Category Archive: art review

Banksy Does New York: ticket giveaway

Elusive, Britain-based street artist Bansky’s month-long “residency” in New York is studied in this upcoming documentary. We’re giving away TEN DOUBLE PASSES to our Australia-based chums. Read the review to find out how to… Read More

Magnificent Obsessions exhibition is curious

Alice Parsons considers the nature of collections when visiting the latest exhibition at London’s Barbican: I went to see the ‘Magnificent Obsessions’ exhibition at the Barbican. This is a series of rooms filled with the… Read More

Mutation and Mutilation: MONA FOMA 2015

Seven Sunny Summers of Mutation and Mutilation. Somethingyousaid.com’s Neika Lehman looks back on MONA FOMA 2015: MONA FOMA is the exception to the unofficial rule of music and arts festivals: the art is as… Read More

Dark Mofo 2014: Encores and Apologies

Neika Lehman spent two extraordinary weeks at Tasmania-based festival, Dark Mofo: It’s been just over a week since the conclusion of Hobart’s second Dark Mofo festival. The music and arts festival runs for two… Read More

Art: Tove Jansson and the Moomin

Alice Parsons does some self-initiated research into Tove Jansson, the Finnish illustrator and Artist who created the ever-popular Moomin: I’ve been a fan of Tove Jansson’s distinctive style for a while; always able to… Read More

Art: HOUSE 2014 discusses immigration

HOUSE, Brighton’s celebrated festival of visual art and domestic space, kicks-off today and somethingyousaid.com was fortunate enough to preview all of the awesomeness on display before its doors opened to the public. With an… Read More

Live Review: MONA FOMA, part two

Chloe Mayne concludes her two-part review of Tasmania-based festival, MONA FOMA: I became somewhat nocturnal and culinarily confused over the ensuing days of MONA FOMA. I developed a habit of eating my breakfast… Read More

Photography: David Lynch’s Small Stories

Neika Lehman reviews the current photographic exhibition from surrealist movie director and visual artist, David Lynch, in Paris: “Still images can contain stories. Mostly, still images contain small stories. And, as it happens, sometimes… Read More

Live Review: MONA FOMA, part one

Somethingyousaid.com’s Chloe Mayne checks out MONA FOMA, an annual festival based in Tasmania: I’m going to hazard a guess and say that you’ve all heard of MoMA , the elegant New York governess of… Read More

Sloth Society: Tales from the Tea Room

Sloth Society is an art collective that have been jointly creating incredible pieces for approximately two years; having met at design college and discovering common ground in music, their artistic drive, inspirations and… Read More

Art review: Sculpture by the Sea

Somethingyousaid.com’s Jess Matthews checks out some artwork at the beach: Just as synonymous with Sydney as tans, coconut water and Bikram yoga and our love of the outdoors is the annual Sculpture by… Read More

Art: Venice and the Biennale

Somethingyousaid.com’s Carol Bowditch checked out the 55th incarnation of the Biennale in Italy’s watery city: The romance of a city drowned in water, with neat winding lanes, no cars and chocolate shops in excess had initially… Read More