An afternoon wandering amongst the beautiful, radical and pioneering artistic inventions of Alexander Calder. Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor at the NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road Melbourne until 4 August. Visit: ngv.vic.gov.au
Craftwork#5: Hand cut paper collage, June 2019
Craftwork#4: Hand cut paper collage, June 2019
Craftwork#3: Hand cut paper collage, May 2019
“When you find your own personal connection with an artwork, it can lead you to express how you see the world in so many different ways. It’s an act of inspiration that’s open to everyone. There are no limits as to where it can take you.” Anna Wintour Quote via: @metmuseum on Instagram.
Looking forward to seeing the works of British Artist Julian Opie at the NGV in Melbourne next month. Julian Opie at NGV International from 9 November 2018 to 17 February 2019. Main Image: ‘Walking in Melbourne 7’ 2018, Julian Opie ‘Walking in Melbourne 1’ 2018, Julian Opie All images via: ngv.vic.gov.au
Craftwork#2: Hand cut paper collage, June 2018.
1932 is known to have been an intensely creative period for Pablo Picasso and is the focus of his first ever solo exhibition at Tate Modern. With more than 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings it also features family photographs, providing a rare glimpse into Picasso’s personal life.
The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame Tragedy at Tate Modern Until 9 September 2018.
Main image: Pablo Picasso The Dream (Le Rêve) 1932, Private Collection © Succession Picasso/DACS, London 2018
Olympia Zagnoli describes herself as a creative who drives a Vespa, wears stripes, has large round glasses, listens to T. Rex., and “draws like an ambidextrous octopus”. Her colourful, charming and funny creations have featured in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Apartamento Magazine and The Guggenheim Museum… read more
When I was in Art School I was friends with a girl who would change the colour of her hair almost every month, from fire truck red, to electric blue to a shade that can only be described as resembling the most-perfect pink Persian fairy floss. With the change in hair colour also came a change in make-up, my most favourite being the day she walked into class looking like someone had painted multi-coloured stripes over her eyes with a paint brush.
Image: Vogue Paris Spring/Summer 2007.
Listen to the Playlist on: Apple Music
Soma – The Strokes
Girlfriend Is Better – Talking Heads
Natural’s Not In It – Gang Of Four
Let’s Go To Bed – The Cure
Walking On Thin Ice (Felix Da Housecat’s Tribute Mix) – Yoko Ono
I Heard It Through the Grapevine – The Slits
Sound And Vision – David Bowie
Burning Down the House – Talking Heads
Cities in Dust – Siouxsie & The Banshees
Psycho Killer – Talking Heads
Fell In Love With a Girl – The White Stripes
DJ – David Bowie
Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks – The Rapture
Why Can’t I Touch It? – Buzzcocks
Gut Feeling (Slap Your Mammy) – Devo
Greta Gerwig’s Abbie in Mike Mill’s 20th Century Women, set in a sun-drenched and dreamy Santa Barbara in 1979, is a free-spirited, punk-loving artist with a penchant for purple tights, dying her hair red and dancing to Talking Heads, Devo and The Raincoats …read more
Isabelle Hayman is a visual artist based in London. Her portraits focus on “expressing the individuality and diversity of women’s seduction” and range from sketches in single colours to more elaborate drawings in coloured pencil or oil paint.
All Images of Isabelle Hayman’s portraits above via her beautiful Instagram account at: @studiodecoutais
Karel Funk’s hyperrealistic portraits of young urbanites are inspired by those close encounters of the mysterious kind with strangers on the subway.
Karel Funk Untitled #56, 2012
Craftwork#1: Hand cut paper collage, June 2017.