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Celebrity Suckers: When David Bowie Exposed The Art Establishment

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran a story that actor Alec Baldwin claims to have been ripped off by an art dealer who sold him a painting that was not exactly the one he had asked her to obtain for him. 578 more words


Art events for the socially curious

One of the last month’s adventures was a trip to the Golden Age cinema in Surry Hills as part of Contemporaries: Art events for the socially curious. 771 more words


Kali's Golden Turtleneck Dream

While in Kolkata years ago I had a dream of Kali after visiting the Kalighat Kali Temple, one of the few temples that really affected me upon spending an day doing pujas and speaking with the temple priests.   233 more words

Napoleon Brousseau

I Like To Collect Art Too

Last week I gifted myself an original work of art by Herb Jung. I had been admiring some of his “Raven” paintings at Engine Gallery… 329 more words

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A Race of Collectors

With the recent release of “Pokémon Go” we have witnessed millions of people walking the street collecting Pokémon. This principle is nothing new though, as a race humans love to collect things. 388 more words

Monday- Human Nature

Marking 40 years of UQ Art Museum

As UQ Art Museum prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary, we asked Director Dr Campbell Gray for his thoughts on the institution’s longevity, the exhibition planned to mark the occasion and showcase the breadth of the University’s significant Art Collection, and what we can expect of the UQ Art Museum in the future. 748 more words

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Tales of unexpected moments

It all seemed to happen in the last week of May .  A visit to the opening of an exhibition in a small gallery in Hoxton, east London and a studio visit to an artist based in south London.   818 more words

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