Posts by Jon Beinart:
The Dark Art Show presents a collection of new works by an eclectic group of highly skilled artists that promises to entrance and delight while challenging the viewer. ONLINE CATALOGUE Slide your toes beyond the threshold. Dark things await; you might wrestle with them, or you might hold them close to you while you slip back into the light. This is the nature of dark art: it can be… Read More
A World Between is an exhibition of new oil paintings by internationally renowned artist David Stoupakis. ONLINE CATALOGUE This show is inspired by a simple but universal premise: every religion shares a common thread that is sewn into the emotional and intellectual awareness of people’s dependence on powers that are not human. In this new series of works by New York-based artist David Stoupakis, that awareness is seen as… Read More
The Cat Show is a group art exhibition celebrating the favoured feline, and its subjects are featured in all manner of cattitudes, from gentle muscular repose to improbable anthropomorphism. ONLINE CATALOGUE Whether of the big, jungle variety or the smaller, allegedly domesticated kind we enjoy as companions, cats demand our attention precisely because they often don’t seem to care if they have it. They are usually too busy doing… Read More
beinArt Gallery presents a retrospective of bricolage sculptures by Stephen Ives. ONLINE CATALOGUE The works selected cover 2011 to the present, including time he spent living, working and exhibiting in Europe as well as his recent solo exhibitions at Backwoods Gallery (Melbourne, Australia.) While his earlier work featured high-quality finishes and smooth assimilation of objects, in his later work, he has sought a more expressive, immediate style. Throughout, his… Read More
beinArt Gallery presents Strange Parades, an exhibition of new ink and watercolor paintings by Tim Molloy. ONLINE CATALOGUE On a sweet breeze comes the sound of weird instruments, playing songs conceived in other worlds and heard only in dreams. In the distance, impossible shapes cavort and tumble, appearing to evolve with weird biological fluidity. The monsters come into sight and pass you by; their cacophonous bestiary stretches from horizon… Read More
beinArt Gallery invites you to walk among the “Lost Souls of the Erlking” in the debut solo exhibition of Tasmanian sculptor Nicole Watt, aka Mahlimae. ONLINE CATALOGUE Hear the old whispers of a predatory spirit; feel the faceless malevolence formed from the damp earth and dark thickets in which he lurks, seeking out the vulnerable, ensnaring the childlike heart. This force of nature has carried several names across the… Read More
beinArt Gallery presents “I do not exist,” the debut solo exhibition of Melbourne-based embroidery artist Adipocere. ONLINE CATALOGUE This exhibition explores the unique relationship between a somewhat innominate artist and their artwork. At this showing, they present a wide allegory derived from a level of personal, physical separation to depict studies of abnegation. OPENING NIGHT: Saturday, January 13, from 6–9 pm. Free entry. This exhibition runs from January 13… Read More
Dan Quintana (United States) paints eerie, goddess-like figures immersed in figurative and ethereal worlds. The extensive time spent on each figure is apparent, as their staggering precision grips one’s attention in an instant.
Alex Garant (Canada) decided to truly commit to her passion for Arts after suffering from a heart attack in 2012, changing forever how she would see the world. Garant uses patterns, duplication of elements, symmetry and image superposition as key elements of her imagery.