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compelling paintings by malcolm benham

BY Catherine Beatty | 27-Aug-2012

Compelling by Malcolm Benham is a large exhibition over two floors of pivotal paintings and supportive works on paper the connection being expressive drawing 1990 - 2012. Malcolm Benhams artwork is included in most major Australian & New Zealand art institutions as well as overseas and private collections. In 2014 Wollongong City Art Gallery will exhibit a major retrospective titled 'Scrap Culture' of Malcolm Benhams assemblage, car body sculptures, paintings and drawings 1980 - 2014.

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Twenty Years: Twenty Stories Film Grants Now Open!

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 24-Aug-2012

There are currently over 4 million Australians with disability. In 1993 the Disability Discrimination Act, (DDA) which aims to promote equal opportunity and access for people with disability, made disability discrimination unlawful.

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Darwin International Film Festival: 19 – 26 September - First Program Announcement

BY Miranda Riley | 24-Aug-2012

Experience a film festival like no other at the Darwin International Film Festival [DIFF] from 19 – 26 September, 2012. Screening 10 films over eight nights including two Australian Premieres, DIFF offers a diverse calendar of Australian and international films in the beautiful outdoor setting of Deckchair Cinema under the stars and surrounded by tropical palms on Darwin's Waterfront.

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Still Flourishing Exhibition and Launch

BY Pepper Street Arts Centre | 23-Aug-2012

Opens: Friday, 31 August at 6 pm Launch Guest: Ms Kathryn Cunningham, CEO, Alzheimer’s Australia, SA The ‘Still Flourishing’ exhibition showcases the determination of local artist Eleni (Helen) Kostoglou, to continue to explore ways to use her creativity after her diagnosis of Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Dementia.

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International Art Industry Forum

BY ART NEWS PORTAL | 22-Aug-2012

On the eve of Viennafair 2012, Skate's Art Market Research, in partnership with Deloitte Luxembourg, The Art Newspaper, the Art Investment Council, Rising Leaders in Art Business, Erste Group and others will convene an International Art Industry Forum bringing together a cross-section of practitioners and thought leaders from this fast-evolving sector.

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CATALYST new & selected limited edition prints by six Australian Artists KEVIN LINCOLN

BY Australian Print Workshop | 22-Aug-2012

Australian Print Workshop is a Catalyst for great art; working with Artists since 1981 to produce the very best in contemporary fine art limited edition prints. To mark its 30th Anniversary, Australian Print Workshop commissioned six leading Australian Artists (Rick AMOR, Emily FLOYD, Kevin LINCOLN, Jan SENBERGS, Louise WEAVER and John WOLSELEY) to collaborate with APW Printers to produce an ambitious new suite of work in the print medium.

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Industry Insights with Samuel Coutts from ArtsView

BY Art News Portal and Samuel Coutts | 22-Aug-2012

My name is Samuel and I have a background in design and also furniture design/making. I have been lucky to spend a few years of my life living in other countries around the world where I was able to be inspired by different cultures and environments.

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SYDNEY FRINGE 2012 OPENS FRIDAY 7 SEPTEMBER

BY Geoff Sirmai Sydney Fringe Publicity | 22-Aug-2012

Yes… it's the opening night of Sydney Fringe 2012 and there's fun and games aplenty! Opening night for Sydney Fringe is a gift from Sydney Fringe to the good people of the city with a free street party for one, for all – it’s a free-for-all!

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Jenny grabs gold for Australia at Olympics of street painting

BY Gavin Broomhead | 22-Aug-2012

Australian artist Jenny McCracken is celebrating after winning gold for Australia at the ‘Olympics’ of street painting in Italy. Jenny won first place in her division at the historic 40th anniversary of the world’s oldest street painting festival – Incontro Nazionale dei Madonnari – at Grazie di Curtatone in Lombardy, about 130km southeast of Milan.

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EXCERPT MAGAZINE ISSUE 4 - LAUNCHES ONLINE

BY Sheridan Mills - Excerpt Magazine | 20-Aug-2012

Excerpt Magazine is a free online quarterly, launching Issue 4 on Thursday 30 August at www.excerptmagazine.com Excerpt is an independent publication celebrating difference and the not-so-typical glossy, clean conformist images we usually see. Produced in Melbourne and featuring original content by Australian & International artists and creatives, Excerpt Magazine has had 13,000 downloads since launching in November 2011.

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

BY Geoff Sirmai | 20-Aug-2012

Miranda Musical Society presents: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. From the magic and wonder of Disney comes an event that brings to life ‘a tale as old as time’! 19th - 23rd September - Sutherland Entertainment Centre

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FRANK CHRISTIE FRANK CLARKE! A larrikin new Aussie musical

BY Geoff Sirmai | 17-Aug-2012

A warm and very funny new Australian musical is set to be the hit of the Sydney Fringe! Frank Christie Frank Clarke! by Peter Fleming (book and lyrics) and Allan McFadden (music and lyrics) is the half-true story of a nearly identifiable loveable con-man-thief who almost got away with it in-and-around the Aussie goldfields; who sort of became an icon; who fought the occasional battle with and through the media; who sort of had a Chinese girlfriend; and who wound up something of an entrepreneur in America....

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New Robyn Bauer Solo Exhibition

BY Robyn Bauer | 17-Aug-2012

Terra Australis - Kangaroos and Other Discoveries. A solo exhibition of paintings, drawings, and sculpture exploring the wonder and excitement of Australia's early natural history discoveries, by Robyn Bauer

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Performing Arts Residencies applications now open

BY Blacktown Arts Centre | 17-Aug-2012

Blacktown Arts Centre invites artists to submit expressions of interest for its 2013 Performing Arts Residency Program. The program will focus on two initiatives, the Dawson Mall Program and Cross Cultural Collaboration. The Performing Arts Residency Program aims to provide professional development opportunities for individuals or small groups of artists in the development, experimentation and mentorship of new works.

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