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ANISH KAPOOR MAGIC – it’s all done with mirrors (mostly)

Sky Mirror (2006) It all depends on what it's reflecting.

Sky Mirror (2006) What you see depends on what it’s reflecting at the time.

The signs in the MCA foyer say ‘no photography’. It’s a lost cause. Everyone has at least a phone with a hole in the back now and we don’t often have Anish Kapoor sculptures in Sydney. The moment must be captured. Continue reading

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SYDNEY’S MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART – saved by the location

Part of Judith Wright’s ‘A journey’. Vaguely disturbing.

It was our first visit to the newly-renovated Museum of Contemporary Art, and we were impressed. By and large.

I confess that we usually go to the MCA and other modern art institutions more in hope than in expectation. We feel we ought to take an interest in cutting-edge contemporary art, though more often than not we emerge baffled rather than entertained. ‘What did you think?’ we ask each other. ‘Oh, sort of interesting. Um, different.’ And that’s all we have to say about it. Perhaps that says more about us than about the art. Continue reading

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