Leah Emery: Animal Queendom – Michael Reid

Michael Reid

above:  Animal Queendom #1 Giraffe, 2018

Leah Emery: Animal Queendom
1 November – 1 December 

Leah Emery embroiders vintage titillating scenes, quite literally interweaving and disrupting cliché stereotypes of gender and desire. In her latest series, Animal Queendom, Emery brings animals into the frame. These disinterested bystanders create a divide from the explicit content and offer a space for normalising discussions around intimacy.

As the title of the series beacons, Emery addresses our tendency to employ male pronouns and gives voice to the female species. In Animal Queendom #3 and #4 a peahen and bird of paradise are seen on…

Guest Curator – Rick Stein! – Ken Done Gallery

Church and the Journey, 2010, acrylic on paper, 28 x 38cm


We’re thrilled to announce our next Guest Curator – internationally acclaimed chef, restaurateur, author and television presenter Rick Stein!

In a diverse and hugely successful career, Rick has written over 20 cookery books, an autobiography and made over 30 television programmes. Best known for a love of fresh seafood, he made his name in the 90’s with his earliest books and television series based on his life as chef and owner of The Seafood…

Moorabool 2018 Exhibition


Moorabool 2018 Exhibition

It’s all about the Exhibition at the moment…. have a preview here >>

Several hundred Fresh items are being processed, catalogued, conserved and photographed ready for Saturday November 17th. Our shop opens at 10am that morning, with the Exhibition formally opening at 11am. While everything is also fully previewable online, we don’t allow pre-sales – in order to keep it fair for all, where-ever in the world you are.

Classic pieces…. the painting in the background bears all the signs of…

November 2018 News – Hordern House

Hordern House November News
Our November list spans three hundred years of natural history: from John Gerard’s
handsome 17th Century English herbal; to a great feat of 20th Century publishing Banks’ Florilegium (from the original 18th Century copper-plates). In the wake of the great 18th & 19th Century voyages of exploration and scientific discovery are landmark works by the great naturalist Baron Cuvier, his rival, Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (doing his scholarly best to explain the peculiarities of never-seen Australian fauna), works on entolomolgy by…

Save The Date – Party Invitation – Kazari + Ziguzagu

Kazari + Ziguzagu

We are celebrating 30 years at our Cremorne warehouse, with “The Last Hurrah” on Thursday 22nd November 2018 and we would love for you to come along and help to send us off in style before we relocate to South Melbourne in the New Year.

The event will include:

Fellia Melas Gallery – Now Showing

Brett Whiteley – Works on Paper

Fruit Dove, 1980
Image size 37x33cm
Ed: 25 plus APs

follow the link below to see e-catalogue

Affordable Art & Sculptures
works by:
Criss Canning, Cressida Campbell, Sydney Nolan, Robert  Dickerson, Tim Storrier, Victor Rubin, Geoffrey Proud, John Olsen, Margaret Woodward, Ray Crooke, Sally Paxton,Sophie Haythornthwaite, Tony Irving and many others.

2 Moncur St. Woollahra NSW 2025
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Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm

Brett Weir: Lunar Paintings – Michael Reid Sydney

Brett Weir works primarily on aluminium and copper, drawing inspiration from his environment, memory and various musical influences. Weir has divided his time equally between Zurich, Switzerland and Gippsland, Australia for much of the past decade. In March, 2018 Weir presented Lunar Paintings, the inaugural solo exhibition at the newly redeveloped Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale.

Weir has an obsession with with surface, material and colour, creating paintings which are immediately arresting. The unique shifting surfaces of enamel on aluminium recall glittering celestial maps, organic compositions and sonic resonances.

In March 2019, Brett Weir will present a major solo…

Como By Design

Behruz Studio

18-21 OCT 2018

Como by Design offers the opportunity to view historic Como House ‘Reimagined’ by twenty-six eminent Melbourne designers in one beautiful location from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st October. The three day event will see designers each decorate a space of the house with their own style and flair, bringing a fresh look to the period residence from the grandest to the most humble of spaces.

A program of seminars will also run throughout, with special guest speakers giving guests the opportunity to hear…

HOME MADE GOOD | Celebrating the creativity of some of Melbourne’s best contemporary makers

 The Johnston Collection

Christmas at The Johnston Collection 18 |19

1 October 2018 to 5 February 2019

Our spectacular new Christmas | Summer exhibition
HOME MADE GOOD opens on Monday 1 October.

 Bringing together the work of more than 50 Melbourne makers, HOME MADE GOOD is presented  across eight unique exhibition spaces in Fairhall with the contemporary works displayed against the background of William Johnston’s
superb collection.

Artists include: Hannah Gartside | Hotham Street Ladies | Anita Mertzlin | Les Morgan | Barbara Porter | Robyn Rich | Dear Songsuwan from KAMI…

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