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Considering Nostalgia: reflections on new work by Sophia Szilagyi.

Considering Nostalgia: Marguerite Brown reflects upon Sophia Szilagyi’s latest body of work. For many years Sophia Szilagyi’s work has traversed land, sky and seascapes, inventing a universe that appears plausible yet is largely make-believe. Through digital printmaking she skillfully merges numerous images to create a distinctive sense of otherworldliness in her work that is entirely Continue reading


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An Artist’s Life: Stephanie Jane Rampton

Artists are inherently visual people, whose lives are often as striking as the work they produce. As is the case with Stephanie Jane Rampton, whose solo exhibition Quiescence is currently hanging on our walls. Rampton has generously provided us with these glimpses into her world; the pictures included in this collection give depth and context Continue reading


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CHRISTMAS & SUMMER GALLERY TRADING

CHRISTMAS & SUMMER TRADING The gallery will be closed from 23rd of December 2016 Open ONLY for weekend trading between 13th-15th, 20th-22nd & 27th-29th Jan, until officially reopening with our regular trading hours resuming 1st Feb, 2017. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support of the gallery and our Continue reading


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Sai Wai Foo: Intricate Folds of the Sea

Walk along Smith St night or day until Christmas and you’ll see Out to Sea by Sai-Wai Foo. Exhibiting in our front window, this is an exquisite example of contemporary printmaking. Taking printmaking beyond the flat plane, Foo’s delicate sculptures intermingle found objects, intricate folds and printmaking. Her sculptural works embody the tactile nature of Continue reading


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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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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