Art criticism, hot goss, and inside musings on Baby Walsh's developmental milestones—sometimes all at once.
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David Walsh | January 26, 2016
My meagre effort to implement Graeme Garden’s scheme to become an Earl and receive an OBE, and thus become an Earlobe, was long ago thwarted when Australia abandoned the English honours system. However, I have been offered an award within the Australian honours system: an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia.
Elizabeth Pearce | December 21, 2015
I’ve been trying to work out what I think about the art of Gilbert & George. There is much that should not be taken at face value of course, but the democratic element of the work – their desire to speak as clearly to taxi drivers and café owners as to snooty gallery-goers – is genuine, and it is successful.
David Walsh | December 13, 2015
There is an old Soviet joke that insists that ‘the future is certain. It is the past that is unpredictable’. Despite my endless rambling about the pointlessness of prediction, I thought I'd highlight a bunch of projects that Mona has on the go, for the self-serving reason that I want to establish our tourism credentials in the light of Federal Hotel's tactic of promising expenditure conditionally on their pokies licence being extended.
David Walsh | September 25, 2015
In late '79 or early '80 I first heard Walking on the Moon, at a bar at Wrest Point Casino in Hobart, in the very early, desperate days of my gambling. I was stunned by the song, not the first time that The Police had that effect on me.
Elizabeth Pearce | September 17, 2015
We sold the Hirst and some other works recently, part of David’s scheme to raise money to make MORE MONA – another wing to house his James Turrell fetish.