Gabomi vs Matthew Barney

Matthew Barney, Cremaster 2: Genealogy, 1990

Matthew Barney, Cremaster 2: Genealogy 1990

Gabomi, The Surface - Mirror - Koto River 2014

Gabomi, The Surface – Mirror – Koto River 2014

Culture Wars

George Brandis as Piccinini's Sky Whale

Brandis as Sky Whale, image care of The George Brandis Live Art Experience

Here is a list compiled by Crikey of the ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY FIVE arts organisations that will be directly affected by Minister for the Arts, George Brandis’s ruthless cuts to arts funding.

Poor Little Billionaires

Baselitz does it again

Georg Baselitz

Baselitz, idiot

Back in 2013 painter Georg Baselitz proclaimed that “women don’t paint very well”.  Now the old timer’s at it again, claiming; “if women are ambitious enough to succeed, they can do so, thank you very much. But up until now, they have failed to prove that they want to. Normally, women sell themselves well, but not as painters”.  Guess he hasn’t heard of a little thing called the glass ceiling.  More here.

So Long, Chris Burden

Venice FOMO


Going crazy looking at all of the juicy stuff from the Venice Biennale on the social medias? Me too. Highlight from afar thus far is LOL fave Sarah Lucas in the British Pavilion. Here she is talking about the show I SCREAM DADDIO with her friend and fellow artist Don Brown.

Some Towel Art

Amanda Ross-Ho, Untitled Textile Arrangement (Towel Rack), 2014

Amanda Ross-Ho, Untitled Textile Arrangement (Towel Rack), 2014

Campbell Patterson, Winter, 2011

Campbell Patterson, Winter, 2011

Paul Lee, Untitled 2006, bathtowel, cotton, threads, ink, 30.5 x 30.5cm

Paul Lee, Untitled 2006, bathtowel, cotton, threads, ink, 30.5 x 30.5cm

Marian Tubbs, messmates, 2015

Marian Tubbs, messmates, 2015

Alex Vivian, installation detail, 2015

Alex Vivian, Thinking about branding, advertising, target audience etc., installation detail, 2015