Dane Lovett

Since graduating from university in 2004, Australian artist Dane Lovett has had three solo shows in Sydney and Queensland including Bellevue Rivals, which explored the shadier side of contemporary gambling culture and greyhound racing. He also won a Qantas Spirit of Youth award, and is featured on the Noise site. As part of his prize he will travel to Europe and the U.S. later in …

Lillian Piri

Those of you looking to kick-start your private collection of young Australian artists should look no further than Brisbane-based painter and illustrator Lillian Piri. She works on a commission basis and has quickly earned a number of prominent placements for her work including last year’s Semi-Permanent London book. Her work is distinctive for its quirky take on common themes. It’s quite beautiful and serene with …

Young Lovers Never Die

Young Lovers Never Die are still pretty esoteric stateside—though that’s changing fast. Young Lovers… also has a line of faux-paper bags that’re waterproof and don’t tear — we don’t quite understand it ourselves—perhaps they were developed by extraterrestrials. The important thing is that they’re well-designed and unlike anything to come along in quite some time. But don’t take our word for it, check out the …