The Finkelstein Files: The Winds of Change

I love it when the spring shifts ever so slightly into summery mode. If you are based in Melbourne, Australia – you may also have taken note & fished out your sandals last week when the mercury hit 31 degrees two days, back-to-back. Alas, as optimistic as even the most seasoned veteran of our blink-andContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files: The Winds of Change”

The a Finkelstein Files: 13 Reasons Why Original Art In The Home Is As Important As A Bed

Above: Patricia Heaslip, Ether, Oil on Linen, 183 x 183cm, Private Residence, Malvern, Australia. 13 REASONS WHY ORIGINAL ART IN THE HOME IS AS IMPORTANT AS A BED Having original art in the home is vital to your well being. Art is a key piece of furniture for many reasons and yet it is sometimesContinue reading “The a Finkelstein Files: 13 Reasons Why Original Art In The Home Is As Important As A Bed”

Thierry B Fine Art: Art As Therapy

When Oprah expouses the need to be our most authentic selves, to live our ‘best life’, she is telling us to live from the heart. As children we played inexhaustedly all day long, often forgetting to eat, relishing the intricate game we had concocted before being called in to eat dinner.  Playing may well beContinue reading “Thierry B Fine Art: Art As Therapy”

Thierry B Fine Art: What Makes Contemporary Aboriginal Art?

What Makes Contemporary Aboriginal Art ? The contradiction of Aboriginal art is that it is both timeless and contemporary at the same time. This duality challenges the Western understanding of the progress of culture and ideas. Since Aboriginal culture is the oldest continuous living culture in the world , her artwork has existed for 40,000Continue reading “Thierry B Fine Art: What Makes Contemporary Aboriginal Art?”

The Finkelstein Files: Art Matters

Above: Michelle Breton, Chant Du Midi, Mixed Media, 152 x 137cm.   Above: Thierry B, Blush, Synthetic polymer Paint on Canvas, 122 x 91.5cm.   Above Left: Thierry B, Where Are You Now?, Synthetic Polymer Paint on Linen, 170 x 250cm, Private Residence, Caulfield. Above Right: Michael Whitehead, Things Forgotten, Synthetic Polymer Paint & MixedContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files: Art Matters”

The Finkelstein Files: The Fine Art of Investment

  Richard Lewer Untitled #27 (Tax Time Again) (2016) Langridge pigmented ink on sandpaper, 28cm by 23cm Thierry B Fine Art showcases the Abstract paintings and sculpture from over a dozen Australian artists. Prices start from $4,950 upto $55,000. The gallery also includes a custom made frame for the painting, and complimentary delivery and installation.Continue reading “The Finkelstein Files: The Fine Art of Investment”

The Finkelstein Files: The Shape of Things To Come

Above: Jane Valentine’s studio away from home: Studio Nicola Stagetti in Pietrasanta, Tuscany. Sculptor Jane Valentine, is an artist working in a revered art form, crafting the marble of Michelangelo and the inspiration of ancient Egypt and Renaissance Italy into a 21st-century statement. Valentine is brightly blonde and seductively ebullient. One of Australia’s pre-eminent –Continue reading “The Finkelstein Files: The Shape of Things To Come”

The Finkelstein Files: JAHM House Museum Tour

          Above: JAHM Leah & Charles Justin are very welcoming and warmly share their art treasure trove with their visitors. Charles and Leah Justin have been collecting contemporary art for over 40 years. Today, they live together with their artworks in the Justin Art House Museum (JAHM) with an aspiration to provide a distinctive experience forContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files: JAHM House Museum Tour”

The Finkelstein Files: The Lyon Housemuseum

The Housemuseum is the story of a partnership between collector and architect Corbett Lyon and his wife, Yueji Lyon, who began shaping their collection of Australian contemporary art over twenty six years ago. The collection was established with the intention of making works available for public viewing, and for research and education. The original HousemuseumContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files: The Lyon Housemuseum”

The Finkelstein Files: Golden Repair

Above: Remembering the Pattern, 2016 Analogue collage, oil stick on hand painted rag paper, 34 x 46cm. Above: Where The Sun Don’t Shine, 2016 Analogue collage, oil stick on hand painted rag paper, 35 x 45cm. “Helen Gory’s art pivots upon its connections. Its power lies in its links. Her images seem to unspool andContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files: Golden Repair”