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THE FORM COLOUR TEXTURE OF
ANTOINE AGUILAR / BEN GAVIN / EUGENIA MUSSA / ULF SAUPE / ADAM STONE / BRENDAN VAN HEK / SANTIAGO REYES VILLAVECES
30/11 - 24/12/2016

The Form Colour Texture Of brings together what the title suggests, a group of artists working within a set of aesthetic principles underlying or guiding the work of a particular idea, sculpture or painting through colour, form and textural composition. Press Release

ANTOINE AGUILAR
WHAT STAYS BEHIND
8/05 - 24/05/2014

They say, as we die, we head into the light, a tunnel effect that some, who have been resuscitated explain in the same detail. Scientists have given answers to this ‘phenomenon’ if you will, saying that its due to the cells in our eyes going crazy due to the loss of blood and oxygen flow. Read Review

ROAM IF ITS GOT THAT THING...

After reaffirming William Street as the potential contemporary art precinct of East Sydney, General Store is closing the doors to become a temporary project by project based initiative, the first of its kind in the city of Sydney representing a small group of local and international artists, presenting new ideas and supporting emerging practices in various locations around the world until further notice.

SMARTESQUE SCENE
7/11 - 30/11/2013

Featuring the works of Joanna Lamb, Garry Pumfrey, Huw England and Darren Wardle. These artists come together to explore cultural, economic and emotive concepts related to contemporary suburbia. Influenced by Smart, their works play off similar subjects and styles to explore how our urban landscape is changing but is still a place of contrasting familiarity and mystery, of harshness and of dreams. Read Review

MATT ELLWOOD
SMOKING TOM FORD
11/09 - 5/10/2013

This is the second solo presentation with New Zealand artist Matt Ellwood. Through appropriation and juxtaposition the works of Matt Ellwood shift between the overly familiar and the oddly out of context. For the viewers they evoke imagery that retain a strong conceptual message. Read Review

BEN GAVIN
WHITE CUBE, I LOVE YOU.. BUT YOU'RE BRINGING ME DOWN
5/06 - 29/06/2013

Within the framework of institutional critique, the artist presents a new suite of five paintings based on unapologetic and unassuming ballad of love and hate. The artist combines one liners from James Murphy's song, 'New York.. I love you. But you're bringing me down' as titles with a collection of appropriated handwritten caustic messages found in the Contemporary Art museum visitor comment book to evoke further discourse on subjectivity, agency and the art market. click here for invite

JURGEN KERKOVIUS + JOHN FERGUSON
THE APPROACHING STORM
8/05 - 25/05/2013

The show is the starting point of a collaborative project between Jürgen Kerkovius and John Ferguson. Using Walter Withers' (1854-1914) The Storm (1896) as a point of departure for engaging with an Australian landscape that is mythologised as inherently malevolent, the project explores the disquieting relationship between the body and this particular mythology... Read Press Release

BEAUTY WITH THE CHARM OF A RAZOR
PETE WHEELER, TEO TRELOAR, YEOSEOP YOON
2/04 - 27/04/2013

EAMONN MCLOUGHLIN
VISITOR
1/03 - 23/03/2013
Part of ART MONTH SYDNEY 2013

McLoughlin photographs the familiar moment of collaborative perception that occurs when we find ourselves unwittingly participating in collective observation of famous landmarks. Read review on Art Almanac

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