‘Arcadia’ strikes you with something rarely encountered in art these days…. serenity. Perhaps it’s the muted lighting that falls upon the work and seems to ask you to approach at a slow, hushed pace. Such a contrast with many sleek, bold, bright digital and video works becoming increasingly popular in contemporary art. On display at The … Continue reading
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The CONFUSED MUSE
Without inspiration lit by a trailblazing muse, one’s heart’d be a cold and artless place. So I was horrified as I read Nikki Gemmell’s ‘We are not a muse’ column in Australian Life magazine this weekend, as she proclaimed the word muse: ‘implies, let’s be clear: passivity, naivety, a silenced voice; objectification of the body’….a … Continue reading