here to read the review

Andrew Hopkins | Allens Art Journal

News posted Friday December 13, 2013


The latest Allens Art Journal focuses on the four Andrew Hopkins paintings in their collection

Andrew Hopkins in The Allens Collection.pdf

Stephen Bowers at Geelong Gallery

News posted Tuesday December 3, 2013


Beyond Bravura
Geelong Gallery 30 November 2013 – 16 February 2014

Stephen Bowers

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