Sonic Spheres

Sonic Spheres

Detail of TarraWarra Biennial artist Dylan Martorell’s exhibition work, Sound Tracks TarraWarra 2012, mixed media, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Utopian Slumps, Melbourne I write my best blogs in the shower.  Words and phrases wash over me until they...
2012 Not The Archies winner- Peter Allen

2012 Not The Archies winner- Peter Allen

You could be forgiven for wondering if I’m still not over the Archibald and am having yet another ‘farewell’ moment with this portrait. The truth is, this is the winning portrait of the 2012 Not the Archies, painted by Peter Allen. ...
Farewell the Archibald

Farewell the Archibald

Juan Ford Ultrapilgrim, oil on linen, 168cm x 214cm  © Juan Ford Archibald Finalist 2012 The 2012 Archibald closed at TarraWarra Museum of Art on the 8th of July.  Over three thousand people attended on the last day. I feel a bit wistful as I write that…the...
Michael Peck-Archibald Finalist 2012

Michael Peck-Archibald Finalist 2012

Michael Peck  Self-portrait in the image of my son, 2012  oil on linen 206 x 237.5cm  ©Michael Peck Archibald Finalist 2012 Did I use the word incomparable to describe the artist Michael Peck earlier this week? I’ve sat in front of...
Archibald Finalist- Kate Tucker

Archibald Finalist- Kate Tucker

Kate Tucker Melody (you’re the only one who saves me) – portrait of Missy Higgins, 2012  acrylic on linen, 155 x 125cm © Kate Tucker Archibald Finalist 2012 To get in the mood for this one, I suggest you click on this link to Kate Tucker and Missy Higgins interview...