Calendar: August 2015

31 07 2015

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all month:

  • Powerhouse Museum (Sydney), ‘A fine possession: jewellery and identity‘ [link]; until 20th September; see my review post
  • Holmes à Court Gallery at Vasse Felix Winery (Margaret River, WA), Helen Britton, ‘Helen Britton in context’ [link]; “Helen Britton will be in residence from 21 September until 11 October. In Context presents Helen’s work in the context of works by some of the key artists from the early years of her development in Western Australia, including Barbara Bolt, Pippin Drysdale, Nola Farman, Gill Irvine, Else van Keppel, and Philippa O’Brien, alongside her current West Australian collaborators, Justine McKnight and Michelle Taylor. To complete the concept, works of David Bielander and Yutaka Minegishi, both internationally renowned artists and Helen’s Munich studio partners for now over 13 years, will also be on exhibition. The photographer, Simon Bielander, completes this picture with a recent image of the studio atmosphere. This exhibition of over 60 works covers jewellery, fashion, textiles, painting, drawing and ceramics.” until 11th October
  • NGV Winter Masterpiece, ‘Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great‘ [link]; “… showcases one of the world’s greatest art collections. Featuring works by artists including Rembrandt, Rubens, Velázquez and Van Dyck, the exhibition offers over 500 outstanding works including the finest group of Dutch and Flemish art to come to Australia. This exclusive Melbourne exhibition will also highlight the innovation and vision of Catherine the Great, whose inexhaustible passion for education, the arts and culture heralded a period of enlightenment in the region.    The extraordinary works sourced and commissioned by Catherine during her 34-year reign, created the foundations for the Hermitage today – considered to be one of the world’s greatest treasure houses of art and decorative arts.“; until 8th November

1st August: CRAFT CUBED 2015 [link]; until 22nd September … there’s so much on there is no point in me replicating the information here, so get along to their website, so much on!

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1st August: last day for Gallery Funaki, Jiro Kamata dark to light to dark‘ [link]; “Jiro Kamata creates worlds of subtle colour, illusion and depth through his use of camera and other lenses.

6th August: Arbor, ‘Generic Ethnic‘ group exhibition [link]; until 30th August

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18th August: Gallery Funaki, Warwick Freeman ‘PRIME‘ [link]; “Warwick Freeman’s 10th solo exhibition at Gallery Funaki, showing as part of Melbourne’s first Radiant Pavilion event.“; until 19th September

20th August: RMIT Gold & Silversmithing Jewellery Auction [link]

22nd August: Craft, ‘Electric‘ group exhibition [link]; “Through a combination of artists, materials and ways of making Electric maps the collaboration of the handmade with digital technology. Crafted objects across metals, plastics, ceramics and textiles engage the body in participatory gallery experiences with installations referencing interaction, wearability and function.“; until 3rd October

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25th August: First Site Gallery, ‘Wondernamel‘ group exhibition [link]; until 4th September

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25th August: First Site Gallery, ‘Around the Table‘ group exhibition [link]; until 4th September

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29th August: Castlemaine Art Gallery, BUDA Contemporary Australian Silver & Metalwork Award [link]; until 18th October

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31st August: e.g.etal, Anna Davern ‘The Golden Land of the Sunny South‘ [link]; “Davern has created a large, mechanised diorama that can be manipulated by handles, cranks and pulleys to play out a fantastical narrative, peppered with strange hybrid characters designed to be removed and worn as jewellery.“; until 13th September

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31st August – 4th September: RMIT Masterclass, David Clarke ‘Feed Me!‘ workshop [link]

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please tell me of other exhibitions or events
also check out Melissa Cameron’s excellent informative blog (especially for competitions)

Plan ahead

1-6th September: Radiant Pavillion – Melbourne Contemporary Jewellery and Object Trail [link] … another MASSIVE event

… last calendar post: Calendar: July 2015


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