Australian artist Matt Doust

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By Ben Keys in New Art on Saturday 28 May 2011

A few years back, Matt Doust was completing portraits using Biro pens, each work a feverish mass of black and blue layered lines. Forward to 2011 and the Perth artist is now creating enormous hyper-realistic oil portraits and was recently named a finalist in the Archibald Prize.

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James Freiberg solo show at Sydney’s Oh Really Gallery

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By Reese Geronimo in New Events on Saturday 27 November 2010

James Freiberg’s use of a loose painting style combines cultural pop icons and classic still life studies. Of his art, he says: ‘I paint to visually entertain. Organised chaos is an element of my works, some more so than others’. Freiberg’s style is emotional and compelling and has recently become highly collectable, as he’s exhibited […]

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Jasper Knight

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By Stephanie Yazbek in New Art on Sunday 9 May 2010

Treading a fine line between sculpture and painting, Jasper Knight’s art explores the relationship between his material and subject. Using materials like signs, tiles, cardboard, perspex and plywood, along with vibrant coloured paints, Knight has been a finalist for the past five Archibald Prize exhibitions including this year with his portrait of Bill Wright. [Read […]

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