Category: Reviews

REVIEW ~ Adman: Warhol before pop at AGNSW

Young, playful, dapper Warhol. Worldly, fashionable, commercial adman. In the 1950s, Andy Warhol’s formative years as a commercial illustrator resulted in a plethora of chic, witty and elegant illustrations, advertisements, fragrance displays and magazine covers. Adman: Warhol before pop at the Art Gallery of NSW…

This Podcast Life

In the manner that most people keep up with television shows, I keep up with podcasts. How I Got Into Podcasts At the end of 2013, deeply starved for entertainment, I clicked on the ‘Podcast’ app that comes pre-installed on all iPhones with the expectation that…

Exhibition Review: The SCAR Project

“It’s not always pink ribbons and charity runs. Breast cancer is often glamourised and commercialised.” – Vanessa T (October 15, 1981- February 23, 2014) Upon viewing the first photograph of David Jay’s The SCAR Project, a portrait of a young girl named Leah P standing aside a large…

REVIEW: We Used to Talk About Love (AGNSW)

Pages from the exhibition catalogue It can be beautiful, it can be nonsensical, trivial, or moving. Isolating, warming, haunting, truthful. Like love itself, the new photomedia exhibition at the AGNSW, We Used to Talk About Love, is a journey through the intimate (and often confusing) experiences…

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Recorders

 A Review in Rhyme The MCA this summer, reopens some of their doors, to an exhibition that could not be better – or funner for that matter – than Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. With lightglobes that pulse to your heart beat; and a seismoscope which draws to…