Howard Arkley was a remarkable Melbourne born artist who believed that the rural and suburban culture of Australia influenced its art and was known for his airbrushed paintings of houses, architecture and suburbia.
Postcards of Melbourne combines two elements of imagery that I enjoy: art and Melbourne. Here are travel posters, many old including a few from the Olympic Games (1956).
Northcote High School presents fabulous community art for all to see including the wonderful JUMP launched in 2015. JUMP by Year 10 students is a public artwork that incorporates old gym shoes from past and present students. The work, which spells out JUMP in huge letters across a 4.5-metre by 20-metre backdrop, is attached to […]
La Trobe University in Bundoora has some wonderful public art including sculptures, statues and art including our favourite statue, the fabulous statue of Charles La Trobe himself, standing on his head by Charles Robb. ngel Blue by Anisah Furness Dante’s Divine Comedy by Bart Sanciolo Landmark by Charles Robb < Image Download (see below) Murri […]
A must see is this fabulous street art by Rhone. Street artist Rone scaled 28 metres in a boom lift and spent 70 hours painting a nine-storey mural of his muse, model Teresa Oman, calling it L’Inconnue De La Rue – the unknown girl of the street. 35M X 25M Byron Bay model Teresa Oman
Melbourne has some fabulous statues honouring our founders, past citizens and experinces.
Within Three Worlds 1995 QUINN, Loretta Location: Princes Park, North Carlton Within Three Worlds comprises a bronze figure of a young girl looking out over a pond, in which three vessels sit. The figure represents Anna as a child, but is an ‘every child’ that embodies the innocence of youth and possibilities of the future. […]
Drawings and paintings related to Melbourne. 123►
Covers Stencilling, Grafitti and Tagging… Melbourne is world renowned for its laneway art, specially in places like AC/DC Lane in Melbourne’s CBD. Melbourne suburbs are covered with fabulous urban art. 1234►