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Podcast

March 7, 2017

Vanguard Art EPS1 - Sam Leach and Tony Lloyd discuss contemporary art and interview artists, curators and people with interesting things to say. Renowned Arts writer Ashley Crawford is our regular guest and Roy Chu is our wizard behind the curtain. (download, subscribe)

What's On

mmmm....retrospective at RMIT Gallery
  • Artist: Emilio Alarcón, Alberto Alarcón, Ciro Márquez and Eva Salmerón.
  • Date: Jul 21 - Sep 09, 2017
  • Gallery: RMIT Gallery
    344 Swanston St, Melbourne
  • Ph: 03 9925 1717
    http://bit.ly/2sWdkIt
RMIT Gallery presents the first ever retrospective of mmmm..., a Madrid based collaboration of four artists who have been creating provocative and int... More
Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion.
  • Artist: various
  • Date: Jul 21 - Sep 09, 2017
  • Gallery: RMIT Gallery
    344 Swanston St, Melbourne
  • Ph: 03 9925 1717
    http://bit.ly/2sWdkIt
The RMIT Gallery/ Goethe-Institut's upcoming exhibition Fast Fashion: The dark side of fashion (21 July - 9 September) takes a critical look behind th... More
ELISION ensemble Lichen concert
  • Artist: Elision Ensemble
  • Date: Aug 08 - Aug 08, 2017
  • Gallery: The Meat Market
    5 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne
  • Ph: 03 9925 1717
    http://bit.ly/2tEyhcu
ELISION ensemble in partnership with RMIT Gallery The Lichen programme celebrates recent compositions by Richard Barrett, Dmitri Kourliandski and Liza... More

Articles

Art School Lite Video
Steve Cox has been teaching painting and drawing at art schools around Melbourne for the last 30 years. However, over the last few years he has witnessed the systematic eradication of drawing and painting from the art school experience. Originally Steve imagined this must have been a local administrative mistake, but it appears to be a global phenomenon.
1980s Re-Mix Critical Culture
This is the first presentation from Max Delany, recently appointed senior curator of contemporary art at the National Gallery of Victoria (N.G.V.) Max’s experience with contemporary Australian art is both deep and wide – having been the director of Gertrude Street Contemporary Art Space...
The visual language of painting Video
Paintings reward attention in ways that are hard to fathom. The people who know it best—namely painters—are often the least able to explain its seduction...
Mapping Melbourne painting Video
Michael’s map makes it clear – many artists still claim painting as their ‘weapon of choice.’ His chart opens up a complex terrain. For me the point is not the minutiae of differentiation – Is this practice ‘Hybrid Abstraction’...

Reviews

Linsey Gosper’s Magickal Femininity
In a generation when the world is becoming more and more digitised, Melbourne-based photographic artist, Linsey Gosper,
The unspoken clitoris in Heather B Swann
Standing almost two metres high, a large and blunt horn curves forward. With the title *Husband*, this black eminence seems something between a rock from Stonehenge and a human figure, but very phallic, like an archaic fetish, let us say Bonehenge.