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Art Collector 2003

In Australia, Art by tony1 Comment

   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  15 February 2016 Undiscovered Artists, rising stars Australian Art Collector Issue 24, April to June 2003 Introduction Launched in 1997 Art Collector (previously Australian Art Collector) has positioned itself as the must read for art collectors in Australia, a far more commercial aspiration than, for example ARTAND Australia. Art Collector is best known for its …

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Sean Dooley: The Big Twitch

In Australia, Travel, Books by tony1 Comment

   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  17 January 2015    Sean Dooley The Big Twitch, 2005 Occasionally, you read a book that you wouldn’t normally and it surprises you. The Big Twitch is such a book. We were staying with Denise’s mother in Cowra a week ago and I picked up The Big Twitch and began to read it. I found …

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Transit 2002: My First Solo Exhibition

In Australia, Art by tony1 Comment

Featured image: Transit Invitation, September 2002    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, 8 January 2015 Introduction Transit came about because in applying for Use By, I also ended up with a spot in Canberra Contemporary Art Space’s facility in Manuka later in the year. This put me under pressure but also forced me to expand on the ideas generated by Use …

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Paris Terror November 2015

In The rest, Australia by tonyLeave a Comment

   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, 19 November 2015  Ross Gittins and the Paris Terror Attacks    Preamble After setting up BreadtagSagas in April and migrating it to a hosted site in May, this is post number 38. Learning WordPress and blogging was a huge learning curve and beginning writing posts also a major task, but I have to say …

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Use By 2002: My First Art Exhibition

In Australia, Art by tony1 Comment

Featured image: Use By Invitation, 2002    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  6 October 2015 Accidental artist We came back to Canberra from Brisbane in April 2000. My job in Brisbane had come to an end and I was in no hurry to work. I began looking for an icon that represented the late twentieth century and part of my lifetime. …

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What travel costs 1: Alice Springs

In Australia, Travel by tonyLeave a Comment

   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony  7 June 2015 Trip to Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia to walk on the Larapinta Trail and to see Ayer’s Rock, 15 June to 2 July 2013.    I was at a dinner the other night and some friends ridiculed me for thinking of providing information on what travel costs, because they say it …