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Unwind: Going out

The Sun-Herald
20 April 2014

Curator Olivia Welch tests out the old maxim "two heads are better than one" with the group exhibition In Tandem (running until May 17). Welch reconfigured six artists into three pairs to see what would emerge, with Mylyn Nguyen and Todd Fuller's playful sculpture (right) a highlight. ...more

Rescue, Gather and Collect: Leslie Oliver + Melinda Le Guay

Volume 2, Issue 1
Olivia Welch

Characteristically, Melinda Le Guay was a little early and Leslie Oliver, a little late. Knowing that these
two respected artists had only ever met briefly and informally, and that I had to therefore facilitate their meeting, was a tad daunting. Working as an assistant for Brenda May Gallery throughout my degree with the College of Fine Arts in Sydney, I have been familiarised with many of the Gallery's artists via databases full of images and archives bursting with information. ...more


Ceramic Review
March/April 2014

Lorraine Guddemi - 21 Reasons to Repeat Myself, porcelain paperclay, 2013, H65cm (Photo: Greg Piper). Sculpture 2014, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, Australia, 29 January - 22 February 2014. ...more

All About the Work

Virgin Australia Voyeur
January 2014

Works by Todd Fuller, Lorraine Guddemi, Jacek Wankowski, Lezlie Tilley and Al Munro (Object 4, above) will be among the pieces on display at Brenda May Gallery's 'Sculpture 2014', an annual exhibition that provides a platform for the ever-evolving sculptural art form. ...more

Film Cunst

The Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
25-26 January 2014

The Sydney Underground Film Festival presents some of Sydney's most daring women artists working in film. ...more

5 Paper Art Works You Should See at Art Stage Singapore

Blouin Artinfo
18 January 2014
Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop

Every art fair brings a crop of photo-opportunity art works that stop visitors in their track and this year's Art Stage Singapore is no different, from the pink flying pig of Korean artist Choi Jeong Hwa at Galerie Vanessa Quang and the dog hugging a R2D2 look alike robot by DORK at Galleri S.E to the giant whale-ship by Pierre Matter at Opera Gallery. ...more

Was noch gefehlt hat, ist die Kunst

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
17 January 2014
Christoph Hein

Der Eingang in das Untergeschoss fuhrt uber schweren Teppichboden, die Raumluft ist heruntergekuhlt, und einen Moment weib man nicht, wo man ist. Das Terminal eines Flughafens? ...more

60 in 60 Art Stage Singapore 2014

Blouin Artinfo
15 January 2014
Tom Chen

Singapore has not been considered a real "art destination," at least; not yet. But the fourth edition of the homegrown international art fair Art Stage Singapore might slowly change people's attitude toward the city-state's artistic credential. ...more

What Now? Mylyn Nguyen

Art Collector (2014 Special Edition - Art Stage Singapore)
15 January 2014
Alexandra Djurichkovic

Bombus must have been very time consuming to create. What was it like to make a swarm of 300+ bees?

I made 1000 bees in an assembly line. I love processes and creating a system that only gets faster the longer you work at it. It was really satisfying to see a row of bees awaiting to be adorned with wings. ...more

Art under 5k

Art Collector (2014 Special Edition - Art Stage Singapore)
15 January 2014

We present artworks at Art Stage Singapore which you will be surprised to learn are available for $5,000 or less. ...more

Homegrown artists see brisk sales at start of Art Stage Singapore

Straits Times
15 January 2014
Deepika Shetty

Singapore's premier fair for international contemporary art kicked off on Wednesday night with unusually buoyant sales for homegrown artists.

Over 7,000 people from all over the world were invited to the vernissage for Art Stage Singapore. ...more

Exclusive First Look: Art Stage Singapore 2014

Blouin Artinfo
14 January 2014
Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop

Art Stage Singapore 2014 is opening to VIPs on Wednesday, January 15, and the general public on Thursday, January 16. Galleries were hard at work on Tuesday installing their artworks. ...more

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