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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | May 24, 2019

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Art articles for lovers of art

Art articles for lovers of art

The Brisbane Street Art Festival: The Greatest Year

April 24, 2019 |

Drumroll please for the greatest street art festival in Australia! The Brisbane Street Art Festival is back and celebrating its fourth year with Read More

Take A Dance With Nerida Matthaei

March 31, 2019 |

One of the most important functions of the arts is to help have society have those tough conversations – and to do it with style. If beautiful movement and societal commentary sound like a fun night out to you, then you should know about angel-monster; the newest dance installation from Phluxus2 Dance Collective. We sat down with artistic director Nerida Matthaei to find out more.

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Strong Language: The F Word

March 9, 2019 |

The Print Bar brings some amazing women together for International Women’s Day for an exhibition that applauds the achievements of all women.

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10 Australia-Based Artists on Instagram

March 7, 2019 |

Instagram is perhaps the only place where it’s acceptable to post photos of avocado toast every other day. However, it’s more than just a platform to flaunt yourself in millennial pink in. It’s also a platform that provides endless inspiration.

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Brisbane Life Drawing Guide

February 15, 2019 |

For those looking to quickly develop their drawing skills, life drawing is a fun and challenging way to get started. Read More

The Immensity of Sky

November 6, 2018 |

Min-Woo Bang’s cloudscape paintings are both ethereal and mesmerising. Read More

Taking stock of bloodlines: Bloodstock, Julie Vulcan

October 15, 2018 |

Blood binds us all. From bloodlines to blood pacts, it is the common cause we all protect with every beat of our hearts.
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Oz Comic Con – Tristan Jones talks TMNT, Aliens and his own projects

September 19, 2018 |

Part of Oz Comic Con’s guest line-up is a variety of local comic artists and illustrators. It was great to hear from Tristan Jones (moniker T-Rex), who has written for works such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and illustrated for Aliens. Read More

Out of the Box Festival: Kid Culture Heaven

June 28, 2018 |

This June Queensland’s Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) will host the biennial Out of the Box Festival aimed at children eight years an under. Parents can expect five days of excellent theatre under the protective parapet of sunny South Bank’s Cultural Centre.

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The beating Art of the Mind: Spectator Jonze, Matt Stewart

April 24, 2018 |

The issue of mental health is, for many Australians, and people internationally, a hugely important part of leading a healthy and stable life. Read More

Moving Pictures: QAG Walking Poetry Tour

April 18, 2018 |

An indigenous man stands with his back to a grand colourful canvas: ‘Australian Art Does Not Exist’. This is poet Lionel Fogarty in front of Richard Bell’s Judgement Day. Read More

The Ugly Side of Art? Patricia Piccinini’s Curious Affection

April 18, 2018 |

Curious Affection is big news. Patricia Piccinini has goaded controversy before. Read More

Beastman

July 25, 2017 |

Beastman is the pseudonym of Bradley Eastman, the multidisciplinary artist from Sydney. When you walked through the city and were gobsmacked by the bold mural taking over the wall in front of you, yeah that was him. Beastman chats with The Creative Issue about his style and latest works.

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Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival 2017: Artist lineup

July 17, 2017 |

The Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival returns this year with a jam-packed day to liven up your August. Featuring a range of bands and visual artists, the festival showcases local talent and the thriving creative scene in Queensland.

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