I was in Sydney for a few days this week and while I don’t want to engage in the whole Sydney vs. Melbourne charade, I do prefer Melbourne. I have to admit that Sydney is incredibly beautiful and I was blessed with enough sunshine to embark on some beautiful walks and indulge in a bit of art.
The exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW, subtitled In Finite Blue Planet, is extraordinary and one of the most moving exhibitions I’ve been to in a very long time. I don’t want to sound over the top, but it had an amazing effect of healing and spiritual renewal on me. One of my favourite artists of the exhibition is Subhankar Banerjee, whose aerial photographs of Caribou migration are outstanding. http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/exhibitions/18th-biennale-sydney/ Equally magnificent are Yuken Teruya’s works of magic in transformed shopping bags.
Definitely worth a few hours of perusing. I am only sad I didn’t make it to the other exhibitions making up this wonderful festival of contemporary art.