The Day After Frida Kahlo

On Saturday Jane and I spent some time viewing the Frida Kahlo Photographic Exhibition at the magnificent Bendigo Art Gallery in a rather hot Central Victoria, »

David's Hands

I'm back from my trip to Bendigo and in the middle of writing up my impressions of the exhibition: Frida Kahlo Her Photos. It's appallingly hot »

Messaging with Hands

As we are discovering, hands send messages. Artists exploit hands as they are probably (along with eyes) the most expressive part of our bodies. You saw »

Mail from Bendigo: Ola Cohn

I love portraits of artists at work. Australian painter Roy Opie (1909-1968) has captured Ola Cohn so well with tools in hands, concentrating on a work »

Hands: Gabe Leonard

THEME: THE BODY AND ITS FEATURES Hands are like snowflakes: no two hands are the same. Even on one person, hands are different though the basic »

Hands in Art

THEME: THE BODY AND ITS FEATURES We all take notice of each other in different ways. Most of us first notice the other person’s eyes »

Leopoldine Mimovich

A young neighbour of Ola Cohn's was Leopoldine (Poldi) Mimovich who was born in 1920 and grew up in the village of Sankt Johann in the »

Beyond Elves and Fairies

I have successfully got rid of the elves only to be replaced by Fairies and these little creatures, or at least their creator, comes from Bendigo, »