Solo exhibition of new oil paintings.
1 Sparta Place, Brunswick
Even though Chinese-Australian artist Lindy Lee has changed and refined her art practice over time there are certain themes that continually pervade her work.
Like many exhibitions, Telaesthesia began with conversation. “The five artists in this exhibition all shared a studio space for several years until 2012 and we would sit around our kitchen table and talk about what it meant to be painting in a post-digital and post-internet world,” says curator and artist Tony Lloyd.
Every two years, since 1988, the Melbourne Art Fair has been a major event on the Australian arts calendar. But in 2016 the Fair was unceremoniously cancelled just six months before it was due to open. Now the Melbourne Art Fair is back with a new venue, new director and new vision for the future.
The Dark Matters seems less like a meditation on the dark things that actually do matter (although some artists do delve into this territory) and more like an exercise in good interior decoration. It is visually very harmonious.
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