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troublemag | November 22, 2019

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Mr Todd Goes to Florence

February 10, 2019 |

by Inga Walton

In the cavernous rooms of what was once the old Terminus Hotel in Ararat, renowned artist Geoff Todd has been completing three large-scale works in time for them to embark on a protracted and expensive journey to … Read More

Sticky Beasts

December 8, 2018 |

TREADING LESS AGGRESSIVELY IN THE WORLD

by Helen Kelly

It’s Sticky Beast time of year! This tradition is slowly but surely taking root as a seasonal celebration. In our land without snow for snowmen we make do with sticky weed.

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Seeing Nature: Sarah Ormonde & John Wolseley

May 7, 2017 |

Dry sand, wet mud, moving earth Falkner Gallery, Castlemaine (ends 21 May 2017)

by Dr Mark Dober

In the gallery notes to this collaborative exhibition of prints, drawings and ceramics, Bendigo-based artists Sarah Ormonde and John Wolseley state: “In this … Read More

Is Landscape Painting History?

May 1, 2017 |

by Alexandra Sassé  

Seeing the world as more than a backdrop or stage-set for unfolding narratives is the basic premise of landscape painting. It requires sensation rather than symbol to be the dominant motive. This is at odds with … Read More

Reg Mombassa: Landscapes

October 30, 2016 |

SOCIAL WORK  

Born in New Zealand in 1951, Chris O’Doherty, otherwise known as Reg Mombassa, emigrated to Australia with his family in 1969. After graduating where from the National Art School in Sydney in 1975, he formed rock band … Read More

Guy Maestri: Roadtrips & Roadkill

April 2, 2016 |

interview by Steve Proposch photos by Kyle Ford

 

“Working in the field makes you focus,” says Guy Maestri. “You’ve got elements that you’re working against. You’ve got time and light.”

Like many painters who work en plein air, … Read More

Days Like This: Mary Tonkin

August 1, 2015 |

Inga Walton  

One of Australia’s most accomplished and vigorous landscape artists, Mary Tonkin works primarily from her family farm at Kalorama, surrounded by the Dandenong Ranges National Park. Established by her Grandfather in the 1930s, the farm supplies rare … Read More