Standing in front of portraits can feel like interloping on a private moment – not the case with Atong Atem’s art. Winner of the inaugural Art Gallery of New South Wales X La Prairie Award, Atong’s series, ‘A yellow dress, a bouquet 2022’, will be housed in the Gallery’s permanent collection.
Having been on hiatus for a year, the 2022 edition of the Melbourne Art Fair is full of inspirational installations, performances and talks – and Habitus will be there as a proud media partner.
Valued at $9,200, this gorgeous painting by Miranda Russell will go home with one lucky person who subscribes to the magazine, thanks to Studio Gallery.
Nature informs and inhabits every aspect of visual artist Joshua Yeldham’s work. It’s in his use of animal totems and in the echoes of the Aboriginal art and traditional Chinese landscapes that illuminate his paintings. It’s in his use of wood and cane and his tireless exploration of the world around him, so that every field, creek and river can be seen afresh.
“I’m interested in this idea of limitations, whether real or imagined, and how we respond to these,” says Skye Jefferys, an Australian-born artist who now calls Singapore her home. Naomi Russo writes.
In a habbot first, habbot designer Annie Abbott has collaborated with Western Australian-based artist Emma Lipscombe to design a capsule fashion shoe collection launching habbot’s inaugural artist collaboration series.
Not a light artist, but with work in Light Show, currently showing at MCA, Tess Ritchie talks to David Batchelor about what really grabs him. A love for cities is just one thing.