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Abstraction through colour
Sydney artist Liz Payne’s vibrant and distinctive work explores abstraction through colour, shape and form with a combination of mediums -paint, embroidery and beading. With occurring themes of symmetry, symbolism and the power of pattern being explored, the works grab the viewers’ attention and draw them closer to explore the meticulously detailed and intricate textures, layered upon and hand stitched. All her works are designed, painted, hand embroidered and beaded, so each work is one of a kind and a one-off original. Liz’s large scale embroidered artworks, can take months (even years) to complete.   https://www.lizlpayne.com/
18 January 2021 by Gillian Corba...
 
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What we need is colour!
Quirk and Rescue is the creation of Ms Pink, a London-based creative and designer with years of experience, styling and reviving interiors in wonderful colours that challenge the status quo. She is known for her bold distinct use of colour and attracts clients who want to be courageous. Quirk & Rescue also commission bespoke wallpaper, fabric, furniture and art works to ensure a unique bespoke interior solution is achieved. https://quirkandrescue.com/
11 January 2021 by Gillian Corba...
 
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Inspired by everyday objects
Lithuanian artist Tadao Cern is inspired by everyday objects. He creates seemingly simple artworks that explore ordinary objects. Cern worked as an architect before transitioning to photography and then visual arts. Black Balloons was born from the experimentation of materials and the physical relationship between objects. The installation is conceived in various formats but earlier incarnations involved filling two regular latex balloons with two different gasses: helium and sulphur hexafluoride. He eventually worked out a way to make the balloons float in the middle of a glass tank thus the compositions grew in size and complexity. https://www.yellowtrace.com.au/lithuanian-artist-tadao-cern/
21 December 2020 by Gillian Corba...
 
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Thea Weiss: Creative Responses To The Holocaust
Thea is a studio-based printmaker and painter. Her printing methods concentrate on etchings, both on zinc and caustic soda on linoleum. Her paintings utilise encaustic and oils on wafer board. The inspiration for the majority of Thea's work has focussed on her memories, those of her American mother and her Czech born mother-in-law's experiences in the Holocaust. Her work utilises words and numbers, which have been relayed to Thea, both orally and in writing. Letters are stamped onto canvas, etching plates or wooden boards to replicate the stories told and the images interpreted. https://www.theaweiss.com.au/
14 December 2020 by Gillian Corba...
 
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An unusual setting for a sculpture collection
Gibbs Farm is an unusual setting for a sculpture collection. The North Auckland New Zealand property is dominated by the Kaipara Harbour. Everything in the property flows towards and eventually into the sea. Twenty Years in the making includes major works by Graham Bennett, Chris Booth, Daniel Buren, Bill Culbert, Neil Dawson, Marijke de Goey, Andy Goldsworthy, Ralph Hotere, Anish Kapoor, Sol LeWitt, Len Lye, Russell Moses, Peter Nicholls, Eric Orr, Tony Oursler, George Rickey, Peter Roche, Richard Serra, Kenneth Snelson, Richard Thompson, Leon van den Eijkel and Zhan Wang. Most works are commissioned for the location. https://www.gibbsfarm.org.nz/artworks.php
7 December 2020 by Gillian Corba...
 
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Creative teaching
A clever creative teaching graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's bestseller. Easy to understand with full-colour illustrations. We learn about who we are, and how we got to be us. One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one-homo sapiens. What happened to the others? And what may happen to us? In this first volume Yuval Harari tells the story of humankind's creation and evolution, exploring the ways in which biology and history have defined us and our understanding of what it means to be "human". https://www.ynharari.com/book/graphicnovelsapiens/
30 November 2020 by Gillian Corba...
 
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