Visual Art

Small stories unfolding

by HRM on December 12, 2012

There’s a Confucius quote that goes something like “the man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” Kyle Hughes-Odgers is the exceptionally talented Perth-based artist who is carrying these small stones.


The Triumph of Painting

by HRM on December 2, 2012

Painting is dead, or so everyone keeps telling me, but if that’s the case they haven’t bothered telling the organizers of Art en Capital, nor the tens of thousands who were queuing outside the Grand Palais to be admitted for the salon’s vernissage this Tuesday. There were lines around the block waiting to be let inside.


How to look at everyday things differently

by HRM on November 16, 2012

Jonas Hohnke is a conceptual and installation artist whose work has shown in several group and solo exhibitions across his native Germany and in Belgium. He completed a residency at the Paris Cité internationale des arts in September.



by HRM on November 8, 2012

On a seldom visited corner, burrowed in the narrow streets above the Buttes Chaumont, is a quaint and curious gallery called Le Plateau. Although it’s currently celebrating its 10th year in the neighborhood, the gallery is easily missed by many. But, whenever I’m in the mood for an enigmatic surprise, this is where I find myself.


Boys Don’t Cry

by HRM on October 19, 2012

On October 4, 2012, I trekked to Manhattan’s far West Side for the opening reception of Boys Don’t Cry, a debut of Baang and Burne’s three newest additions. Boys Don’t Cry features Joseph Cultice, Chris Jehly and Rich Tu, three visual artists working with different mediums and very different aesthetics.


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