The Other Art Fair Melbourne Preview

The Other Art Fair Melbourne Preview

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The Other Art Fair returns to Melbourne in August. We ask fair director Zoe Paulsen what we can expect and speak to some of the artists we're excited to see.
Rachel Rovay, Tabletop Garden III. Acrylic paint and resin on shaped panel board, 58 x 42cm.

TOAF Melbourne Q + A: Rachel Rovay

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RACHEL ROVAY’S KALEIDOSCOPIC FIGURES ARE AN ATTEMPT TO CAPTURE AND RETAIN THE BEAUTY THAT IS GRADUALLY DISAPPEARING FROM OUR URBAN ENVIRONMENTS.
Tanya Marie Reeves, Lilah, Acrylic stretched canvas, 121 x 61cm.

TOAF Melbourne Q + A: Tanya Marie Reeves

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BRILLIANT BLOCK COLOURS AND FAULTLESS LINES ARE FIXTURES OF TANYA MARIE REEVES’ SATURATED ACRYLIC PORTRAITS.
Amanda Krantz, Sea Threw Me, Acrylic on canvas, 70 x 60cm.

TOAF Melbourne Q + A: Amanda Kra

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THE FLUID AND FANTASTICAL PAINTINGS OF AMANDA KRANTZ ARE BEST DESCRIBED AS ORGANIC PSYCHEDELIA.
Jennifer Webb, Docklands. Acrylic on linen, 91.5 x 183cm.

TOAF Melbourne Q + A: Jennifer Webb

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OCEANS, FIGURES AND CITY SKYLINES ARE TRANSFORMED INTO DUSKY, ETHEREAL LANDSCAPES BY ARTIST JENNIFER WEBB, WHOSE SKILL IS NOT LIMITED TO ANY ONE MEDIUM.
James Cooper, King Tide II. Synthetic polymer paint on wooden board, 51 x 41cm.

Ones to Watch: James Cooper

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Artist James Cooper takes his cues – textures and dimensions, rifts and whorls – from the oceanic environment.
Sharen-Lee McLachlan, KITSUNE. Ink airbrushed on canvas, 120 x 100 x 2cm.

Ones to Watch: Sharen-Lee McLachlan

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Artist Sharen-Lee McLachlan stretches the medium of airbrush painting beyond what you’d consider possible.
Teresa Franks, JOURNEY TO CRADLE MOUNTAIN. Ink airbrushed on canvas, 120 x 90 x 5cm.

Ones to Watch: Teresa Franks

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Airbrush artist Teresa Franks is renowned for her messages of empowerment, conveyed through surrealist works on disparate mediums.
Christophe Domergue, Post Industrial Peeling Mastercut #1, 90 x 90cm.

Ones to Watch: Christophe Domergue

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In his series Post-Industrial Peelings, artist Christophe Domergue records the intricate particulars of an abandoned industrial site in Sydney’s Inner West.
Dawn Lim, Sequences, Mixed media, 101 x 101cm.

TOAF Melbourne Q + A: Dawn Lim

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TAKING CONCEPTUAL INSPIRATION FROM THE MANIFESTO OF ANDRE BRETON, THE ABSTRACT COMPOSITIONS OF DAWN LIM PROJECT THE SUBCONSCIOUS ONTO THE CANVAS.