…I love it when the Local Team does well.

Great to see  Coalcliff artist  (and friend) Pauline Denney selected as a finalist for this years Sulman Prize. Her work is the beautiful “Norfolk Cows”.             More of Pauline’s work  (and that of her jeweller...

…and we all need inspiration sometimes.

Caught a lovely interview on the ABC  with  Australian artist Guy Warren.  Still working at  90 years of age ! Thanks Guy…you’ve inspired me to keep going.  Guy Warren talking with Scott Bevan on ABC TV Guy has a solo exhibition of watercolours coming up...

Ai Weiwei detained…

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been detained by the Chinese government since April 3. His family and loved ones have been given no information about his whereabouts or his condition. An article in the Sydney Morning Herald gives more information.  I see in...

Ben Quilty and Margaret Olley nail the Archibald…

Congrats, Ben Quilty on what looks to me like a well – deserved win of this year’s Archibald Prize with his portrait of Art Dame Margaret Olley. It looks like a very honest, unapologetic image – and Olley comes across precisely like that herself. ...