What ‘Living with the Living, Dying with the Dead’ is a broad term to represent the ideas of past and present, old and new, alive and dead – and such are the themes explored by the truly talented New Zealand-born, Sydney-based artist Mark.
When Opens tonight at 6pm and runs til 17 August.
Where Nine Lives Gallery – 694A Ann Street, Fortitude Valley QLD
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What Need a lesson on how to turn your unique artistic vision into a viable commercial commodity? Here’s your guy. Artist, product designer and author Jeremyville will be joined by artists Morning Breath, Michael Doret, Alejandro Paul, Two One and a bunch of others at GO FONT UR SELF, Melbourne.
When Tonight only from 6pm
Where No Vacancy – 47 Jane Bell Lane, Melbourne City VIC
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What Get excited fashion lovers: the fabulous Brisbane exclusive Valentino, Retrospective: Past/Present/Future hits GoMA direct from Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris where it debuted before record crowds.
When Opens Saturday 7 August and runs til 14 November
Where Gallery of Modern Art – Stanley Place, South Bank QLD
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What ‘de Me?XICO’ is a series of photographs taken throughout Mexico that celebrates the real sense of life and colour in a diverse country that is so often visually represented as nothing more than your standard stereotypical pinjata fare. Lance Richardson brings new life into this unique place.
When Opens tomorrow 6 August and runs til 8 August.
Where China Heights – 3, 16-28 Foster St, Surry Hills NSW
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What The solo exhibition of the man I like to call Willy Squared is named A Ciel Ouvert a collection of explosively colourful, intricate Basquiat-ish abstract maps. I’ll take five.
When Opens Friday 6 August at 6pm and runs til 26 August.
Where Monstrosity Gallery – 93 Bourke Street, Woolloomooloo NSW
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What Apeseven’s latest collection of works has been inspired by elements of alchemy: a whimsical, curious visual depiction of the melding of childhood creatures and science with the potential, imagined and observed worlds.
When Opens tomorrow night 6 August at 6pm and runs til 3 September.
Where The National Grid Gallery – 24 Chard Rd, Brookvale NSW
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Who KILL PIXIE and a whole heap more
What It’s the Melbourne Art Fair! Rarely is such a diverse collection of artists from so many countries presented under one roof and you rarely is such a diverse collection of artists giving you the chance to purchase their work. Like world dominating Monster Children fave Kill Pixie (AKA Mark Whalen).
When Opened yesterday and runs til Saturday 8 August.
Where Melbourne Art Fair – Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens Melbourne VIC

What In 2007, Canadian photographer David Maurice Smith traveled to Mexico City and the works in his new solo show are a result of the dark and beautiful world he discovered during his journey.
When Runs until 21 August
Where Storm Gallery – 2, 65-67 Foveaux St, Surry Hills NSW
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What “Moves” is the first solo show from mixed media whiz kid Mason Mulholland. His debut is an interwoven trilogy of painting, photography and mixed media. The fact he’s a bonafide dreamboat is neither here nor there.
When Opens tonight 6.30pm and runs til 12 August.
Where 72 Erskine – 72 Erskine St, Sydney NSW
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ARTIST CALL OUT Any Australian artists interested in jumping into bed with Sydney zine Cosine should jump online and show them your art because they are currently looking for talented cats like you to publish in their next edition. Just email your name, title of work, current occupation/age/location, a little story about their work and files of your images to submissions@cosineonline.com before midnight 3 September.
While you’re at it show us your art too – we’re always looking for young talent here at Pedestrian HQ.

If you want your art or exhibition in our weekly art post just ask: suz@pedestriangroup.com.au

Main image by Mark Alsweiler