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The Curated Edit: The Life Edit

Emerging from a long winter, we find ourselves drawn to prints which capture the spirit of these warmer months. This curated edit assembles prints, which in their palette and gestural marks embody the rejuvenating energy that summer brings. This edit is a celebration of vitality and movement, and its prints are a sure way to breathe Continue reading


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Gracia & Louise: Little Gems For The Choosing

Take a walk down Smith St and you’ll stumble across our delightful and curious window installation Here, there by Gracia & Louise. A gorgeous collection of antique sepia photographic portraits, collaged with brightly coloured prints of birds and animals. Hint: Be sure to enter the gallery to enjoy the reverse side of these works too! Continue reading


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In Conversation with Wayne Viney

Wayne Viney is an artist whose work is instantly recognisable. With colourful, linear gradients, Viney abstracts the landscape in a way that is uniquely his. Drawing from Romantic traditions, at the heart of his work lies a ‘yearning for the sublime’. His abstract treatment of the natural world seeks to offer an alternative to the Continue reading


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Melissa Smith: ‘Between Islands’

Launching as a part of our upcoming exhibition, Scratching the Surface,  ‘Between the Islands’ is a new body of work from Melissa Smith. The collection of is at once ethereal and familiar, abstracting the landscape and cartography of island landscapes. Rendered in a calming blue palette with phosphorescent use of light, the works re-acquaint their Continue reading


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Jazmina Cininas: The making of Blood Sisters

Contemporary printmaker Jazmina Cininas is celebrated for her impressively detailed and thematic reduction linocuts.  Her new work Blood Sisters was inspired by the Canadian cult trilogy Ginger Snaps and was 6 months in the making. The work oozes intrigue, referencing themes like lycanthropy, menstruation and narcotic addiction. However, it is also Cininas’ print process that Continue reading


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Revisited: In Conversation With David Frazer

With David Frazer’s Slow Boat shortly coming to a close, we thought it timely to look back on our first glimpse of the exhibition’s name-sake magnum opus. Earlier in the year we interviewed Frazer, who teased us about the new work, saying “I’m planning to do a massive linocut, my biggest yet, 132x190cm.  It’ll take maybe 6 Continue reading


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Sunday Acoustics in the Gallery

With the warmer months now upon us and now our doors are open again on Sundays, we thought we’d introduce something a little different – Sunday Acoustics. Throughout the season, please join us for regular acoustic sets by Melbourne musicians. Because art’s an experience, not just a static image in isolation, we think a bit Continue reading


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Kyoko Imazu video studio tour

We’re pleased to share with you this delightful new video from Kyoko Imazu. In the video Imazu generously shares with us the behind the scenes studio process of her popular print, Rabbit Days. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Kyoko’s upcoming LWOO exhibition of new ceramics, Autumn Moon, will run in Continue reading