Fashion goes back to the future Japanese style

RHEA ANTHONY and NATASHA HOPPNER Thirty years of innovative and dynamic Japanese avant-garde fashion designs are now on show for the Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion exhibition at Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). The … [Read more...]

Change of heart over art

RHEA ANTHONY While some street artists are showcasing their talents during the G20 Cultural Celebrations one renowned Australian street artist has appeared in Brisbane Magistrate’s Court charged with graffiti offences. A Brisbane man, … [Read more...]

Canvas city

RHEA ANTHONY and NATASHA HOPPNER Brisbane's leading and emerging street artists have created provocative, Indigenous inspired murals on Merivale Street as part of the G20 Culture Celebrations. The Pillars Street Art Gallery is an effort to … [Read more...]

Fashion industry under fire for “skeletal” model

RHEA ANTHONY Australian fashion brand Manning Cartell has garnered criticism after showcasing a model described as “emaciated to the point of looking skeletal.” Journalist and founder of Mia Freedman said it’s not an attack on … [Read more...]

Emmys sketch featuring Sofia Vergara condemned sexist

RHEA ANTHONY It has been a busy week for Hollywood with both the MTV Video Music Awards and Primetime Emmys taking place within 24 hours of each other. The VMAs were praised for featuring and showcasing empowered women; Beyoncé’s … [Read more...]