The Art of Just Because with Liam Murphy

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    The unfolding of Liam Murphy’s Super Mild

    The work is a mishmash of “happy accidents”. It’s an odd glimpse of gold paint amongst a predominantly pastel palette or a contrasting brushstroke emerging through the layers, “It’s a lot freer than what I’ve created in the past. I’d just returned from the beach, so it has a light, bright and airy feel to it.”

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    Resuming DPRK: North Korea in Colour

    The whimsical stylistic signature of auteur Wes Anderson is found in one of few countries under a socialist rule, North Korea. When Melbourne-based photographer Dave Kulesza set on an exploration of the country’s mysterious capital, Pyongyang, both startling beauty and Wes-whimsy became tropes for a new attitude towards the state’s stereotypical brand: order and politics.

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    The road to Secret Garden: Michael Bond unveils his latest body of work

    The essence of solidarity in lockdown was an inspiration for Michael Bond’s latest – and largest – body of work, Secret Garden.