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Small joy flows from a lake of tears

The Daily Telegraph
Elizabeth Fortescue

When Paul Lockyer took off on his fateful tril to Lake Eyre last August, the veteran ABC journalist left a manuscript for his family to read while he was away.

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Olsen offers painting in honour of ABC's Lockyer

The Australian
Sallie Don

John Olsen made the final touches to his latest ainting of Lake Eyre only a few days ago. Approaching Lake Eyre was his memorial to Paul Lockyer, the ABC journalist who died in a helicopter crash alongside cameraman John Bean and pilot Gary Ticehurst at Lake Eyre in August last year.


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Not the Way Home

Artist Profile

Jennifer Keeler-Milne’s recent work has investigated light and space in an urban context, partly created during residences in France and Japan. In travelling to Fowlers Gap, she was forced to engage in a different mode of looking She created a suit of drawings that were inspired by what covered the ground in this desert landscape – a rich abundance of flowers and plants that had spring to life following usually high rainfall. Keeler-Milne contrasted her detailed recordings of these plants and flowers with interpretations of the seemingly endless sky.

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Open Gallery

Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
Lynne Dwyer
3-4 March 2012

Anyone attracted to modernist architecture will enjoy the work of Paul Davies.

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The Work of Paul Davies

February 23 2012

We have always been fascinated by architectural fine art, whether it be Evan Hecox' city paintings or even the way that Ian Francis has incorporated buildings into his dreamy paintings. Today, we were stroked by the work of Australian artist Paul Davies, whose work is primarily concerns with modern architecture, and has been influences by the like of Jeffrey Smart and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Death or Glory: The Rococo Rebellion of Adrienne Gaha

Paper Runway
Anna Johnson
17 Feb 2012

The Australian artist Adrienne Gaha has lived in Europe since 1993. This past summer she returned to Sydney for a solo show, a painting stint at a small studio with the National Art School and screen printing workshop in Melbourne after a fairly long hiatus from exhibiting. She took a seven-year break from painting to concentrate on her family, and in that time absorbed herself in drawing and exploring the more obscure small museums of Paris and London.

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A Big Day For... A New Start in Art

The Sydney Morning Herald
Matt Buchanan

You remember them, don't you? The steel sculptures of athletes appearing to strain and swing off the top of Sydney Tower, commissioned to celebrate the Sydney Olympics in 2000?

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Australia Day: The nation in landscape

The Sydney Morning Herald
Leo Robba

The Herald invited 12 artists to share a glimpse of the country through their eyes.

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Paul Davies

Art Almanac

Paul Davies upcoming exhibition at the Tim Olsen Gallery 'Pentimento' February 22 - March 12 2012 is featured in the February edition of Art Alamanc, Australias gallery guide.

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Walking on Eyre

Qantas Magazine
Larry Writer

From Lake Eyre to Sydney Harbour the Australian landscape remains a treasured muse for John Olsen, one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists.

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I'm Not Ready to Go Yet

The Sydney Morning Herald - Good Weekend
Janet Hawley

John Olsen, our greatest living artist on squeezing the juice from his final years.


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Visceral Experience

The Mosman Daily
Kate Crawford

THE dark and moody portrait of anti-whaling campaigner Captain Paul Watson was painted “with blood, bone and fat”, according to the artist.

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Yolngu Boy

Portrait's - National Portrait Gallery Magazine
Ashleigh Wadman
Nov 25th 2011

Guy Maestri’s portrait of the musician, Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, was conceived after the artist saw Gurrumul perform in Sydney on New Years Eve 2008. Maestri found the performance unforgettable and recalled that, ‘word had been going around all day and the rumours were true- people really were moved to tears.’

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Robert Malherbe Masterclass

Artist Profile
Nicholas Harding
November 2011

Artist friends, Nicholas Harding and Robert Malherbe, dscuss the influence of past masters on teir drawing practices, and what is it about these hisotrical innovators that makes their influence so enduring

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Marie Hagerty's Mutating Canvases

Australian Art Review
Prue Gibson

Prue Gibson explores the artists swelling and elastic forms which appear to change shape before the viewers eye.

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Maestri's Portrait of a Landscape in Town

The Age

Sydney gallerist Tim Olsen claims a Victorian link by recalling his childhood at the Dunmoochin artist's
colony, when the likes of Fred Williams, John Brack and Albert Tucker would come to dine with his father, the artist John Olsen.

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Best In Show

GQ Style

Surreal films, fine antiquities, 3D video installations and melancholy photography will broaden your mind over the coming months

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Colour Schemes

Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
John McDonald

The act of putting paint on canvas creates fascinating tensions between the cerebral, the sensual and the suggestive.

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Arts - About Town

The Australian Financial Review

Paul Davies: Tim Olsen pop-up gallery. A Sydney artist and quintessentially Sydney gallerist in Melbourne?

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Couples have wedding registries down to a fine art

The Sydney Morning Herald
Louise Schwartzkoff
Monday, October 10, 2011

By the time Felicity Smith and Paul Lowe decided to get married, they owned a house in Darlinghurst and had enough kitchenware and manchester to last them decades. Rather than risk an avalanche of salad bowls and steak knives on their wedding day next month, the couple have asked guests to contribute towards at $12,000 abstract painting.

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