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Art Melbourne a great success

Art Melbourne a great success

The Art Melbourne stand was a great success. The Fair ran at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton from May 19-22 and our stand, which included an etching press kindly loaned by Melbourne Etching Supplies, was called Printworks. Basil and Mats represented Basil Hall Editions, while Annie Studd and her team of printers from Yirrkala’s...

Barbie Kjar at work on Skopelos

Barbie Kjar worked on her interpretation of Homer’s Odyssey, in particular the Trojan horse, the siren and Ulysses’ escape from cyclops. The printers, Basil and Mats, were particularly interested in seeing how she inks up her vigorous drypoint plates. Mikael, as a fellow drypoint artist, was also fascinated by her approach to the medium. Barbie...

Skopelos pie (Galaktopita)

No report from Skopelos would be complete without an obligatory taverna scene. Here, Judy Watson (left) and Barbie Kjar are about to take delivery of a complimentary Skopelos pie and a plate of preserved fruits from the wonderful Maria, whose family run the island’s best lunch-time taverna, at Glysteri beach. We made sure that Mats and...

A message from Greece

Basil and Mats have just finished a successful fortnight on wonderful Skopelos as guests of the Skopelos Foundation, along with nine artists from Australia, England and Sweden. Garry Shead, Christopher Croft, Belinda Fox, Judy Watson, Barbie Kjar, Adam Rish, Gary Shinfield, Mikael Kihlman and Peter Sharp, accompanied by their partners and, in some cases, children,...