The stars, the moon, they have all been blown out. Sydney-based painter Leah Fraser depicts ‘ocular poetry’ through her latest exhibition In the beginning there were stars – a visual exploration of memory, time, and the unfurling of the individual human experience. Fraser effortlessly fuses human with nature, mystic with mortal and chaos with calm by layering symbolic iconography with elements of the earth in a series of works that are as striking to the viewer alone as they are in a group, compelling audiences to pause and question why we are living, what is deemed vital in this life and how the ‘dust of the universe’ will shift to form our future selves. In the beginning there were stars launches at Arthouse Gallery, Sydney, from August 23 and will run through September 15.
“At the end of the day, when you’re on the road for that long, you just want someone you can hang around with and have a good time. Then if they take pictures, that’s great.” Photographer Zackery Michael documents his enduring friendship with the Arctic Monkeys in his latest exhibition, AM:ZM.
Our grandmothers used to say that a dropped plate was considered good luck, but if those plates are crafted by ceramicist Ana Kerin of Kana London, you can be sure we’d never let them go.
From the faces of the season to the shows we couldn’t get enough of, Fashion & Beauty Director Billie Iveson recaps a whirlwind trip for New York Fashion Week 2018.