Journey through ‘The Green Room’ by Kobie Bosch

“The Green Room” at Billabong BoudoirOil on linen, 102cm x 102cm$4,280 framed About the Artwork:“We miss the experience of going to the theatre in these days of social isolation. There is nothing quite like the energy and immediacy of a live performance. In this painting I have imagined a green room where performers are waiting to get ready for their performance on stage. The performers are flamboyant, colourful, some quite raucous. You can find crimson chats, cockatoos, magpies and king parrots on the set, along with a shy introvert – a lyrebird. A real cocktail for drama!” Bosch Enquire about this…

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Dreaming of Cook Islands by Paul McCarthy

About the Artworks:“My love of the Islands of Polynesia started when I took to the wilds of the Society Islands with my French easel and embarked on a journey of discovery. I would return to this region some four times over several years and visiting five of Tahiti’s Islands. On this occasion I was indulging in the picturesque Cook Islands, being my first time to this location I managed two Islands. The largest Island Rarotonga and then the beautiful lagoon of Aitutaki Island. My wife and I hired bicycles and cycled around Rarotonga, stopping along the way to paint. For…

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‘The Rellies at Billabong Boudoir’ by Kobie Bosch

“The Rellies at Billabong Boudoir”Oil on linen, 102cm x 102cm$4,280 framed About the Artwork“In these unprecedented days of a “global bunking down” with the family, feathers can easily be ruffled in the process of settling into new routines and sharing space. This painting takes a whimsical look at exactly that kind of scenario. The birds featured in this visual narrative, are the Eurasian hoopoe (native to Europe, Asia and the northern half of Africa), the marvellous spatuletail (native to Peru), a peacock (native to India) and my favourite, the lyrebird (native to Australia)”. Bosch Curator’s Notes“Bosch’s new artworks resonate with…

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New Artwork Series by Phil Stallard, ‘Sydney Haikus’

We are pleased to bring you the second instalment of our ‘Artist Studio Series’ with, Phil Stallard documenting his new artworks, ‘Sydney Haikus’. Sydney Haikus is a series of paintings by Phil Stallard. The focus for these works has been North Head, a place the artist has explored for many years. It dominates the skyline looking east from Balmoral and has a huge significance for our first nations people. “In the 80’s I would rock climb up the sheer walls, and scramble down to the waterline to the old fishermen’s tracks but I recently visited the lookout and was surprised…

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‘Art at Hand’ Joanne Duffy

Our represented Perth-based artist, Joanne Duffy’s paintings transcend borders, illuminating the wonders of the firmament. Classical and mythological interpretations of the landscape are rare in Australian art. The scale and expressionist freedom in Joanne Duffy’s painting possess the epic quality of our great lyrical masters such as James Gleeson and Robert Juniper and then something more. Her strong sense of place grows from the wellspring of her childhood in Western Australia and shines in the cloudscapes and desert nocturnes that blur the line between memory and myth. We have various artworks in our stockroom available for acquisition. To make an…

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‘Artist Studio Series’ with Barbara Campbell-Allen

We are pleased to bring you the first instalment of our ‘Artist Studio Series’ with Ceramicist, Barbara Campbell-Allen, OAM. Ceramic Art of AustraliaCeramic art is magnetic because it is so mutable. Cleaved from the earth, refined by the artist’s eye and touch, then sculpted into life, the tactility of clay is magnetic, and it remains the most primal medium we have. Unlike a work fused of paint or pigment, the “skin” of a fired piece retains an integral elemental force, every sum of it’s part forms the powerful whole. Nowhere is this more potent than in monumental works created in…

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