Freeway art; yeah, whatever…

On the drive to Flinders, Lizzie took Granny and the Gang along the EastLink, past the ubiquitous offerings of freeway…er…art. Yeah, well, whatever. Perhaps we can live in hope that the GFC will stem the tide of all that conceptual trash now littering the sides of our semi-urban byways. Call us a philistine, but Callum Read More…

A trip on EastLink will cost, but it’ll be a cultural experience

MELBOURNE’s reputation as a city possessed by the arts was strengthened yesterday as the EastLink Freeway’s $5.5 million public art collection was unveiled. Motorists may well have to pay to use the freeway, scheduled to open next year, but as they career along it they will be privy to a free roadside sculpture gallery. And Read More…

Look, but don’t stop when it comes to artwork

A FAKE $1.2 million hotel will be one of four major public artworks lining EastLink to be unveiled today. The 20m-high Hotel, described by its artist as a “giant folly”, will sit in an open paddock in Dandenong South. The 12m-by-5m structure will be made of concrete, steel and glass, and be lit using solar Read More…