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Mandated payment of fair artist fees

BY NAVA | 04-Jul-2012
The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) invites you to sign the attached petition (here) intended for presentation to Federal Arts Minister, the Hon. Simon Crean MP. The petition calls for the mandating of payment of artists’ fees for art work exhibited in public galleries either on loan or commissioned from artists, at the rate recommended in NAVA’s Code of Practice for the Professional Australian Visual Arts, Craft and Design Sector.

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Bright new works of art cheer winter days!

BY Libby Oldham - Director | 04-Jul-2012
Whilst winter this year has been chillier than usual, the gallery feels warm and cheerful with the inspirational new works of Bathurst artist, Catherine Hale.

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Hopscotch Films is presenting - Hysteria

BY Hopscotch Films | 04-Jul-2012
Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy star in this offbeat and very amusing romantic comedy about the invention of the vibrator in Victorian England. Based on a true story, Hysteria is set in 1880, and follows Mortimer Granville (Dancy), a young doctor disillusioned by his colleagues' medieval practices.

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Hiroshige’s Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido

BY Japan Foundation | 03-Jul-2012
Don't miss this incredibly rare opportunity to see one of Japan's most outstanding ukiyo-e (woodblock print) series, the complete set of the 'Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido'.

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Darwin Festival - August 9-26 2012

BY Kim - aum.net.au | 03-Jul-2012
From August 9 – 26 this year, Darwin will be the cultural and artistic focus of the Top End. Performers, artists, locals and visitors will converge on the Festival hub at Civic Park to enjoy the vibrant and colourful atmosphere, the cultural experience and the festivities of the Darwin Festival.

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"Dear comrade..." by KATHRIN LONGHURST

BY Catherine Asquith Gallery | 03-Jul-2012
Kathrin’s work reflects her diverse cultural background, having lived in many European countries and finally settled in Australia in 2000. Growing up in Communist East Germany Kathrin started taking life drawing classes at the age of 14 years. Her work is strongly influenced by social realism and communist propaganda art. Practising as a full-time artist for the past 9 years, Kathrin has also been actively involved with Portrait Artists Australia, an industry association for professional portrait artists. Kathrin has been a finalist in numerous art prizes, notably, the Portia Geach Award, the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, the Mosman Art Prize, the Western Australian Black Swan Prize, just recently, a finalist in the 2012 Sulman Prize.

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The Reef presented by Australian Chamber Orchestra and Tura New Music

BY Kim | 03-Jul-2012
Premiering in Darwin on July 5th and closing at the Sydney Opera House on July 23rd is a remarkable performance fusing the crème de la crème of Australia's top surfers, classical musicians and Indigenous musicians who have come together to create an organic non-narrartive driven audio and visual experience.

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Patagonia Wind-He Gong Solo Exhibition

BY A Thousand Plateaus Art Space | 03-Jul-2012
He Gong's journey re-taking Che Guevara's motorcycle journey

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THREE

BY Chan Contemporary Art Space | 03-Jul-2012
Three Aboriginal curators draw together a diverse range of contemporary works from across the Territory, including Arnhem Land, Central Australia and works from national and international collections. Curators: Ruby Alderton; Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Jenny Fraser; Murri artist / curator Shauna Tilmouth; Tangentyere Artists

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where the birds always sing...

BY Ausin Tung Gallery | 03-Jul-2012
Eleven young Australian artists celebrate the poetically ephemeral nature of our existence through video, photography, sculpture and drawing.

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Blossom Spirit Arts Exhibition

BY Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery | 03-Jul-2012
If you are looking for varieties in artistic styles, look no further; come to our FGY Art Gallery’s July – mid August exhibition - Blossom Spirits

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Caricatures by cartoonist David Green

BY David Green | 03-Jul-2012
Caricatures for gifts to graphic cartoon design. David Green, please allow me to introduce my professional cartoon business to you. I specialize in caricatures and cartoon design, caricatures for gifts to caricatures at events. Cartoon design service catering from cartoons for fishing clubs to cartoon logos.

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Cover Songs Gone Viral - Somebody That I Used to Know - Walk off the Earth (Gotye - Cover)

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 02-Jul-2012
Walk off the Earth classic Gotye Cover - Currently 120 million plus views!

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HUSH artwork on www.artFido.com for charity!

BY Fetching art | 02-Jul-2012
www.artFido.com is excited to give you an opportunity to own a HUSH original artwork and (at the same time) help kids and families in need. Cut from the walls of Melbourne’ s Metro Gallery, we have an amazing 1.2m x 2.4m HUSH one-of-a-kind artwork up for auction. And just to make things a little more interesting, there’s no reserve! Generously donated by the artist himself, 100% of auction proceeds will go directly to Challenge, an organisation providing support to children living with cancer or a life-threatening blood disorder.

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Stewart Westle, Richard Ogilvie & Group Show Boats

BY Without Pier Gallery | 02-Jul-2012
Showing from 8 July Stewart Westle paintings and Richard Ogilvie wood sculpture at the Cheltenham Gallery. Group Show Theme - Boats showing from 6 July at the Hampton Gallery

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How to resurrect an old painting

BY Giselle | 02-Jul-2012
How many paintings have you laying around? Maybe it's time to resurrect a few ? Resurrections are fun art projects .. see this one as an example.

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2012 Melbourne Cabaret Festival

BY Australian Cabaret Enterprises | 02-Jul-2012
100 performers – 80 performances – ten nights. The third annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival will burst out across Melbourne from Thursday 12 until Saturday 21 July. As one of Victoria’s fastest growing festivals it has now expanded to ten nights across nine venues throughout the city. The festival hub venues are Chapel Off Chapel and the Kew Court House.

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TIM BURSTALL DIARIES COME TO LIFE IN AIREYS INLET

BY Great Escape Books | 02-Jul-2012
Join ABC Radio National’s Amanda Smith at Great Escape Books in Aireys Inlet on Saturday 7 July as she chats with author Hilary McPhee about her newly-released book Memoirs of a astard: The Diaries of Tim Burstall. And hear these entertaining diaries brought to life by actors Peter Curtain and Ailsa Piper.

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Religious Christmas Workshops At Zart Art

BY Zart Art | 02-Jul-2012
Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas without a Santa Claus or reindeer in sight. As a Christmas gift to you Zart is offering a bargain basement price for this year’s Christmas workshops.

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2012 Book Week - Hands on Workshops at Zart Art

BY Zart Art | 02-Jul-2012
The 2012 Book Week theme Champions Read invites schools to reflect upon the benefits of reading and to promote a reading-rich culture. This is particularly relevant in a world where reading is in fierce competition with so many other pastimes, especially those dependent on technology.

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Allowing the Process - Rosaria Crane

BY TACIT CONTEMPORARY ART | 02-Jul-2012
"Through the mediums of painting, ink on paper and photography. Exploration, going with the flow and the process of creative uncertainty, the allowing and surrendering to the moment to reveal what is within. As most of my work develops on the canvas working with intuition, the raw creative process and how this defines identity. Layering the paint, rubbing back to reveal what needs to be communicated in visual dialogue.

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National Indigenous Music Awards - August 11 - Darwin NT

BY Miranda Riley - aum.net.au | 29-Jun-2012
Australian country music star Troy Cassar-Daley will take to the stage at the National Indigenous Music Awards on August 11 spearheading a line up of emerging, established and legendary Indigenous Acts.

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INDEPENDENT ARTISTS FLASH GROUP SHOW

BY TAP Gallery | 29-Jun-2012
A call to Artists! Open Group Show/only $15/work to exhibit! Opens Wed 4th July 6-8pm

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Megan Keating - Nature Strip at Mars Gallery

BY Andy Dinan - Mars Gallery | 29-Jun-2012
FREE ARTIST FLOOR TALK Saturday 21st, 3pm at [MARS] Gallery. The law says a weed is wrong and shall be killed . The weeds say life is a white and lovely thing. Extract from “Weeds” by Carl Sandburg. Nature Strip is a new body of painted works that looks at the contradictory behaviour of weeds and their paradoxical context within nature.

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Murder Most Funny! by Tony Laumberg

BY Watchdog Communications | 29-Jun-2012
Murder Most Funny! by Tony Laumberg. Think the Wiggles have had troubles lately? Check out THIS story! It's really tough out there in the world of children's entertainment - even at the top! One only has to look at the recent ongoing ructions inside the Wiggles for proof of that.

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CELEBRITIES RISK ALL FOR LAUGHS AND A GOOD CAUSE!

BY Watchdog Communications | 29-Jun-2012
Celebrity Theatresports Sat 21 July Enmore Theatre. See Aussie celebrities as you’ve never seen them before when Celebrity Theatresports raises laughs for a good cause on July 21 at the Enmore Theatre. The best comic improvisers in the country join your favourite celebrities from TV, film and sport creating live comedy scenes from your suggestions. And at the same time you’ll be helping raise money for CanTeen, the Australian organisation for young people living with cancer.

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Travels of the Artist

BY Manyung Gallery Group | 28-Jun-2012
Brushstrokes reflecting many artists' interpretations of Australian and international sea, land and urbanscapes. A warm Opening Night on Friday 6 July will feature music, open fires and drinks.

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Darwin Festival 2012 PROGRAM LAUNCH - Hot August Nights

BY Chryss Carr - aum.net.au | 28-Jun-2012
Darwin Festival is thrilled to reveal a 2012 program brimming with highlights to ignite your Hot August Nights. From contemporary music to cabaret, theatre, dance, comedy to family and visual arts events, this year’s Festival is a veritable feast of national and international heroes and local stars.

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2012 Mortimore Prize entries open

BY Australian Art Sales | 27-Jun-2012
Online entries are now open!

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2012 Inglis Equine Art Prize entries close 30th June

BY Australian Art Sales | 27-Jun-2012
Only a matter of days until entries close...

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Winter Exhibition

BY Kath McCann | 27-Jun-2012
Realist art, affordable. Landscapes, urban,portraits and floral. A wide variety of original art.NEW exhibition every fortnight! Associate membership available and access to quality demonstrations, classes, workshops and activities

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FANTASTIC FANTASIA FOR METRO CONCERTS!

BY Geoff Sirmai Watchdog | 27-Jun-2012
The Metropolitan Orchestra (TMO) continues its sensational 2012 season July 21 and 22 with a programme of fantasy and whimsical desire in their latest MET Series orchestral concert.

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Australian choreographer takes out Best Work award at the UK’s Brighton Festival.

BY Geoff Sirmai Watchdog | 27-Jun-2012
Fresh from making two new works for the London Cultural Olympiad, Parker has just returned to Australia with a coveted Argus Angel Award given ‘in recognition of artistic excellence at Brighton Festival and Fringe.’ That, plus critical acclaim in the UK and France and a trio of new shows means the dance world is pretty much at his feet!

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Kids On Broadway in Chatswood 7-15 July

BY Geoff Sirmai Watchdog | 27-Jun-2012
Chatswood Musical Society is very proud to present 'Kids on Broadway', featuring an all-child cast singing the hit songs from everyone’s favourite kids’ musicals!

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METAMORPHOSES by Ovid - written and first directed by Mary Zimmerman, USA

BY Geoff Sirmai Watchdog | 27-Jun-2012
Tales from Ovid are presented in all their glory - mischievous, beautiful, savage and timeless - in an Australian premiere of the Tony-award-winning adaptation that illuminates the power of storytelling. Actors transform into character after character. Stories flow from the divine to the horrific. All of our collective primal instincts are on display - and more truthfully than we may care to admit…

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Simply Barbra

BY MGM | 27-Jun-2012
Luckiest Productions present SIMPLY BARBRA Starring Steven Brinberg Musical Director Mathew Frank Riverside Theatres Friday, 6 July 2012 An evolving tribute to the life and recordings of one the most recognizable voices of our time

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ART TRAIL in ACTION at AUDLEY

BY Bundeena and Maianbar Art Trail | 26-Jun-2012
Art Trail in Action at Audley – Bundeena and Mainbar Art Trail is on the move. From 10 am - 4 pm on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August the Art Trail will relocate to Audley Dance Hall in the Royal National Park for a whole weekend of ART, ACTION and HIGH
TEA.

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Spectres of a Broken Body

BY Carclew Youth Arts | 25-Jun-2012
'Spectres of a Broken Body' Curated by Adele Sliuzas | Featuring Claire Marsh

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New work

BY fri5pm illustrations | 25-Jun-2012
Sydney based, Melbourne artist/illustrator. fri5pm illustrations is evolving!!!

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Legendary Thais Taras to give FREE Public Masterclass

BY Pacific Opera | 25-Jun-2012
Legendary singer and teacher, Thais Taras will join with Pacific Opera's Artistic Director, Glenn Amer to give a thrilling masterclass to the selected 2012 Young Artists!

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