Category Archives: worst public art

So played it isn’t 

Your bike is a time machine in Leedy Tafe. It was suggested to me that Leederville is so tired and “over” that it’s actually back and unplayed to the max. And then you see this wall mural. Everything, EVERYTHING that’s … Continue reading

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Walk of tugs

Stirling Council is proposing a walk of “fame” from the Astor right up into the rub and tug precinct of Inglewood. Plaques and states celeberating prominent West Australians. Possibly prominent WA willies that have been tugged. Why don’t they just … Continue reading

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Please let me paint dudes with tree beards

Seriously now, this wall mural madness has got to stop. I mean it. Wasn’t I just saying that wall murals were so boring and the most uninteresting idea you could ever have that even SUBI would be doing it soon. … Continue reading

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Maylands Wall Eyed Mania

WA Toady announces that Maylands has gone “wall mural crazy”. The curator, the wonderfully named Leo Flavel surprisingly does seem to be in agreement with my point that those sponsored by government or grants are overwhelmingly shit… “All the government … Continue reading

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Visiting Elizabeth Quay

Well I guess I had to go down there. Well it’s not exactly bad, just a bit underwhelming and pointless. After the trees have grown for 30 years, there might be some shade relief to the merciless baking paving. The … Continue reading

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Scratchers

I can’t look at this Claremont artwork without getting itchy nurries. Why is Claremont commissioning 3D C&B? Why would they do that? Why?  By Pete F.       

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Outrage Sunday 231 in the bowl

Krazy Kym encountered this in Midland. “Why have we not seen this before?” she asked. A desultory shuffle through the archives found this, which is just as excellent. My associate, Mr Brick, saw this in Cottesloe. “Lamination fail,” he said. … Continue reading

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