Terracotta Warrior escapes from Art Gallery of NSW

It looked as though one of China's famed Terracotta Warriors had escaped from the Art Gallery of NSW yesterday. It was actually an actor who travels the world with China's national treasures. His job is apparently to wander whichever city is hosting an exhibition of the Warriors, and entice people to visit the show. This week ...

Richard Goodwin, “Mystic Alien” Interview, Australian Galleries exhibition

Richard Goodwin is a Sydney architect and artist who undertook a fascinating social experiment/art performance in the Sydney CBD one day in October 2010, on which I wrote an article for the Daily Telegraph. For this performance, Goodwin dressed up in a white boiler suit adorned with words and phrases such as "mystic alien", "porosity ...

Euan Macleod Interview

On November 3, 2010, I visited Euan Macleod at his home in Haberfield. I was writing a story for the Daily Telegraph, Sydney, about Euan's survey show at the S.H. Ervin Gallery. Titled Surface Tension: The Art of Euan Macleod, 1991-2009, the exhibition was to open on November 12 and tour to regional galleries after ...

MCA building works

I took this picture at the Museum of Contemporary art this week. It shows some of the work that is going on at the site. The $50 million project will extend the MCA and give it a new entrance, cutting edge education centre, sculpture terrace, cafe and more. Elizabeth Fortescue, November 21, 2010

Sculpture by the Sea, 2010

If you haven't already been to Sculpture by the Sea this year, go now. It closes on November 14. I wandered along the dramatic, brooding coastline on a recent rainy day and took these pictures of a small selection of the 108 works of art on view. The rain started pelting down before I could do ...