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Inside Sydney’s Secret Garden

In the beginning it really was a secret garden, existing first in the mind and then through the passionate manual efforts of artist Wendy Whiteley. To everyone else it was just an ugly swathe of derelict land in Sydney’s Lavender Bay. Abandoned by the railway, its potential was hidden under heaps broken…

Sit back and relax in the beautiful surroundings at Sydney’s Palm Beach

You forget things at Sydney’s Palm Beach. The time of day. Where you work. Why you work. Then there are the choices. Do you sit on the beach looking out over the Pacific Ocean? Do you sit on the beach looking out over the tranquil Pittwater? Or do you put a bit of muscle into it and climb up Barrenjoey Head, visit the historic Barrenjoey Lighthouse and take in views of both beaches as well as Ku-ring-kai Chase National Park.

Exhibition showcases the mesmerising monumental work of acclaimed artist El Anatsui

It glistens, gold, silver and black, subtle sensual folds, a monumental shimmering tapestry that transforms the most banal of throwaway items into a pointer to Africa’s history. Adinkra Sasa is part of El Anatsui: Five Decades currently on display at the Carriageworks, Sydney as part of Sydney Festival.   It is the first major Australian exhibition by the Ghanaian artist who is one of the world’s leading contemporary artists and won the prestigious Gold Lion award at the 2015 Venice Biennale.


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