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Is pink media dead? Australia’s Star Observer moves to crowdfunding

The country’s oldest gay newspaper has served as journal of record for a community treated as marginal for 35 years, and its livelihood is at stake. It would be a shame to see it fold<p>The respected 35 year old grande dame of Australia’s gay press is now a pauper on the streets begging for spare …

Lynne Roberts-Goodwin

EXHIBITIONS<p><b>MORE THAN EVER</b> 2012–2014 The artist Lynne Roberts-Goodwin’s current series of work, MORE THAN EVER2012–2014 series of photographic and …

Imaging

Going Feral

The former Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr was co-inventor of a frequency-hopping, spread-spectrum communications system. It’s the basis for what became …

Avant-garde

COLORS

Project info<p>I am a Japanese and am weak in English.I appreciate your kind cooperation.<p>TITLE:"COLORS"<p>The themes of my work are the everyday and the familiar. What is familiar to me, however, could be new to the viewer. It could also be revelatory or something previously overlooked. It is the …

Geometry

Peter Sculthorpe: Composer with a unique talent

By his teens, Peter was performing his compositions on ABC radio, and had his napkin ring engraved with "La musique avant toute chose" (Music before …

Stigma and Discrimination Are Killing Gay Men -- News From the International AIDS Conference

What is the effect of the new, repressive anti-LGBT laws around the world?<p>"We have evidence to show that the law is killing people."<p>These are the words of Ifeanyi Orazulike (pictured), who runs a clinic for MSM and trans women in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. Orazulike traveled to the …

Sydney art shows, Sydney art exhibitions & Sydney art openings 28/07/2014 – 03/08/2014

<b>www.moranprizes.com.au/doug-moran-national-portrait-prize</b><p>The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize has encouraged both excellence and creativity in …

Archibald Prize 2014 goes to Fiona Lowry's portrait of Penelope Seidler

In her acceptance speech, Lowry said she had wanted to paint Seidler, an architect and board member of the Biennale of Sydney, against a backdrop …

Whiteley painting sells for $1.7 million at auction

The painting was held by the management of New York’s notorious Hotel Chelsea, the heart of counter-cultural New York in the 1960s, for 46 years …

George Street sculpture revealed in $9m public art spending spree

A brief provided to the media states it will stand between 50 and 75 metres high. Lord Mayor Clover Moore described the design as "awe-inspiring".<p>The …

Artist claims $2.5m crate sculpture is a copy of his work

"I was shocked to say the least. Art may be open to interpretation, but precedents dictate that the artwork is in breach of copyright. The artist …

Time Out Sydney news

News<p>Things you only know if you’re a dugong keeper<p>… according to Samantha Hillman, 29, senior dugong keeper at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium Dugongs …

Sydney art shows, Sydney art exhibitions & Sydney art openings 21/07/2014 – 27/07/2014

Archibald Prize 2014 goes to Fiona Lowry’s portrait of Penelope Seidler<p>So… What makes an Archibald winner? <br>http://www.abc.net.au<br>See how this year’s …

Sydney art shows, Sydney art exhibitions & Sydney art openings 23/06/2014 – 29/06/2014

<b>——————–</b> <b><br>Monday 23rd June</b> <b><br>——————–</b><p>Drawing on Memory – An exhibition of drawings commissioned by Holocaust Survivor Harry J Fransman. Detailing the …

BDO blow: Australia's Big Day over and out for 2015, US events company confirms

• Update: Maddah says he's working on BDO 2016<p>American company C3 has confirmed the cancellation of Australia's Big Day Out in 2015.<p>But the Texan …

Opera Australia announces Lianna Haroutounian as Tamar Iveri's replacement

Iveri's controversial 18-month-old post took the form of a letter to Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili in which she implored him to "stop …

Damien Minton gallery shuts its doors as more buyers purchase art online

Over the past few years, the nature of business in the commercial gallery space has changed dramatically. Many galleries have shut while others have …

COFA name change draws student ire

The university has said it will hold a series of forums with students in the second semester so that they can have input into the changes – one will …

RT @702sydney: A busy day for many Sydney artists, getting their #archibald2014 entries in to the @ArtGalleryofNSW http://t.co/yLs2BxG36d

10 Awesome Photoshop Tips and Tricks

Photoshop is the Lamborghini of photo editing software. It’s an amazing tool that can help you do magical things to images using a variety of tools. …

Sydney art shows, Sydney art exhibitions & Sydney art openings 16/06/2014 – 22/06/2014

Mention Sydney Art galleries & Art Community and receive a discount on this six week life drawing course starting Monday night. …

How to Take Full Advantage of Lightroom’s Develop Module, a Thorough Walkthrough

Behind every great photograph is a well-crafted creative workflow, and if you haven’t honed yours yet, then this seminar by photographer Robert …

Get Great Skin With This Highly Unknown Photoshop Tool

Aging, I would venture to say, is good. Your gray matter, while maybe not as pliable, is probably more purposefully used; you have probably …

Tutorials

RT @PhuketDailyNews: Travel Photography: Sydney Harbour by moleculemike #travelpics http://t.co/eXaIQOyfWr

THE LIGHTING OF THE SAILS, CIRCULAR QUAY, VIVID SYDNEY 2014

Sony’s A7s Put Through a Production Level Low Light Test, Continues to Impress

We’ve shown you the incredible low-light capabilities of Sony’s 4K-capable A7s camera before. But for the most part, the previously-released tests …

Beautiful Photo Narratives Produced with the Wet Collodion Process

Self-taught photographer Alex Timmermans has been practicing photography his entire life. Over the course of his career, tons of digital equipment has become readily available. However, the artist finds that he prefers working in traditional photographic techniques–particularly the wet collodion …

Photography