Cockatoo Island’s charismatic post-industrial backdrop is perfect for contemporary art. Ever wondered what it takes to get Australia’s biggest contemporary art festival into 16 different venues? Gina Hall, the 20th …

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Published: 8 Mar, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

We’re right in the thick of Art Month, so there’s no better time than now to get yourself to a couple of special happenings. In no particular order, we’ve created …

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Published: 8 Mar, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Sydney is a city full of art and art galleries. It’s also a city with many blank walls. Art & About Sydney and Elliott Routledge of Funstudio have collaborated to …

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Published: 7 Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments

Which public artwork makes you stop and look up? Some like Jason Wing’s piercing blue cherubs of In Between Two Worlds, which light up an unassuming Chinatown alleyway (shown above). …

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Published: 9 Nov, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

Getting a behemoth like Maser’s ‘Higher Ground’ ‘off the ground’ is no mean feat. In their second year with Sydney Festival, Laura Pike and Anne-Louise Dadak of Province were part …

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Published: 20 Jan, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

Veteran street artist Numskull has just painted his biggest wall to date. His mural Here, Now created as part of Art & About Sydney, reminds the hurried crowds of Pitt …

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Published: 11 Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

At last month’s City Conversation, Graham Jahn AM, Director of City Planning, Development and Transport delivered an astute and rousing vision for Sydney. In case you missed it, you can …

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Published: 11 Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

When it comes to ideas and originality, Tiny Stadiums are local heroes. The annual festival of live art by PACT Centre for Emerging Artists has been infiltrating Erskineville for six …

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Published: 11 Nov, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Watch Australia’s most highly awarded pavement artist, Jenny McCracken and Dutch internet sensation Leon Keer create an incredible 3D artwork on the forecourt of Custom’s House as part of the eighth …

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Published: 20 Oct, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags:

A brand new library and plaza is planned for the very centre of Green Square. Collector of enviable titles Jess Scully – editor, festival director and sometime provocateur in the …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2014 | 0 Comments

In thinking about what the future of public art in Sydney might look like, we revisits notable public projects around the world. Over the past couple of weeks, a 50 …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

From colonial edifices, grand fountains and murals by Indigenous artists, to kinetic sculptures and neon buildings, the preservation work of our public art collection has our City Art team up …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

‘Cultural Chernobyl’ is the term that’s been brazenly thrown at the stretch of Elizabeth Street between Campbell and Goulburn Streets. Indeed, walking past the bleak, brown-bricked parking lot as buses …

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At dusk, stroll down Glebe Point Road. You’ll hit Bicentennial Park, which has a great view of the Anzac Bridge. As you walk along the water’s edge, you will spot …

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Published: 22 May, 2014 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

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