FINTAN MAGEE : NOTHING MAKES SENSE ANYMORE
December 5, 2020
7 min read
“One thing I have learnt is that sometimes life doesn’t have or even need to have greater meaning it is just a series of random events. Sometimes embracing that and working with that is just as fulfilling as finding high concepts or high art or higher meaning.” – Fintan Magee www.instagram.com/fintan_magee www.fintanmagee.com Fintan Magee is…
“Shadow” by Fintan Magee in Newcastle, Australia
October 29, 2020
1 min read
International street artist Fintan Magee just worked on a new piece in Newcastle, Australia for Big Picture Festival. The mural is entitled “Shadow” and is painted alongside a statue of Australia’s first female mayor faces Civic park and the old civic train station in central Newcastle. “Shadow” explores the role of de-industrialisation, isolation, renewal and the new…
“Two Figures Behind Glass” by Fintan Magee in Ipswich, Australia
September 3, 2020
2 min read
Australian artist Fintan Magee has recently finished another mural in Ipswich, Australia. This work depicts two rail-workers behind beveled glass. The Arctic glass pattern in the painting was common in middle-class Queensland homes in the 1960s and was used in French doors and windows. “Some of my earliest memories of Queensland architecture was my father’s…
Rone Book Release
July 9, 2020
3 min read
Melbourne-based artist Rone has just released his first coffee table slab. The self-titled book features a retrospective of his works, exploring the juxtaposition and often contentious relationship between beauty and decay and the corresponding tug of war that exists between youth and ruin. As one of the pioneering figureheads in the art of large-scale muralism,…
Yusk Imai – Organic Future
June 13, 2020
2 min read
ORGANIC FUTURE by Brazilian artist YUSK IMAI is open now at Backwoods Gallery, Australia. The show is the Imai’s 5th solo exhibition at the space over a period of 10 years. Yusk Imai – Organic Future Directed and filmed by Byron Kehoe, this edit was recorded over Zoom through some late night/ early morning interviews…
PichiAvo in Port Adelaide, Australia
April 16, 2020
1 min read
Spanish street art duo PichiAvo were invited to paint for Wonderwalls Port Adelaide, one the largest mural festival in South Australia. PichiAvo is known for combining art, sculpture artwork, architecture, space and urban setting into one. They create a clear color splash deconstructing classical art and contemporary urban art. In this particular mural, they integrated François-Joseph Bosio’s Cupid…
“Dive” by Vesod in Port Adelaide, Australia
March 17, 2020
1 min read
Italian Artist Vesod just completed a new mural for the WonderWalls Port Adelaide Street Art Project. Entitled “Dive”, the Italian artist brought to life a beautiful new piece that will be enjoyed by the locals for many years to come Vesod’s artistic attitude has been fostered by his father Dovilio Brero, surrealistic painter, whose influence…
Fin DAC in Australia & New Zealand
March 16, 2020
2 min read
Globe-trotting urban artist, Fin DAC has spent the last 6 months on the road indulging in a ‘spraycation’ of sorts. As such he hasn’t really been keeping us up to date with his goings-on but, we’ve just heard from him on his return from down under in Australia and New Zealand. The Irish artists’ sponsorship…
Artist Interview: Kaff-eine
March 4, 2020
16 min read
Kaff-eine has gained a strong following in Australia for her illustrative freehand style, delicate linework, and quiet melancholic characters placed on the streets of her hometown, Melbourne. Outside her country she has painted public and private works in Germany, France, USA and the Philippines; including successful solo and group shows. We reached her for a…
ROA returns to Melbourne with a giant “Honey Possum”
March 1, 2020
1 min read
ROA recently dropped back into Melbourne for a six week residency as he prepares for his upcoming solo exhibition at Backwoods Gallery. Before getting started, he painted this Honey Possum on the side of  STREAT, a neat social enterprise based in a 150 year old building that was previously a bordello. Renowned for his monumental…

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