Fiona Lowry

Judy Z Reader Find

By Judy Z in New Art on Tuesday 12 June 2007

The Australian landscape, the subject of endless tributes by artists of all media, is given an intriguing and mysteriously-sexual twist by Fiona Lowry. In her show at Sydney’s Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Lowry has painted dream-like images of the bush. Instead of flora and fauna, she shows shadowy human figures, some engaged in overtly sexual behaviour, […]

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Amy Bennett

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Illustration on Thursday 26 April 2007

Amy Bennett captures the image of middle-America that the rest of the world grew up dreaming about. It’s all manicured lawns, sturdy cars, and smiling neighbours hiding secrets in the shadows. [see also Howard Arkley]

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Howard Arkley and suburbia

Zac Editor

By Zac in New Art on Sunday 11 March 2007

Howard Arkley, the great Australian painter of suburbia, has a retrospective showing at the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 10 March 2007 to 6 May 2007. I love his use of colour and strong outline, and the way he fashions the ordinary into something quite amazing. Well worth checking out. [more about Howard […]

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