Why I love Heidi so much; the place of blind faith in the arts Continue reading Why I love Heidi so much
You see it on Instagram all the time, artist’s posting their latest work, getting thumbs up and endless praise. None of those followers say ‘You’re shit’ – or very few of them. I’ve seen an endless amount of rubbish being gushed over like it’s the new The women of Algiers. As artists, our insecurities mean we love praise, we need it, hunger for it, but … Continue reading You will never succeed as an #artist without someone to tell you you’re shit.
The National Gallery of Australia is gearing up for a massive Toulouse-Lautrec, it’s not open yet but I did see a great spread of Albert Tucker works where Sidney Nolan used to be (apparently, Nolan is off to Ireland). Albert spent some time living in a home made trailer on the banks of the Seine in Paris. His work is a little cray-cray, clearly disturbed … Continue reading Bye bye Nolan, hello Tucker