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View of Anna Louise Richardson’s “On the hunt,” Galerie Pompom, Sydney, 2017.
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Claudia Arozqueta

There is no animal in this country that does that type of thing. It was the size of a giant tiger. It was about a meter long and had black, silky fur. The belief in the existence of elusive, strange, fabulous, and extraterrestrial animals is ubiquitous and timeless. Predatory giant turtles,... continue reading
“Harvest”

THE COMMERCIAL GALLERY, Sydney

View of “Harvest,” The Commercial Gallery, Sydney, 2017.
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Claudia Arozqueta

The name “The Commercial” is unusually explicit for a gallery, but the title of the group exhibition currently on view in this one-room gallery in Sydney’s Redfern/Chippendale precinct is not to be taken so literally. While “Harvest” brings to mind food, crops, and still lifes, the exhibition also plays with... continue reading
View of David Noonan's "Lead Light," Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, 2016.
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Claudia Arozqueta

David Noonan and Renee So, whose work is shown in concurrent solo exhibitions at Sydney’s Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, share an interest in the research, appropriation, and reconfiguration of traditional iconography. Hung on the walls of the main gallery, hidden down a terraced street in the suburb of Paddington, David Noonan’s... continue reading
Richard Bell, Embassy, 2013.
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Jon Bywater

One of the most affecting commissions of the 20th Biennale of Sydney is placed out on its own—“in between” its six main venues—at one end of the city’s Botanical Gardens. Archie Moore’s A Home Away From Home (Bennelong/Vera’s Hut) (2016) in part re-imagines the diminutive shelter offered to an Indigenous... continue reading
View of Gabriella Mangano & Silvana Mangano’s “Of Objects or Sound,” Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, 2014.
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Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh

“The projection of the New York art world as the metropolitan center for art by every other art world is symptomatic of the provincialism of each of them.”(1) wrote in 1974 the Australian art historian Terry Smith, in the article “The Provincialism Problem,” (2) which has been contested ever since,... continue reading

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