The Girl With The Half Smile

The artwork of Morton Bartlett is represented in their doll like features. At first site I interpreted the works as clever reproductions of children’s toys. They are so much more than that. Morton Bartlett has captured the embodiment of joy, sorrow, love and loss his children possess. That is the way he sees them. Bartlett’s work is part of the curated exhibition as The Museum of Everything, seen at Mona Foma by Kunsthal of Rotterdam.

The Power Of The Cross

The cross is widely recognised as a symbol of Christianity. The cross was adopted by DarkMofo curators as a theme for the recent event held in Hobart, over the month of June 2018. ┬áThe use of the upside down cross, drew controversy from various quarters. Some see the theme as dark and occult-like, where upside down crosses are a public statement of anti Christian values. What ever you think, the cross is a powerful symbol. It certainly evokes an emotional response that most of us haven’t even thought about or even understand. Since it’s inception the DarkMofo Festival has been…