The ultimate in outsider art…

11 06 2015

There’s notice of an upcoming auction from artdaily

 

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Adolf Hitler, Church in Vienna, watercolour

You just couldn’t go there, surely.

 

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Don’t even think about it…

31 07 2014

alisonstainedglass

 

Decided it would be best if we just said “no comment”.





Make art, not sport…

29 06 2014

Only a rugby league player would even think of it…

 

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But having said that, it’s probably the funniest thing we’ve seen for a long time – and an astonishingly apposite image for the current zeitgeist we reckon. Yes, it has indeed come to this.

It’s time, surely, to shift the national focus once and for all away from the jocks.

[We won’t bother to identify him, you all know who he is. n(Ed)]

What a nob.





Jaysus H Christ….

16 02 2010

Exactly our point. The following came around in the form of an email from the AGDA

Yoiks!! Can’t we move on?





Wazza gets the tower – but no surprises there…

14 05 2009

The tender for the ‘smokestack’ at the Canberra Glassworks has finally been announced, and the winner is…(drumroll)…Warren Langley!! Jon Stanhope could have saved all the money, time and hoo-hah by just giving it to Wazza in the first place, we reckon. He was always the shoe-in, let’s face it. And deservedly so. After all, from the Aussie contemporary/studio glass historic perspective alone, he is the most eminently appropriate/experienced in the genre.

Thanks Nige, for pointing us to the ACT Gubba-ment’s NewsWire…

 

Wazza

 

As for the other short-listings, gawd save us from the artchitects, darlings!

And speaking of public art in the ACT, check out the Gateway debacle on ArtWranglers. Perhaps it’s time to start sharpening your quills, my friends…





The missing commendable…

25 01 2009

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The Gang dashed into Bega quickly Saturday morning (yesterday) to get a snap of Peter Storey’s Void Matters #5. But try as we might, we couldn’t eliminate the reflected light from the entrance – sorry about that. Best you toddle in and see it in the flesh…





Bottle art #5…

3 09 2008

 

Now this one’s really  tragic.

[Although, with all the talk of an upcoming recession, this stuff could very well be coming to a xmas tree near you this year. n(Ed)]