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artbank-australia:

"That’s no moon…" it’s Marc de Jong’s painting ‘Death Star’ from 2007.
But don’t forget to look skyward tonight for the full moon eclipse.

artbank-australia:

"That’s no moon…" it’s Marc de Jong’s painting ‘Death Star’ from 2007.

But don’t forget to look skyward tonight for the full moon eclipse.

blastedheath:

Lloyd Rees (Australian, 1895-1988), Afterglow (Sunset & Moonrise), 1987. Oil on canvas, 122 x 152 cm.

blastedheath:

Lloyd Rees (Australian, 1895-1988), Afterglow (Sunset & Moonrise), 1987. Oil on canvas, 122 x 152 cm.

(via tonecones)

artbank-australia:

Footy Finals season has arrived. Hope your team takes the flag.

Josie Kunoth Petyarre, Bush Football Carnival  2010 

artbank-australia:

Footy Finals season has arrived. Hope your team takes the flag.

Josie Kunoth Petyarre, Bush Football Carnival  2010 

antipodeans:

We Can Be Heroes is a photographic series by Indigenous artist Tony Albert. It was awarded the National Aborginal and Torres Straight Islander Art Award. The artist “made the work after Sydney police shot two Aboriginal teenagers who drove into a Kings Cross footpath in April 2012.” He says: “We are kind of walking targets in society, whether that be through police violence or brutality, or being followed around in shops.”

antipodeans:

We Can Be Heroes is a photographic series by Indigenous artist Tony Albert. It was awarded the National Aborginal and Torres Straight Islander Art Award. The artist “made the work after Sydney police shot two Aboriginal teenagers who drove into a Kings Cross footpath in April 2012.” He says: “We are kind of walking targets in society, whether that be through police violence or brutality, or being followed around in shops.”

susanzweig:

 

Sidney Nolan (Australian, 1917-1992), Arthur Boyd at Fitzroy Falls, 1988. Oil on canvas, 152 x 121.5 cm.

susanzweig:

 

Sidney Nolan (Australian, 1917-1992), Arthur Boyd at Fitzroy Falls, 1988. Oil on canvas, 152 x 121.5 cm.

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artbank-australia:

Our registrars and art handlers are big stars this week as the big move continues.

Cassandra Laing, ‘No Time to Waste’  2006

artbank-australia:

Our registrars and art handlers are big stars this week as the big move continues.

Cassandra Laing, ‘No Time to Waste’ 2006

antipodeans:

Reko Rennie, No Sleep Till Dreamtime, 2014.
Birch plywood, metallic textile foil, synthetic polymer, diamond dust, gold leaf. 
Reko Rennie is a Melbourne-based Kamilaroi artist. The title for this piece evokes one of the most famous songs by hip hop artists The Beastie Boys (“No Sleep Till Brooklyn”), and is inspired by his personal life, cultural heritage and street art.

As an urban Indigenous Australian, my work often references the hip-hop and graffiti subcultures that were influential on my artistic practice in my formative years

Source: Art Gallery of NSW.

antipodeans:

Reko Rennie, No Sleep Till Dreamtime2014.

Birch plywood, metallic textile foil, synthetic polymer, diamond dust, gold leaf. 

Reko Rennie is a Melbourne-based Kamilaroi artist. The title for this piece evokes one of the most famous songs by hip hop artists The Beastie Boys (“No Sleep Till Brooklyn”), and is inspired by his personal life, cultural heritage and street art.

As an urban Indigenous Australian, my work often references the hip-hop and graffiti subcultures that were influential on my artistic practice in my formative years

Source: Art Gallery of NSW.

antipodeans:

Shaun Gladwell, Black Digger.
This won the $50,000 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award. The diptych shows Meyne Wyatt in character for the play, Black Diggers. The play was a co-production between Queensland Theatre Company and Sydney Festival. The play explores the contribution Aboriginal soldiers made to Australian history, from the WWI battlefields of Gallipoli, to Palestine to Flanders.
Dr Sarah Engledow, the historian at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra who judged the contest said the portrait was

the one that sustained my interest, aesthetically and sympathetically… I was moved by the restraint of the work, its gentleness, and the effect of its miniscule differences.

Image and information: Ampag.

antipodeans:

Shaun Gladwell, Black Digger.

This won the $50,000 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award. The diptych shows Meyne Wyatt in character for the play, Black Diggers. The play was a co-production between Queensland Theatre Company and Sydney Festival. The play explores the contribution Aboriginal soldiers made to Australian history, from the WWI battlefields of Gallipoli, to Palestine to Flanders.

Dr Sarah Engledow, the historian at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra who judged the contest said the portrait was

the one that sustained my interest, aesthetically and sympathetically… I was moved by the restraint of the work, its gentleness, and the effect of its miniscule differences.

Image and information: Ampag.

artbank-australia:

What you looking at?

Kenzee Patterson, ‘Amulet’ 2009, cast stainless steel and paint, Artbank collection.

artbank-australia:

What you looking at?

Kenzee Patterson, ‘Amulet’ 2009, cast stainless steel and paint, Artbank collection.

ymutate:

Paddy Bedford
Untitled, 2003
gouache on acid-free crescent board
81 x 102 cm 

ymutate:

Paddy Bedford

Untitled, 2003

gouache on acid-free crescent board

81 x 102 cm 

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antipodeans:

Albert Tucker, Gift Bearers, 1955.
Oil on hardboard.
Source: Art Gallery of NSW.

antipodeans:

Albert Tucker, Gift Bearers, 1955.

Oil on hardboard.

Source: Art Gallery of NSW.

antipodeans:

Aleks Danko (b. 1950, Adelaide). Incident - Ambivalence 1991-1992. Wood, galvanised steel and synthetic polymer paint and varnish H 28 W 27.5 D 2.5cm
Source: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

antipodeans:

Aleks Danko (b. 1950, Adelaide). Incident - Ambivalence 1991-1992.
Wood, galvanised steel and synthetic polymer paint and varnish H 28 W 27.5 D 2.5cm

Source: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

philamuseum:

More Art Monday: April Showers

Don’t let a little rain get you down—at least it’s not snow, and there will be beautiful May flowers to follow!

Rainy Day, Queens,” 1931, Martin Lewis, American (born Australia) 

Rain, La Pluie,” 1889, Vincent Willem van Gogh, Dutch 

Spring Showers, New York, From the journal Camera Work,” 1900 (negative); 1911 (photogravure), Alfred Stieglitz, American 

Rain at Ume Bridge, Kitanoshinchi, From the series One Hundred Views of Naniwa (Naniwa hyakkei no uchi),” Late 1850’s, Hasegawa Sadanobu I, Japanese 

Oh Lawd, Please Take Away the Rain!” 1940, Lamar Baker, American 

antipodeans:

Drawing on glass by Ghost Patrol.
Via artist’s Instagram.

antipodeans:

Drawing on glass by Ghost Patrol.

Via artist’s Instagram.

Ian Strange
Landed (2014)
Installation view, 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart

Ian Strange
Landed (2014)
Installation view, 2014 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Dark Heart