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Murmurs of Mr. Johnston: Rosslynd Piggot and the Johnston Collection

September 3, 2013 |

by Inga Walton

 

William Robert Johnston (1911-86) was an antique dealer, art collector and aesthete who ran his principal business, Kent Antiques, in High Street, Armadale from 1971 until his death. He acquired the East Melbourne property Cadzow (1860) … Read More

Dear Dreamboat

September 2, 2013 |

with Dmetri Kakmi

 

 

Dear Dreamboat

 

I am standing in the grounds of a university. A young woman tells me she needs my help to kill a vampire. She has a gun. I agree to help. We enter … Read More

From Melbourne to Prato and onwards to the Mecca of the art world: The Venice Biennale Part One

September 2, 2013 |

by Tiziana Borghese

 

Prato, Italy, about 25 minutes by car from Florence is a hidden treasure. It has all the quiet tranquility of a small regional town with the option of being a train ride away from the high … Read More

Melburnin September 2013

September 2, 2013 |

by Inga Walton

 

In 1998 Geoff Todd was invited to exhibit at the Museo dei Bozzetti in Pietrasanta, by its then director Giuseppe Cordoni. Pietrasanta is on the coast of northern Tuscany, a town where the marble is worked … Read More

Social Work: Emma Hack

August 6, 2013 |

Prior to her iconic collaboration with Grammy award winning musician Gotye on his film clip for Somebody That I Used to Know (2011), Adelaide-based artist Emma Hack was known best for her Wallpaper series (2005 – 2010), in which she … Read More

Natascha Stellmach: I Don’t Have A Gun

August 6, 2013 |

 

Natascha Stellmach’s Berlin solo exhibition I Don’t Have a Gun at Wagner + Partner Gallery pushes the German-Australian artist’s concerns to new frontiers. Stellmach presents an ambitious yet eloquent collection of photo-collages, text based passages and performative happenings which … Read More

Actual Russian Brides – Wife Beats

August 6, 2013 |

How did the band name come about? 

Lindsay Webb (a.k.a. Baby Swindle): Actual Russian Brides? Drunk. Elle was trying to explain to a group of friends that a colleague had a new girlfriend who was … tall … glamorous … … Read More

Skull Movies: Scene V: Hula-Hoops Along the Razor’s Edge

August 6, 2013 |

The Hudsucker Proxy: let me tell you about it. It’s a lavish smörgasbord of tall cityscapes, wide office interiors and wood-panelled, hallowed halls of commerce and greed, while still retaining a little office desk for the good-hearted working man. Every … Read More

Stralian Strories – Kenneth Slessor a reluctant master by Neil Boyack

August 6, 2013 |

Kenneth Slessor wrote some culture defining Australian poetry and is still considered as one of Australia’s great poets.  Aside from poetry however, he was a decorated journalist and “writing industry” leader having a hand in managing peak industry bodies, editing, writing … Read More

Dear Dreamboat

August 6, 2013 |

Dear Dreamboat

I was outside an antique shop. There was something ornate in a box. It was beaded in lines of reds and golds. The object was hanging from some wires. As I turned it around I realised it was … Read More