The Finkelstein Files: In My Room

“Mother says there are locked rooms inside all women; kitchen of lust, bedroom of grief, bathroom of apathy.” – from ‘The House’ by Warsan Shire In My Room is the telling title of Helen Gory’s newest body of works – at once an invitation and a provocation. Strongly symbolist in nature and style, she hasContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files: In My Room”

The Finkelstein Files: Who is Yosl Bergner?

This (above) bronze maquette Unchained, 2015, references earlier works which translate across various mediums and also includes a limited edition screen print which is currently available for purchase. As detailed in my earlier post, Yosl Bergner revealed that art was not merely a ref­lection of Australian society – rather it is an instrument in its very shap­ing. InContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files: Who is Yosl Bergner?”

The Finkelstein Files gets freaky with Rona Green

The Finkelstein Files takes a flight of fancy down the slippery slope into artist Rona Green’s world. She is a fancier of Egyptian art, historical figures, science fiction, B-grade movies, secret societies, tattooing traditions, subcultures and the animal kingdom. These eclectic interests fuel the creation of artwork in a variety of media including printmaking, painting, sculptureContinue reading “The Finkelstein Files gets freaky with Rona Green”

Neon Night @ [MARS] Gallery

Ok, so as somewhat of an old-hand as a behind-the-scenes gallery manager, I can personally attest to the rather unglamorous side of the  job which pays in hard work, tireless enthusiasm and endless attention to detail both miniscule & herculean. Behind the sliding door, the ‘office’ is always jammed full with important items, not theContinue reading “Neon Night @ [MARS] Gallery”