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Funny, crafty women make a serious point about our expectations of art

The Guardian
1 October 2013
Andrew Frost

Doig's show coincides with Sugar Sugar, a group show at Brenda May Gallery also in Sydney. Curated by Megan Fizell, this is a 10-woman show where all the works are created using sugar, many taking the shape of other "non-serious" art forms - cakes, jewellery, flower-arranging and cameos. The works themselves are mostly conceptual pieces that play on the idea of transience, value and permanence, given their limited shelf life. ...more

This month's best shows

Time Out Sydney
October 2013

Megan Fizell ( curates this all-female group show of art made from sugar. ...more

Sugar Sugar

Art Almanac
October 2013
Sarah Vandepeer

White like porcelain, set like glass, refined sugar is increasingly a captivating medium for visual artists. Sugar itself is a spellbinding substance; as a species we are predisposed to seek it out, our bodies crave it insatiably. ...more

Exhibition Hoping to Prove a Sweet Success

Central Magazine
25 September 2013
James Gorman

An upcoming exhibition can lay claim to being the sweetest in town, with each piece made almost entirely from sugar. ...more

What's On

Inner City Weekender
20 September 2013
Ashleigh Berry

Curated by Megan Fizell, this exhibition will feature contemporary art made exclusively with sugar by 10 female artists. That is right, sweet, delicious, edible sugar. ...more

News Grab

Vogue Living
September/October 2013
Dijana Kumurdian

'Sugar, Sugar' examines work in the sweet medium by 10 female artists. From Oreo cookie cameos to carved sugar cubes (above, by Mylyn Nguyen). For a rush, visit Brenda May Gallery, Waterloo NSW, 1 - 19 October; ...more

Open Gallery - There's No Place Like Rome

The Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
31 August - 1 September 2013
Michael Fitzgerald

Finding himself on a residency at the British School at Rome during the recent papal changeover, young Sydney artist Todd Fuller began concocting the haunting tale of a fictional pope who escapes into the countryside in his Fiat 500, skilfully enacted here through drawing, sculpture and video installation. ...more

Todd creates a snapshot of historic Papal drama

The Daily Telegraph
15 August 2013
Elizabeth Fotescue

Just weeks before Sydney artist Todd Fuller arrived in Rome last April, a new Pope was inaugurated in the Vatican. Suddenly Pope Francis seemed to be everywhere as Catholics welcomed their earthly leader. ...more

Exhibition Brief

Art Almanac
August 2013

This exhibition is the result of Fuller's 2013 William Fletcher Travelling Fellowship residency at the highly regarded British School at Rome. This award has let Fuller create a new body of work influenced by his experience of Roman art and culture, expanding his practice in new and unconventional directions. ...more

Mini-works Create Huge Appeal

Central Magazine
24 July 2013
James Gorman

A new exhibition in Waterloo is proving size really does matter with a unique collection of miniature artworks. ...more

Open Gallery - Mighty SMall

The Sydney Morning Herald - Spectrum
20-21 July 2013
Michael Fitzgerald

There are some gems in this perfectly formed show devoted to artworks miniature in scale, including Lezlie Tilley's '195 Pieces of Gravel Arranged According to the Laws of Chance' and Janet Parker-Smith's petite paper pop-ups, plus the Vending Machine Project for collectors looking for artworks and change from $100. ...more

Todd Fuller in Rome

Art Monthly Australia
June 2013
Leah Haynes

Todd Fuller is currently on a 3-month fellowship from the William Fletcher Foundation in Rome. Valued at $25k, Fuller is only the second award holder of this residency. ...more

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