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Art Out in Newtown (South); Self-Guided Tour

 

Suggested route below (but start anywhere or in either direction) featuring Galleries, Street art, Cafes & Bars

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The Front Room

 

Stop off for a Front Room coffee to start or end your walk, say hi to Christopher and check out the hair-themed art running the length of the cafe (Virtual Tour) with more pieces just over on Enmore Road (Virtual Tour)

Bailey Street (North) Newtown Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Bailey Street

 

One of Newtown’s most iconic murals painted by Newtown resident Colin Bebe over a decade ago, in 2017 the Mural was painted over by an artwork promoting ‘Mother!’ When Director Darren Aronofsky heard about the incident he apologised and promised to foot the bill for restoring “it’s like a jungle sometimes” in co-operation with Bebe (Virtual Tour)

Enmore Road (West) Newtown Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Enmore Road

 

Fintan Magee’s ‘Housing Bubble’ Mural was completed in August 2015 – a comment on gentrification in the area and a generation’s dreams of owning their own home (Virtual Tour). Fintan Magee also features work one block over on Wilford Street (Virtual Tour) with more works in Redfern, Chippendale & Glebe

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Phillip Lane (South)

 

One of the most frequented Art alleys in Sydney, Aoeteroa-born Sydney-based Artist Reubszz completed this Mural in May 2020. Reubszz, whose Art can be found throughout Sydney, uses a combination of spraypaint and acrylic on large scale pieces (Virtual Tour)

Phillip Lane (North) Newtown Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Phillip Lane (North)

 

Artist Reubszz, who uses a combination of acrylic and spraypaint on large surfaces, completed his Ice Cube Mural in May 2018. The Sydney-based Artist, born in Aoeteroa, paints murals throughout the city; not least one of the most frequented Art alleys in Sydney (Virtual Tour)

Enmore Road (South) Newtown Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Enmore Road

 

Sindy Sinn’s work is up at Black Market Roasters and at venues across Newtown; the Artist is based across the road in the Young Henry’s Brewery in Snake Eyes Studios which Sinn co-founded (Virtual Tour)

Rawson Lane (East) Newtown Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Rawson Lane

 

Rawson Lane has art stretching from beginning to end in one of Newtown’s tucked-away, residential and vibrant off the high street tracks (Virtual Tour) – see also further down Rawson Lane (Virtual Tour) & (Virtual Tour)

Holt Street (East) Newtown Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Holt Street

 

Ox King & Tim Phibs collaborated on ‘Rising Tide;’ completed in November 2019 and supported by Inner West Council, the Newtown Mural centres on the dual challenges posed by climate change and the rising price of land facing young people across Australia (Virtual Tour). The adjacent Bailey Street also features works via Muralist and Designer Andrew Dennis from September 2016 and Nick Sweetman who, in a 2019 collaboration with Tim Phibs and Pudler, created a Mural dedicated to White Ibises highlighting the bird’s presence within ancient Egyptian Art and origins in Australia (Virtual Tour)

If you’re peckish pop into Either Or across the way for a coffee or check out more works just over on the other end of Holt Street (Virtual Tour), Station Lane (Virtual Tour), Bailey Street (Virtual Tour) or College Street (Virtual Tour)

Goddard Street (West) Newtown Street Art Sydney Art Out Live

Goddard Street

 

Goddard Street, Newtown is one of the most eclectic Art alleyways in Sydney (Virtual Tour); featuring numerous Artists, don’t forget to check out Goddard Street East (Virtual Tour) as well as the works on adjacent Bailey Street (Virtual Tour) with Remine’s Newtown High School of the Performing Arts Musical Mural right across the way on King Street (Virtual Tour)

Lentil As Anything Newtown Cafes Bars Sydney Art Out Live December 2020

Lentil As Anything

 

Lentil As Anything is as much a Newtown institution as any. Martin Vahk’s ‘Humans of Lentils,’ completed over many months, chronicles stories and features photographs from hundreds of Lentils regulars and devotees – now up on the wall alongside a host of local Artists for all to see (Virtual Tour). Martin told us; “We have this space; let’s make it amazing, let’s bring life to it.” Stop in for some of the set menus – at Lentils you pay what you can