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  • L-R: Maxxi Minaxi May, Deconstructing beauty, 2003, plastic dolls, paint, foamcore and wood, 105 x 21 x 5.7 cm, Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, The University of Western Australia. Copyright and courtesy of the artist. Glenys Hodgeman         
Death is never out of style, 2000                              
cotton embroidery on paper burial shroud, 194 x 157 cm
  © courtesy of the artist.
Lilla Lowe, Apples and apple blossoms, 1896, oil on cedar panel, 90 x 26.5 cm, Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, The University of Western Australia.  Three artworks appear alongside one another. On the far left is a shelving unit - each shelf contains plastic doll body parts, sorted by type. In the middle is A piece of white fabric with various human organs embroidered in red thread, as well as the words Le mort est jamais se demode. On the right is an oil painting of apples and blossoms on cedar wood. Getting to the heart of matter
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    Getting to the heart of matter

    17 September 2021

    There’s a matter that deserves your attention at Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, says Jaimi Wright.

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  • High Tide by Wendy Warrie, Acrylic on canvas, 200 x 200 cm. An abstract painting in wavy lines of shades of blue. Road tripping and mapping Country and culture
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    Road tripping and mapping Country and culture

    26 August 2021

    ‘Ngardamarri’ – the latest exhibition at FORM’s Goods Shed – is a journey through the artistic and cultural heritage of Ieramugadu (Roebourne) that’s vibrant, varied and not to be missed, says Jaimi Wright.

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  • Leon Pericles_North to the Station Shed_mixed-media_30x40cm copy Diving into the detailed world of Leon Pericles
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    Diving into the detailed world of Leon Pericles

    25 August 2021

    Packed with whimsical surprises and tiny secrets, Leon Pericles’s art works have been delighting viewers for almost 60 years. Nina Levy relished the opportunity to dive into his magical world.

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  • Paula Hart's award winning work 'Jacaranda'. 'Jacaranda' is a façade of industrial scale lace, made from bobbin lace wire that has been woven into man-made industrial mesh fencing. The universal language of craft
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    The universal language of craft

    18 August 2021

    Ahead of the opening of the inaugural Indian Ocean Craft Triennial, Jaimi Wright caught up with craft advocates Paula Hart and Carola Akindele-Obe to talk about why its time for craft to receive the recognition it deserves.

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  • Jacobus Capone, 'Echo & Abyss', 2018, Synchronised 10 Channel HD Video, dimension: variable. Photo: courtesy the artist and Moore Contemporary A man stands on a rocky outcrop in the midst of a cold and barren landscape. There is snow on the ground and fog in the background. Journeys into the stormy heart
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    Journeys into the stormy heart

    11 August 2021

    This year’s stormy weather makes a perfect backdrop for an exhibition that pits the breadth of human existence against fragile landscapes, writes Miranda Johnson.

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  • Laure Prouvost, Lick in the past, 2016, video still_2 A photograph taken from the dashboard of a car. The road stretches towards an arid looking mountain range that stands stark against a blue sky. Tales of two sun-bleached cities
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    Tales of two sun-bleached cities

    3 August 2021

    Named after The Triffid’s 1986 album, ‘Love in Bright Landscapes’ is an exhibition that explores the shiny and seamy sides of Perth and Los Angeles, writes Kim Kirkman, who also takes in two other exhibitions currently on show at PICA.

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  • Untitled (Landscape), 2021, various ceramics and found objects, dimensions vary. Photo: Holly O'Meehan A series of rock-like objects with mossy or seaweed like growths sprouting from them. Smaller scattered stones surround the larger rocks. When nature fights back
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    When nature fights back

    14 July 2021

    The place of human beings in the ecosystem hierarchy is questioned in two clever exhibitions at Goolugatup/Heathcote Gallery, and Craig McKeough is intrigued.

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  • In the foreground are two sculptures. One is a monstrous head that sprouts out of the top of a bright green car. It has long skinny limb-like appendages, a bit like a child might draw, and a worried expression on its face. The other sculpture is a giant open mouth, attached to a human-like body. The mouth a torso are painted red, the legs and inside of the mouth are painted blue. Strings hang off the mouth like teeth. Refreshing insights found close to home
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    Refreshing insights found close to home

    14 July 2021

    From the footy field to the backyard, Cool Change Contemporary’s four thought-provoking July exhibitions explore local experiences, discovers Belinda Hermawan.

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Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

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