Category Archives: worst art

Two steps back

I complained to Perth council that their (also lame) painted artwork on the Cultural Centre paving was dangerous when wet. Looks like they are grinding it off as a result. I can’t help feeling I’m fighting a losing battle against … Continue reading

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Respect

My assertion that art that has writing on it is never worth reading holds up. In the lane next to the astonishingly still in existence 78 Records.      

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Outrage Sunday 209 no elitism

If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s the elitism of those powered, clothes-hanging uncycled jumble sales.     It was all happening at Fishmarket Reserve (although the Swan Valley wasn’t being given away in a goodie bag). Cottesloe’s Sculpture … Continue reading

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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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