Pop-Up February Arts Newsletter. Hi everyone & welcome to 2013 and my monthly pop-up exhibition recommendations & musings. Here are some new & fabulous exhibitions in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra & Brisbane. If you have no time for Art then… swim when you can, walk everyday, look up when you are in the city, view familiar places with a travellers eyes, read, write, laugh, cook, be curious, love, ride a bike and tidy your office! Cassie
OPENING THIS WEEK IN ORANGE, NSW…
Misanthropology: The World Art of Adam Rish over Four Decades. Adam Rish
08 Feb – 10 Mar OPENING Friday 08 Feb 6-8pm
Adam Rish in his studio, 2010
The first leg of this travelling exhibition launches in the fabulous space of the regional art gallery in Orange. A cross-cultural collaboration of sculpture, ceramics, paintings, textiles and prints. Adam’s world view is dystopic, clever, creative, observant, full of humour, pathos and beauty.
Orange Regional Gallery, Orange
www.org.nsw.gov.au / www.adamrish.com
Vivienne #01 by Lorraine Pink
A beautifully feminine collection of new paintings by Melbourne artist Miss Pink.
Beth Hulme Gallery & Studio, Fitzroy North.
Ettikai Reuben, Dancer by Ingvar Kenne
An engaging collection of large scale photographs capturing humanity in all its frailty, beauty, imperfection, uncertainty, celebrity & the unknown.
The book includes 111 colour plates + an interview by Mark Mordue & essays by Andrew Sayers, Director, National Gallery of Australia & Carla Stang, Anthropologist & Author.
Transformation by Andrew Goldie
Photography & time-lapse video installation of Sydney’s coastal locations. From rock pools to the steepest of cliffs, 100kg of camera gear was hauled on many a dark night to create these beautiful imaginative long exposure artworks.
Customs House, Exhib on Lvl 1+Red Room (ground floor), Circular Quay
Coffee Machine #02 by Lynne Smith
Smith is about to jet off to London & Berlin to create new work for this series. Catch a glimpse of his Sydney urban ‘street noir’ storiesfirst. Haunting & cinematographicphotographs.
ArtHere Photomedia, 126 Regent St, Redfern
Pig Walking in Redfern by Richard Tipping
Artist, Richard Tipping shows a collection of IPhone street photos from his Redfern neighbourhood. An ongoing series of animals in the city.
Slot Gallery, 38 Botany Road, Redfern. A window-only gallery.
www.slotgallery.blogspot.com.au / www.richardtipping.blogspot.com.au/
Burying Time installation at Breenspace
Finding this lovely gallery space is as delightful as this exhibition of meditative works of sculpture, drawing & photo-assemblage.
Breenspace, Lvl 3, 17-19 Alberta St, Sydney
Anish Kapoor at the MCA, Sydney Until 01 April
The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7), Goma, Brisbane Until 14 April
Remember Me: The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt at the War Memorial in Canberra Until 31 July
The Abbee #01 by Ian Provest
Tremendous beauty emerges from a dark place in these finely realised photographic artworks.
ArtHere Photomedia Space, Redfern
Bidyadanga Artist Guni Guni (sample)
Showcasing the works of three upcoming Aboriginal Artists to collect and watch.Book in for the talks also.
Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery, 31 Lamrock Avenue, Bondi
Artist & Designer Tanya Dobble is creating the five dog sculptures out of wire & paper mache as I type – I have seen two of them and they are fabulous!
A fundraising event for The Animal Welfare League of NSW. For more info check out the website.
Cassandra French, Pop-Up Publicity0416 209 391 cassiefrench