Here we are in Hong Kong again. We are up on the fourth floor in our little space in Hollywood Rd with the sounds of buses roaring by and children squealing in the gardens below, water always drip drip dripping from some overflowing pipe in the courtyard. A quiet moment actually, to reflect, as there [read more…]China, dreams, foundry shanghai, Hong Kong, Tuscany, xiamen
My ears are aching from the wild ocean wind. The cobalt sea is peaking in ragged white out beyond the break water. We are in Warrnambool, a country town in the south of Victoria, in Australia. Warrnambool is not far from the twelve apostles, the stony giant monoliths cut off from the mainland by the [read more…]aboriginal cave art, Director John Cunningham, guardians, Professor Barbara Van Ernst, sculpture, Shona Nunan, Warrnambool, Warrnambool Regional Art Gallery
Blood red, dripping, over the canvas, through the net, into the royal blue black sea. The boat incandescent against a golden, almost a dirty gold, luminous light. ‘The Catch’, huge and slaughtered, in the depths of the sea. The colours are exquisitely beautiful and the subject poignantly ‘triste’, sad. It’s an amazing painting in its [read more…]art, exhibition, la Rondine Gallery, Michael Cartwright, painting, sculpture
I am lying on the sand in a little cove just below Livorno. The water is gently lapping nearby and a child plucks delightedly at each gush of wave. The sun is warm and low in the sky and the big gulls swoop and swarm over a dark patch in the water. I feel deeply [read more…]bagni di lucca., Livorno. Castiglioncello. Exhibition sculpture by Shona Nunan. La Rondine Gallery
Piano and clarinet burring insistently, drops of sweet notes like water tinkling in a bowl, a little bit sad, reflective, pensive. Her body rises and falls like a pendulum, seductive with the same graceful fluidity of a cat, her contortions elevated to a beautiful dance, a body without boundaries. The performance of music and contortion [read more…]Jacob Cartwright. Guy Dowsett. Henna Kaikula. Art performance. Contortion. Music composition. La Rondine Gallery. Bagni Di Lucca.
Water. Reflections of strength and beauty, transparent layering of leaves and stone, transposed by light immersing itself in the thousand crystals of marble and lying in wait in the luminous pond below. A feeling of quiet meditation in the whole exhibition. Jacob Cartwright has drawn inspiration for this series of photographs from his excursions walking [read more…]Jacob Cartwright, la Rondine Gallery, marble mountains, photography, photography exhibition, reflections
Swooping through the air, their forked tails and pointed wings in silhouette against brilliant blue skies, they arrive in spring and leave in autumn, busy all summer long, tending their babies and devouring the myriad of insects floating over the fields and waterways, chirping socially through the balmy twilight evenings on top of their nests [read more…]exhibition, Kevan Halson, la Rondine Gallery, photographer
We are in Hong Kong. It is hot, humid and sticky. It is the weekend of the Hong Kong Art Fair and this last week has been full on with heaps of exhibition openings, dinners and parties. The big boys have been moving into town, making big statements with their galleries and on the periphery, [read more…]art exhibitions, hong kong art, hong kong art fair 2012