Monika Viktoria’s Of Lace and Moss art series

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By Tiana Vasiljev in New Art on Wednesday 26 October 2011

Working in delicate layers of watercolour washes, Sydney-based artist Monika Viktoria creates an elusive world woven from whispers and memories. I recently came across her current series, Of Lace and Moss, which is a collection of romantic portraits rendered with touching detail and soft nuances of colour.

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Anthony Lister on Australia’s inspiring nightlife

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By Andy in New Art on Wednesday 29 September 2010

We asked Sydney artist Anthony Lister what Aussie nightlife means to him. In typical style, his answer was blunt and a touch mysterious: ‘sticking to the shadows is paramount’. If we were to elaborate, we’d suggest a handful of monsters and superheroes are sneaking between shadows, stealing cover in the gritty darkness of building enclaves and alleyways. Or perhaps on his canvas. [artwork by Anthony Lister]

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Rebecca Hillis at Melbourne’s Amethyst Art Space

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By Vivian Mocellin in New Events on Tuesday 3 August 2010

Sydney-based artist Rebecca Hillis has a wonderful obsession for gypsy characters, female bodies, and dancing. All of this together, sometimes. Her mix of abstract and impressionism seems to evoke a transient world where women are either divas or devils. She is now showing in Melbourne at the Amethyst Art Space.

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