It starts with the words. Etched, smeared and imprinted on canvas or aluminium like initials carved into a tree. L.A.-based Australian artist Luke Chiswell uses language as the foundation for the emotive works in his latest exhibition, Wish It Would Last, rendered in both painting and sculpture. His abstract pieces feature portions of phrases and words in acrylic, pencil, resin and burntAcacia Pycnantha tree. See Chiswell’s works up close at Sydney’s Jerico Contemporary in Woolloomooloo, opening tonight at 6pm and running through February 9.
To celebrate the launch of Tiffany & Co.’s new Sydney flagship space and its ongoing commitment to the Australian artistic landscape, three artists take us behind the scenes of their creative process in the lead up to their own in-store installations.
Make it a date. From an afternoon at the AGNSW to vintage shopping on King Street, Ilkin Kurt shares postcards from a dreamy weekend in Sydney.
Listen to your instincts; artist Clare Plueckhahn will show you how. In her latest exhibition, Running with Wolves, Plueckhahn explores the trope of the wild woman, seeking to rekindle the marriage between the feminine and natural realms on beautiful medium format film.