A rare photograph showing the mushroom cloud from the Hiroshima atomic bombing in two distinct parts, one above the other, has been discovered in the city. The black-and-white picture is believed to have been taken about half-an-hour after the bombing on August 6, 1945, around 10 kilometres east of the hypocentre :: Read the full article »»»»
“The Symbol” is the first single from Action Bronson’s forthcoming Mixtape ‘Rare Chandeliers’ produced by the legendary Alchemist. Keep it locked to Noisey.com for the premiere of ‘Rare Chandeliers’ mixtape! :: Read the full article »»»»
A new exhibition of Chinese portraiture goes on show in Canberra and Sydney this week, giving an emotive insight into contemporary works of art from the worlds most populace nation.
The works are a small part of the largest collections of contemporary Chinese art in the world. They are from the private collection of Swiss businessman Dr Uli Sigg, who has collected more than 2000 works of modern Chinese art since the ’70s.
Following the death of communist revolutionary leader Mao Zedong in 1976, the People’s Republic of China – PRC - embraced an open-door policy, encouraging freer business and cultural engagement :: Read the full article »»»»
Better Late Than Never! Stumbled across this via Jacob Hoerner – proprietor and living scuplture at the above named gallery. Simply wasn’t able to resist. Ms Keryn Robinson, artist and blogger writes: Last week I went to the Collingwood Arts Precinct open night, a fun gallery crawl where you can visit several Collingwood galleries within walking distance of each other.
My favourite was Kick Gallery, which was showing beautiful abstract colourful paintings by Jewels Stevens.
But the best part was, Kick was serving Domaine Chandon. Now in my intensive research of the Melbourne art scene over the past 2 and a half years, Chandon is the best quality wine I have experienced, so of course I had to make the most of free Chandon :: Read Ms Robinson’s full article »»»»
Those überslick people at Acclaim Mag have scored a superneat interview with Canadian songstress Grimes. One of the most interesting and innovative figures to come out of Canada in recent years, Clair Boucher AKA Grimes, set the blogosphere on fire with her 2012 album Visions. Its du jour mix of new wave, electronica and her signature vocal flexibility revealed a true post-internet multi-talent. Lachlan McPhee speaks to Grimes about the album, her visual art and the scene in her current home-base, Montreal.
CHECK THE INTERVIEW:: www.acclaimmag.com/grimes/
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