Search results for: 2 September 2013

The Impressionists and innovations in artists’ tools

Did you know that the invention of the collapsible metal paint tube in the 19th century, allowing artists to keep their oil paints both fresh and portable, made it possible for the Impressionists to pursue painting en plein air, or …  More

Q&A with Jae Laffer

If your music was an artwork what would it look like? Russell Drysdale’s The Cricketers (1948).     Who’s your favourite artist/artwork? Some that come to mind are great Australian artists Sidney Nolan, Arthur Boyd, Albert Tucker and Brett Whiteley. …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 81

Cult label Perks and Mini (P.A.M) has been a part of Melbourne’s independent fashion scene since establishing in 2000. Run by husband and wife team Misha Hollenbach and Shauna Toohey, P.A.M’s distinctive aesthetic is best described as visual pandemonium. Their …  More