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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.
Harold Thomas, the artist who designed the Australian Aboriginal flag in 1971, has been declared the overall winner of the 33rd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award.
Do light shows, fireworks and large-scale sporting events represent Sydney’s cultural offerings, or does the city punch above its weight and offer a unique Antipodean art experience? Steve Dow went looking for some answers.
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