ART FIX | Art entertainment for isolation

“A true artist is not one who is inspired but one who inspires others.”

Salvador Dalí


We hope you enjoy this week’s edition of Art Fix



To watchCate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving and Justine Clarke 
In the Company of Actors from Shark Island Productions and Sydney Theatre Company 

Only available to watch online until May 31st, In The Company of Actors is a must see documentary for lovers of theatre. Directed by former STC Chair Ian Darling A.O., this remarkable documentary delves into the extraordinary efforts that take place behind the scenes to create great Australian theatre. This feature explores the 2006 New York tour of Hedda Gabler which included a truly star studded cast, including Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving and Justine Clarke. 

Click here to watch. 



To read:
The Burlington Magazine Volumes 1402-1406

International art publication The Burlington Magazine is offering free access to its latest editions online for a limited time. Issued monthly, all of this year’s volumes can be found in their archive, covering Art in France (May 2020), British Art and Collecting (April 2020), Drawings (March 2020), Northern European Art (February 2020) and Art in Italy (January 2020). This globally revered publication features thorough journalism with content that is varied and truly stimulating.

Click here to view the archive of free volumes. 



To learn:
Private Photography Tuition from the Australian Centre for Photography

From introductory lessons for beginners to crafty tips and tricks for experts, the ACP is now offering private photography tuition for camera creatives. With the option of 1-2-1 sessions in person or online, these tutorials provide a tailored and creatively enriching experience designed around your goals, timetable and level. See below for a helpful video preview by ACP tutor Steven Cavanagh.

Click here for more information. 



To quiz:
Edible or Art?

In lieu of our usual food feature, we invite you to test your eye for detail and discern whether the following works are examples of real food photography or painstakingly detailed paintings designed to tease the minds (and tastebuds). Let us know how you get along with these tricky trompe l’oeil artworks.

Click here for answers.



To collaborate: music meets art
FREE SPACE by New England Regional Museum 

What to do with an empty gallery? 

The ingenious folk at New England Regional Museum have come up with an answer.  FREE SPACE is a series of live performances featuring local musicians using the unique physical qualities of the gallery’s spaces to explore sonic possibilities. The raw talent of these musicians combines with the aestheticism of this wonderful space, producing truly showstopping performances. Tune in to the live stream on Sundays in May to see something different each week, or see below for the latest performance by Steve Tafra and Steve Thorneycroft on their classical guitars.

Click on the video below to view the full performance on Facebook.