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For stats freaks

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released a 2008 report on Arts and Culture in Australia.

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mf/4172.0

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 10 November 2008

Good Art RSS Feeds

Creative Economy Online http://www.creative.org.au/

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 10 November 2008

Videoz

Gallery 101 on Collins st in Melbourne has a live rooftop web-cam

http://www.101collins.com.au/rooftop.php

Comment made 11 years ago on Thursday 06 November 2008

Image software

ReadWriteWeb has a good article outlining some software you can use to resize images. Article here

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 22 September 2008

No Vacancy Gallery Presents: Far & Away.

Dreamy

Comment made 11 years ago on Friday 19 September 2008

Purple Monkey Dishwasher

Purple monkeys would not make very good dishes.

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 10 September 2008

Auctions

$80 Million for Monet’s “Water Lily Pond”

Most Expensive Work Of Art Ever Sold By Christie’s in Europe

more

Comment made 11 years ago on Saturday 28 June 2008

Explosive Art

Art made with guns, explosives

Fun!

Comment made 11 years ago on Saturday 28 June 2008

Keith W. Bentley

Wow!

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 18 June 2008

Stefanie Herr

Please describe this pic Stefanie, I can’t figure out if it is flat or not.

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 18 June 2008

Lalanya Smith

This looks amazing.

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 18 June 2008

Videoz

Reverse Graffiti project

Comment made 11 years ago on Tuesday 17 June 2008

Furniture Art

chandelier made from recycled coffee-stirrers

Comment made 11 years ago on Thursday 29 May 2008

Using art to keep kids distracted..

Comment made 11 years ago on Thursday 29 May 2008

Museum of Counterfeit Art

{{pm me for permission to counterfeit one of my works, I need more gallery exposure}}

Museum of counterfeit art
Posted by David Pescovitz, May 19, 2008 10:20 AM | boing boing

The Museu del Falso at the University of Salerno in Southern Italy showcases counterfeit artworks, including nearly perfect forgeries of Warhol, Mario Schifano, and other high-priced artists. The museum’s supplier is the Carabinieri, the country’s military police, who have collected more than 60,000 fakes in raids across the country over the last few years. From Smitsonian:

Images Museumfake-1 (Salvatore) Casillo, the museum’s director, is an author and sociologist who has spent 20 years studying counterfeits of all kinds. The museum’s mission is “to analyze the evolution of forgery, from technique to organization,” he says, “and to give visitors the opportunity to see firsthand how the counterfeiters carry out their deception.” Unlike the works that hang on its walls, the Museum of Fakes resembles no other. Located in the basement of a university building, it is both storeroom and gallery. Phony Grecian urns line shelves while some paintings are still packed in brown paper (they can’t be displayed until courts have dealt with the cases, which can take years). Other objects are filed in metal cabinets or displayed on the walls. Scattered around the place are bundles containing trickster tools of trade: paints, canvases, chemicals, anything used to make the piece look authentic… In an ironic twist of fate, some master forgers are now getting respect from the art establishment they challenged and, in some cases, convulsed. London’s Victoria and Albert Museum has a separate gallery devoted to first-class fakes and forgeries. Other respected museums around the world are giving the counterfeiters—long the object of public fascination—shows of their own. Comment made 11 years ago on Tuesday 20 May 2008

Writer Peter Ho Davies speaks in Melbourne

Cnr Bourke & Swanston Streets
Melbourne 3000
(03) 9662 4699
email:
readers@readersfeast.com.au
6.15 for 6.30pm, Monday 26 May 2008
The Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
$15.00pp $12.50 conc* unreserved seating
Pre-paid Bookings (03) 9662 4699
email: readers@readersfeast.com.au
Reader’s Feast Booksellers
invite you to hear our Writer at the Convent
Peter Ho Davies
in conversation with Jason Steger
“The Welsh girl is a perfectly constructed novel -
captivating, thought provoking, a setting and characters
that are so easily imagined, and an ending that is the only
possible conclusion to this most memorable work."
Mary Dalmau, Reader’s Feast
We are proud to announce that on his visit to Australia,
Peter Ho Davies will travel to Melbourne courtesy of his
publishers, Hachette Livre, to appear for one event only with Reader’s Feast.

Peter Ho Davies directs the MFA Programme in Creative
Writing at the University of Michigan. He is a recipient of
fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts
and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. In 2003,
he was named by Granta magazine as one of twenty ‘Best
of Young British Novelists’. "

The Welsh Girl" was long listed for the Booker in 2007.

6.15 for 6.30pm, Monday 26 May 2008
The Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
$15.00pp $12.50 conc* unreserved seating
Pre-paid Bookings (03) 9662 4699
email: readers@readersfeast.com.au

Comment made 11 years ago on Tuesday 20 May 2008

The long way home...

This looks awesome. Reminds me of the psychotropicalism article by Amelia Douglas in the latest unmag

Comment made 11 years ago on Thursday 08 May 2008

Johnston st Collingwood

good little ari thing happening down this end of town now…

the projects

off the kerb

per square metre

vic park gallery

Comment made 11 years ago on Thursday 01 May 2008

Once more, with feeling

Dude!

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 28 April 2008

Favourite local artists

invest in lolcats

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 28 April 2008

Would you die for art?

Gregor Schneider is looking for a volunteer who is willing to die for a new artwork he’s making…

More here

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 28 April 2008

Aesthetic Laboratory

Congrats on the mention in The Sunday Age, Ace.

Comment made 11 years ago on Sunday 27 April 2008

public performance art

lo-fi mashup of an Art of Bleeding performance.

Fun stuff.

Reminds me of the Terrorism Australia peformances running around the Melbourne cbd last next wave festival.

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 23 April 2008

Paul Robertson new animation

He certainly did. What a genius.

Comment made 11 years ago on Tuesday 22 April 2008

Paul Robertson new animation

new pic on paul’s blog. make a great desktop wallpaper

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 21 April 2008


MY PARENTS DON'T KNOW I'M ADOPTED

lolz. my parents don’t know they’re adopted either.

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 21 April 2008

Artabase is a Webby Honoree

no… have you sold much stuff?

Comment made 11 years ago on Monday 21 April 2008

Artabase is a Webby Honoree

I heard Redbubble got one for community (ie not art).

Are you on there?

Comment made 11 years ago on Sunday 20 April 2008

Artabase on Facebook

The Central Intelligence Agency is not going to get very intelligent reading Facebook.

However the Australian police did use it to investigate that attack in Melbourne CBD where two dudes got shot trying to help a girl who was being forced in to a car.

I know one of the girl’s friends. He doesn’t use his real name on Facebook and thus was not investigated for it, but all her other Facebook friends were investigated.

Comment made 11 years ago on Sunday 20 April 2008

Paul Robertson new animation

Paul has a new animation. If you aren’t familiar with his work YOU SIMPLY MUST SEE IT.

http://probertson.livejournal.com/

A better description by jean pool here

http://www.skynoise.net/2008/04/04/soundtracking-armageddon/

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 09 April 2008

Crashman

Video collection of planes crashing, via boingboing

http://www.ballardian.com/the-crashman-an-experiment-in-applied-internet-ballardianism

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 09 April 2008

Space Art - Ars Astronautica

Marcus Westbury and his mates want to replicate some of space on earth; in particular a to-scale model of the solar system across the nullabor

http://www.marcuswestbury.net/2008/04/09/worlds-biggest-public-art-project/

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 09 April 2008

48073

now you’re 330-48073

Comment made 11 years ago on Tuesday 08 April 2008

RICHARD BUTLER-BOWDON

hilarious poster.

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 26 March 2008

art on the environment

This thread needs a picture of a hoodoo, what an absurd rock form. Is your work suggesting maybe erosion can be beautiful Cameron D?

Comment made 11 years ago on Tuesday 25 March 2008

LED Art

very technical paper, but looks interesting for anyone working with LEDs

http://web.mit.edu/neltnerb/www/artwork/index.html

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 19 March 2008

Origami

Electric origami

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/19/electric-origami/

Comment made 11 years ago on Wednesday 19 March 2008

Online Arts Resources

The Dictionary of Australian Artists Online has entries for thousands of artists from Australia which anyone can contribute research to.

http://www.daao.org.au

Comment made 11 years ago on Saturday 05 January 2008

Open Source Knitting Standard KnitML

Great article on the history of guerilla knitting here http://www.we-make-money-not-art.com/archives/009872.php

Comment made 11 years ago on Tuesday 01 January 2008

Online Arts Resources

http://emptyeasel.com

has loads of information about how to best make use of the internet as an artist.

Comment made 11 years ago on Thursday 13 December 2007

Sophie Dalgleish

my new, new, new, new, new favourite artist.

Comment made 12 years ago on Friday 16 November 2007