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November 30th 2018

It’s that time of year again! The festive season is just around the corner, and as always it marks the perfect time to decompress, get together with loved ones and gift give. But, before you buy your mum another pair of socks to put under the tree, check out these pop-ups, art auctions and artist car boot sales where you just might find the ellusive ~ perfect present ~


HYDROMANIA Danielle Karlikoff Pop Up


Known for her gloopy jewellery that walks the line between object and art, Sydney based jeweller, designer and artist Danielle Karlikoff is presenting her first retail pop-up at the very sleek atelier venue Usfin. Until now, Danielle has exclusively worked on a commission basis, creating pieces that have adorned the fingers, necks, ears and bags of many a cutie. Now she is taking her commitment to one-off pieces to the next level, creating not only an array of unique jewellery and objects for you to purchase, but also a unique environment that will appeal to all the senses.


What’s for sale: One-off jewellery and design objects
When: Sunday 9 December, 10am-7pm
Where: Usfin Atelier, Suit 2.21, 75 Mary St, St Peters
More info here


Studio A Emily Crockford Wild Koala Soft Sculpture, 2018

4A Artist’s Car Boot Sale


Descend into the lower levels of World Square to discover a buzzing market of emerging and established artists selling their wares. Parked cars will be transformed into mini galleries and car boots into market stalls for you to fossick through and find yourself a piece of one-off original art just in time for the festive season. Think driver-seat seances, artworks delivered straight from the studio and intimate car boot performances.


What’s for sale: Original artworks and design objects
When: Thursday 6 December, 5-9pm
Where: World Square, meet at the giant bauble to be escorted into the sale
More info here


Alaska Project Fundraiser Auction


Where better to find the perfect gift than in the dank basement of a inner city carpark? Head down to level 2 of the Kings Cross Carpark to discover ALASKA Projects just in time for their end of year fundraiser and celebration. Works by some of Australia’s most renowned contemporary artists will be going under the hammer in a silent and live auction with all proceeds going to supporting ALASKA Projects. They gift you art, you gift them longevity, it’s a win win!


What’s for sale: Original artworks
When: Wednesday 12 December, 6-8pm
Where: Level 2, Kings Cross Carpark, Elizabeth Bay
More info here

Terminal Six


Terminal Six is a brand new online concept store connecting the visions of young fashion designers and artists worldwide. But before they hit the world wide web, Terminal Six has a fleeting pop-up shop at Campbell Projects Space in Surry Hills. Featuring walls dripping in innovative clothes by international brands, Australian designers and recent Sydney fashion graduates, you don’t want to miss this! So you better be quick, the Terminal Six pop-up closes this Saturday!


What’s for sale: Clothing and accessories
When: till 2 December, 11am-6pm everyday
Where: Campbell Project Space, 78 Campbell St, Surry Hills
More info here

Wellington St Projects Fundraiser: Guess Who 3


What’s better than buying art? Trying to guess who the hell made the piece of art you just fell in love with. Welcome to Guess Who 3, Wellington St Projects’ mysterious art sale where everything is $200 and the artworks are exhibited anonymously. Artworks have been donated by a huge list of Sydney and Australia’s most exciting established and emerging artists so this THE chance to get your hands on a unique work for a very reasonable price. Hot tip, bring cash!


What’s for sale: Original artworks
When: Friday 7 December, 5-7:30pm
Where: Wellington St Projects, 19-25 Wellington St, Chippendale
More info here


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