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Independent Season

Independent Season

The Art Centre Gold Coast presents the Independent Season (aka IT IS). It’s time to lose yourself in The Space, explore new worlds and discover emerging artists with the inaugural 2013 Independent Season. With four featured Independent Theatre productions and three Work In Progress initiatives each show will be your one way ticket to the dark side. Be […]

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All about Roy

Roy Lichtenstein (October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, his paintings were exhibited at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York City and, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, James Rosenquist, and others. He became a leading figure in the new art movement. His work defined the basic premise of pop art better than any […]

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Childrens Creative art workshop

Finish the Christmas school holidays with a bang and head on down to Miami’s Rabbit + Cocoon cultural precinct for five fun-packed days of performing and visual arts for children. Workshops are facilitated by a team of highly creative and very experienced teachers and guest artists (all hold teaching qualifications and/or Blue Cards), and held […]

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Johnny Romeo goes POP

Johnny Romeo is an internationally acclaimed Australian pop painter whose energetic appropriation of comic book aesthetics and pop culture is capturing attention worldwide. With GQ Magazine describing his art as ‘part punk, part pop’, he draws inspiration from neo-Expressionism, rock’n’roll, graffiti art and Pop art. Johnny Romeo’s work critiques the madness of a modern world […]

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In Situ

The opportunity to see an exotic animal in a zoo or circus is, for some people, an exciting and joyous activity. For others, the experience is burdened by the thought of animals in captivity, and the fact that the creatures have often been transplanted from their natural habitats to urban enclosures where their basic instincts […]

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Meow, Meow

By Benjamen Judd Have you ever looked at something so cute it made your skin crawl? Adorable little rabbits and baby deer looking up at you, looking completely sweet and innocent…and then you realise that behind them lies a heap of skulls and corpses. That’s the world of Meow Girl. Macabre. But super sweet and […]

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Untitled (Illuminated Tree)

By Sharne Wolff A member of the Wiradjuri and Kamilaroi nations of Australia, and an artist based in Sydney, Jonathan Jones work has ranged across various platforms while he explores Indigenous tradition and relationships. He is particularly well known for his use of light. The artist’s new exhibition untitled (illuminated tree) is comprised of just […]

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2020

By Carrie Miller 2020 has returned to Damien Minton Gallery after a successful run last year. This exhibition, which is hosted by the gallery in its annex space, is based on a unique curatorial model: a series of ten, single night exhibitions running side by side. The show also reflects the trend towards hybridised models […]

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Hats off to Ben Capp

After studying at Melbourne’s Photography Studies College, Ben headed to London to start his professional career. During a four-year stint abroad, he was fortunate enough to assist many leading photographers including Sean Gleason, Sandro Sodano, Ben Ingham, Willy Vanderperre and Tom Van Heel.  His work focused heavily on fashion advertising and editorial portraits for major […]

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Best in show.

Have you even seen the artist roster coming up at the Arts Centre on the Gold Coast!? Irish funny man Ross Noble, Sesame Street presenting Elmo’s World Tour, and St Hilda’s ‘Anne of Green Gables’. Not only is it a beautiful fresh venue, with a multitude of different spaces that keep even the keenest arts […]

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19 Karen is a contemporary artspace.

When 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace first opened it’s doors (2008), it was to provide an innovative platform for contemporary art by largely unseen Australian & international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited. Many of these artists are now represented and exhibiting by commercial galleries interstate and overseas. It can be said that […]

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Snap happy.

We all know that getting the best shot of ourselves that we possibly can (while our partying on as Saturday night) can be nigh impossible. Mostly we end up looking at the social pages and screeching to our friends over the phone “How could you let me get that messy?!”, and “Why didn’t you at […]

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Inked up

On the 13th, 14th and 15th of January at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre the most prevalent form of mass culture art of the 2000′s is going to present in a big way. It comes in the form of SurfNInk. Artists like Nikko Hurtado, who specialises in tattoos such as the one seen […]

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The sweetest melancholy

In one of the most highly anticipated releases of 2012, ‘Melancholia’ takes us through the devastating depths of depression and the inability of us, as a race, to see the good in what we have, versus the pain in what we do not have. The basic plot borders on sci-fi and leaves you wondering what […]

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