Look out, it’s a giant wave of naked Barbies in Perth

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 1 April 2014

Who knew Barbie could look so nightmarish! Artist Annette Thas has created this giant Barbie wave installation for Sculpture by the Sea in Perth. The event takes place on Cotteslow Beach between 70 local, interstate and international artists. Thas says of her installation: ‘The Barbies are used to convey messages.

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Nia May’s Papercuts exhibition at Sweets Workshop

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By Emma Simmons in New Events on Wednesday 28 September 2011

Paper and the Blade is a beautiful papercut exhibition by Perth-based artist, Nia May. With more than 40 intricate designs, the show creates a two-dimensional world of foxes, teapots, skeletons, birds and little girls lost.

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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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