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Japanese animations to be showed

Japanese animations to be showed

The entire collection of films made by one of the world’s most loved and acclaimed animation studios, Studio Ghibli, is coming to the Melbourne CBD in August. The series of Japanese household animation films, including Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro and Laputa: Castle in the Sky, will be showcased at Hoyts Melbourne Central and ACMI

Banksy art is coming to Melbourne

By Sunny Liu Australia’s largest ever Banksy exhibition is coming to Melbourne this month.  Private collectors around the world are contributing 80 pieces of Banksy’s artwork for the major art event of the year. Many might be surprised to know the exhibition will be held without Banksy’s permission or blessing. The Art of Banksy is

Celestial calling for CBD foyer

By Rhonda Dredge As the city fills, every little corner is laden with signs. In the past, letters came addressed to particular tenants. Their contents were strictly protected from prying eyes. Now artists are leaving hints in their place that personal messages are a thing of the past. At 141-143 Flinders Lane, seekers of knowledge

Jungle Paintings

Rhonda Dredge When Alasdair McLuckie first burst onto the art scene about eight years ago his works were a breath of fresh air in a time still struggling with the ambiguous beat of postmodern pastiche. The idea of using beads and references to Pacific trade had been explored by other artists trawling through history but

‘Prevaricated Frequencies’

Commuters using the Degraves St underpass have had some artistic interest added to their day with the reactivation of glass-cased artistic installations. The 12 glass cabinets have traditionally entertained the passing crowd in the Campbell Arcade but have been dormant since January. In a wry nod to their location and number, the glass cabinets (previously

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