The Archibald Prize and some other art.

This is just one of the portraits from the Archibald Prize that were displayed in the exhibition held at the Gippsland Art Gallery as part of the regional tour of the portraits. You can see the winner and the finalists Here. The exhibition was terrific and well worth the visit.  Such a variety of portraits…

Makung djang . . . . .Sugarbag dreaming

I have been able to get a bit of framing done lately and am pleased with the final results.  I did have one issue when I was careless with the glass cutting but apart from that all went well. Our son asked me if I would frame an indigenous painting for him.  He also wanted…

The third J is for Jenny . . .

This Jenny refers to Jenny Kee  and her autobiography A Big Life. I was going to start my review of this book by saying that here is a woman who is not going to die wondering what she could have done, she has gone ahead and done it.  She appears to have had an extremely…

The Art of Australia

For those of you in Australia this post is for you as I don’t think overseas readers will be able to access the program. Last Tuesday on ABC television there was a program called The Art of Australia.  I had programmed the calendar on my phone to alert me when it was on but my…