Posts Tagged: australian art


The Australian Tapestry Workshop has been working since the 1970s to preserve the ancient textile tradition of tapestry, in a contemporary Australian context. The workshop creates beautiful tapestry representations of the work of both Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, using woven techniques that date back to the 15th century. Each artwork is made from a selection… Read more »

The Miraculous Mundane

Romance Was Born has been working hard! After the success of their MBFWA presentation, the label has released the lookbook for their pre-collection 2012. Their digital prints are the work of Australian artist Stephen Bush, who is known for his Australian landscape paintings in psychedelic abstract colour, often incorporating elements of the absurd (including a… Read more »

Cut Outs

Australian artist Kirra Jamison transforms the craft of cut and paste into a deceptively detailed art form. Alternating between states of harmony and discord, Kirra creates vignettes, patterns, pictures and noodle scrambles, working with gouache, acrylic and vinyl strips in pretty pop colours. If art is a reflection of the subconscious of its creator, the… Read more »

The Still Life

Super sweet still life paintings by Melbourne-based artist Dane Lovett, have a young, fun quality not unusually attributed to this style of painting. 2011 was a big year for Lovett, after being featured in RUSSH magazine’s art issue, the artist was invited to exhibit his first solo show, ‘Peach on Peach’, at Colette in Paris…. Read more »

The Spectator

[iframe src=”″ frameborder=”0″ width=”600″ height=”400″></iframe] Australian artist Kate Shaw has extended her work on landscape painting creating a video titled ‘The Spectator’. The melting, moving quality of her paintings is brought to life as clips of pouring paint are layered with footage of natural disasters of the 21st century. Fascinated by the way the pouring… Read more »