Posts by Jon Beinart:
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.
Reliquaries – Shawn Barber | Mike Davis | Dan Witz | Peter Ferguson | El Gato Chimney | Jean Labourdette
Reliquaries is a group show guest curated by Jean Labourdette. This show includes new works by Shawn Barber, Mike Davis, Peter Ferguson, El Gato Chimney, Dan Witz and Jean Labourdette. ONLINE CATALOGUE A reliquary is a container or shrine for holy objects, and the participating artists have been inspired by this theme to varying degrees: some works obviously depict a reliquary and others are influenced by the idea, though,… Read More
Adipocere (Australia) uses embroidery to create his own visuals inspired by a fascination with the macabre. He combines themes of innocence with an unsettling and sinister melancholy, referring to many of his works as ‘emotional self-portraiture’.
Lush is an exhibition of sensual works by Jana Brike, Redd Walitzki, Ray Caesar and Rodrigo Luff. ONLINE CATALOGUE Brike’s strangely seductive paintings explore our internal lives, with themes of longing, love and pain. Caesar’s neo-Victorian imagery, at times haunting or playful or both, uncovers the deep desires and secrets we hide from ourselves. Walitzki’s ethereal portraits address unrealistic beauty expectations for women as well as the darker aspects… Read More
Memento Mori, Memento Amare is a three-person exhibition featuring art nouveau body horror sculptures by Isabel Peppard, absurdist vanitas paintings by Beau White and neogothic etchings by Jonathan Guthmann. ONLINE CATALOGUE Love and death have long walked hand in hand in the cultural imagination, and this exhibition brings together fresh, unconventional approaches to the subject alongside playful nods to tradition. WHEN: Opens Saturday, OCT 21, 6pm – 9pm. FREE… Read More