Category Archives: worst art

New Street Art Friends

How refreshing to see Lisa She-Ra Princess of Power Scaffidi signalling an end to the tedious wall mural craze, casting the deciding vote to leave at least one fucking city wall blank. As Bento notes, “Have we given up trying … Continue reading

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Vulgar David

Bento (for it is he) asks: “Is Melbourne turning into Perth? Can there be any clearer proof that we’re in a Po-Vi era?” I ask: “Why doesn’t this happen in Claremont?” The Grauniad has the scoop: ‘Vulgar’ four-metre concrete copy … Continue reading

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Mystery art

The usual redback for the person who can illuminate us about this, which I think was on Newcastle Street, near the Hatch building. I don’t know much about public art, but I know it’s no Der Rufer.   

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The Hidden

Illusiver noted this public art hidden behind Melville Council. If I recall the piece was part of Fremantle Sculpture by The Sea, an altogether more positively scaled event compared to the rather lopsided Cottesloe. But why is this hidden? Or … Continue reading

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Kanga Art

Sigh. I get the feeling we’re stalling in our post vibrant project sometimes. CBD.  

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A backwards step towards vibrancy

I knew our post vibrancy progress was to good to be true. Here we are going back to just bog standard vibrancy. We’re better than this. The release from She-Ra’s lair, “Temporary art enhances the vibrancy of the urban environment … Continue reading

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Yuk

I’m glad it’s not a bronze of Andrew Forrest or May Gibbs, but is this what we want for public art? Can’t She-Ra stump up for a couple of Fernando Boteros? Are ciggies the new post vibrant? It’s all here. … Continue reading

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