Antlers & Artisans - a family affair at 1803 Deer Designs
In this fast and instantaneous world that we live in, where everything and anything you could possibly want is available -and usually made in China or India - it is so refreshing to come across a truly ethical, genuine and family-run company like 1803.
Urban Growers and the resurgence of kitchen gardens .
Urban Growers are Grant LaBrooy and Byron Smith. Two keen connectors and creators sharing their passion for permaculture backyard gardens with local communities in and around Sydney’s urban areas and suburbs.
In a high rise urban setting you don’t often expect to find bee hives. Check in with Doug Purdie, Sydney’s self proclaimed Beevangelista and you might just find out where he has stashed a few. Balconies, restaurant and hotel rooftops and kitchen gardens can offer bee sanctuaries in our urban sprawl.
We are partial to a well dressed man and in particular a man with good manners - our own sartorial raconteur Toby Blyth takes a look at the art of dressing well in Sydney's trendy inner West and finds a bespoke tailor who fits the bill.
Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration at MCA Sydney
One of America’s best-loved visual artists, Chuck Close, is known for his many familiar and iconic portraits of artists, musicians and celebrities, including Phillip Glass, Kate Moss, Lou Reed, Roy Lichtenstein and President Obama. Subjects have also been his family, friends, and most notably himself, whose faces he depicts in his distinct, meticulous and collaborative paintings and print works.
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France Frank Gehry, 2014
Nearly a decade in the making, Frank Gehry’s Foundation Louis Vuitton has finally opened its doors. The new art museum and cultural centre is a multi-faceted Crystal Palace for a new age, drawing comparisons to the Sydney Opera House, sailing ships and a colossal iceberg floating in the green sea of Paris’ Bois de Boulogne Park.
Pop Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
The wild and heady days of the 60s and 70s are brought to life in the Pop to Popism exhibition. Explore the brash and radical ideas of the Pop art era through over 200 works on display from many of the most well known international and Australian pop artists.
The Picasso Museum was always a favourite haunt - small, quirky, personal and full of Picasso's brilliance. After several years of renovation this renaissance of a Paris landmark has finally awoken again.