The quiet side of the now infamous Øresund Bridge, Malmö is a cosy haven of modern art, architectural history and cosy Scandinavian hospitality. Malmö is Sweden's third largest city just over the bridge from Denmark's Copenhagen . Herewith are our recommendations for a winter weekend away.
Paris has seen the worst tragedy in its recent history, with scores of young people killed and others injured. Through the laying of flowers and candle light tributes many have paid their respects and expressed their hopes for peace, not only in Paris, but everywhere. It is poignant therefore that Paris is currently hosting Climate Change talks and that these artists are getting behind the cause .
A preview of the ' Embassies ' of Sydney's 2016 Biennale
The theme of the 20th Biennale of Sydney (opens March 18, 2016) is inspired by a quote from leading science fiction author William Gibson "The Future is Already Here — It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed "
French photographer Laurent Kronental’s series Souvenir d’un Futur captures the colossal, decrepit, post-modern jumble of the Paris’ high-rise residential towers, or grands ensembles, and more importantly, the aging citizens who call it home. We were moved by the wild scale and ambition of these strange projects, their manifestation of time and neglect, but most of all, the humanity and resilience that Kronental depicts.
Artist Janet Laurence - Deep Breathing , Resuscitation for the Reef
Australian artist, Janet Laurence is creating an immersive space representing a resuscitation unit for the Great Barrier Reef as part of the Artists for Climate Change during the COP21 talks in Paris this November.
Kulture - a new smart web platform from Sydney - went along to this year's Sydney Contemporary Art Fair at Carriageworks to capture the buzz of opening night and talk to some of the galleries and artists. Galleries from Australia, New Zealand, Chile and Asia were among those that participated, some for the first time.
Now comprising four gallery sites - Millbank, Liverpool, St Ives and Bankside - home of the national collection of British art, from 1500 to the present day, as well as host to the often contentious Turner Prize. The Tate offers one of the best and most fascinating curated collections of art in the world. A quick boat trip apart, you can easily visit both Tate Britain and Modern in one (very stimulating) day.
We discovered Maroesjka's beautiful images of Iceland a couple of years ago and loved her book ' Island ' .Here is her next collection of work still with those beautiful soft pastel hues that we loved in 'Ísland'.
More than forty years ago, John Lennon and Yoko Ono got into bed to protest against the war. The world’s most popular artist couple of that time made their honeymoon public by stating: “Make love, not war!”. Simultaneously, the bed turned into a political instrument of visual art.
We were so taken with Morrocco and its vivid colours and rich culture it is somehow refreshing and calming to see these beautiful black and white images captured by talented Australian photographer Ryan Stuart.