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Mon, 20/02/2017 - 06:40 -- eyeline

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Weather Patterns II

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 01:46 -- eyeline

Weather Patterns II umbrellas three Australian abstract artists - Rosella Namok (indigenous, FNQ) Matthew Johnson (non-indigenous, Melbourne) and Michael Nelson Jagamara (indigenous, Western Desert). Through paintings and sculpture, the oddities of weather along with the extremities of the landscape are portrayed in this exhibition. Michael Eather, Director of FireWorks Gallery, states that "weather is a universal phenomenon, as is the language of paint."

Zhang Peili's first major US exhibition

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 05:37 -- eyeline

Considered the first Chinese artist to work in video, Zhang Peili's work focuses on the repetition of actions—breaking a mirror, reading, washing, looking out the window, and dancing—that are familiar yet rendered disorienting through Zhang's use of perspective, close-ups, and framing. Although the cumulative meaning of these routine actions seems elusive at first, his works often raise questions of power and subversion.

One and Five Ideas by Terry Smith

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 00:28 -- eyeline

In One and Five Ideas eminent critic, historian, and former member of the Art & Language collective Terry Smith explores the artistic, philosophical, political, and geographical dimensions of Conceptual Art and conceptualism. These four essays and a conversation with Mary Kelly—published between 1974 and 2012—contain Smith's most essential work on Conceptual Art and his argument that conceptualism was key to the historical transition from modern to contemporary art.