Art News and What’s On….

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  Next Level Exhibition at No Vacancy September 8th-18th The digital art exhibition at Melbourne’s No Vacancy Gallery attracted more than 250 people who were all eager to check out the incredible artwork from across the globe. More 30 Australian artists were among the winners of the Next Level competition and had their artwork exhibited alongside national and internationally renowned … Read More

To the Archibald and Beyond…It’s all up-hill for Paul Borg

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By Celeste Hawkins “Gordon Morrison and the Dusty Miller” is Paul Borg’s latest portrait currently showing in the Salon Des Refuses at S.H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney. Each year ‘rejects’ from the Archibald and Wynne prizes are carefully selected based on a set of considerations including: quality, humour, diversity and experimentation. A while back, I spoke to Paul about his … Read More

Paul Borg- The Portrait-Part One

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By Celeste Hawkins Did you know that Velazquez, the Spanish Court Painter, used to set up models and paint from mirror reflections? And that Lucian Freud never used a camera and strictly only ever painted from life? I promised a while back that I would come back to discussing the portrait and investigate more into the portrait making process. It … Read More