Melbourne artist Gervaise Netherway

Contributions Reader Find

By Lani Dafter in New Illustration on Monday 31 October 2011

Describing the work of my friend, Melbourne artist Gervaise Netherway, it’s hard not to notice the impalpable resemblence to the likes of Basquiat and Salvador Dali. Whether deliberate or not, he constructs that same surreal neo-impressionism. I can’t wait to hang one on my wall.

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Twenty Eleven

David Spencer Reader Find

By David Spencer in New Art on Friday 17 June 2011

It’s great when you meet a good solid all-round cool person, and when you’re asked ‘when did you guys meet?’, you can’t remember. That’s because it doesn’t matter, you just liked each other straight away. The same goes for Twenty Eleven’s art and his observations. He’s got an individual style, but when I first saw […]

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Kelsey Brookes

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 17 January 2011

My dad has really poor vision, but he still loves to look at art. He responds really well to color, and he absolutely loves Basquiat. I’d like to show him the work of Kelsey Brookes. I think he’d really like it, even if he might have trouble reading the text in her images.

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Garric Simonsen

Ilana Kohn Reader Find

By Ilana Kohn in New Art on Friday 28 August 2009

Spontaneous, loose and moody, like a hurricane blasting through an art supply store, the work of Washington artist Garric Simonsen is just a little Basquiat — with droll humor mixed up and splattered all over a canvas. I can’t help but chuckle at titles like Damn I Just Ruined My Best Shirt and Ha, Ha, […]

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