Confused about Art?

cartoon about visiting art galleries

Are you confused about Art? Do you know what you like or where to find it? Is the work any good or is someone just trying to sell you something? And how are you expected to decipher those dense wall texts? Even Google translate is stumped.

An Intimate Distance : Conversations with artists in lockdown. John Scurry.

An Intimate Distance: conversations with artists during lockdown #1. John Scurry talks with Alexandra Sasse. Caulfield North. 16.8.21 Your solo exhibition for next month has been postponed until February 2022. How has life been for you under rolling restrictions? Luckily it hasn’t impinged in a desperately negative way, just a lot of small personal injustices. …

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John Scurry Exhibition

John Scurry painting 'Still Life with AM' 2019

John Scurry September 9th – October 9th 2021 Postponed to February 2022 ‘Distancing’, 2020. John Scurry Gala opening event February 10th 2022. Limited numbers: contact us for your invitation. Exhibition runs 10.2.22 – 10.3.22 ‘Still Life with blackbird’, 2020. John Scurry ‘Distancing’, 2020. John Scurry ‘Goodies’, 2020. John Scurry ‘Points of Departure’ John Scurry …

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Congratulations! Mark Dober and Evan Salmon selected to hang in Salon Des Refuses 2021

Evan Salmon painting 'Self Portrait in Flannelette Shirt' 2020

Congratulations! Mark Dober and Evan Salmon selected to hang in Salon Des Refuses 2021 ‘Liz painting in the bush at Chewton’ Mark Dober ‘Self Portrait in Flannelette Shirt’ 2020 Evan Salmon ‘Yallah Landscape’ Evan Salmon 2020 Warm congratulations to two of our gallery artists Evan Salmon and Mark Dober , selected to hang in the …

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Watercolour: Phillip Edwards and Alexandra Sasse

Watercolour painting 'Storm approaching, evening, North Melbourne (detail) Alexandra Sasse

Watercolour PHILLIP EDWARDS AND ALEXANDRA SASSE ‘Three forms to mystery’ Phillip Edwards.  July 1st – 24th 2021 Private Viewing Opening:  July 1st. 6-8pm. Limited numbers: contact us for your invitation. Opening address: Graeme Drendel Jazz musicians John Scurry (guitar) Eugene Ball (trumpet) View Exhibition online ‘Abbotsford’ Alexandra Sasse Gallery Hours: Tues, Weds, Sat 11-4pm. …

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Draw – Opening night

People in the gallery at the opening of Draw exhibition

A terrific opening to the stunning ‘Draw’ exhibition last night. Thanks to everyone for braving the weather and to our guest speakers Elizabeth Cross and Hendrik Kolenberg. We are closed today but open from tomorrow Sat 15th 11-4pm. Exhibition runs to June 5th

Draw: Seven contemporary artists encounter the world through drawing.

Drawing by Evan Salmon 'Tree study, Dunmore'

Common to these 26 drawings is a sense of time; of movement or stillness, but not of the momentary. All drawing has pace. It is not simultaneous like a photo must be. A line has to begin and end somewhere, either slowly or rapidly..