What's On: London, UK
Peter von Kant is very pleased to announce ‘Cracked actor,’ the first UK solo show by Australian artist Jonny Niesche. ‘Cracked Actor’ is a musical piece written by David Bowie, the fifth track of the 1973 ‘Aladdin Sane’ album, written and composed in 1972 – also the birthday of Jonny Niesche. With an oscillating constellation between detailed iridescent and colourful glam rock and politically engaged art rock, the latter with its focus upon rhythm, repetition, and the avant-garde, this piece describes the decline of an aged ex film star reduced to paying for sexual performances behind the scenes of Hollywood.
What's On: Sydney, Australia
Visual Arts Australia, VAAus is a platform to raise artists profiles and support those exhibiting abroad through online engagement with Australian art and artists. VAAus promotes dialogue around Australian art through reviews, highlighting exhibitions featuring artists from Australia, biographies and critical writings on Australian art.
New interview with artist Hayley West discussing how family and heritage informs her work. She discusses the 3 months she spent in London. Videography by Liam Benson.