More than any material foam interrupts the sanctity of emptiness and absence.Read More
Things are always moving.
What stays the same is the rate of movement.
I am man with spirit
I am a man with mind …
Our lives are led
the streets are full …
O poor me, Western artist
Tinkering with the scrapbook of 20C …
YOU CAN'T GET ENOUGHRead More
Given that a road
Tapers off into the distance …
Art is like cancer …Read More
Walking down Darling Street fully clothed …
On a sharp spring day we are millenium shy …Read More
Cats preside over a house divided: they elicit either affection or contempt.Read More
by Terence Maloon, Sydney Morning Herald, 19 March 1983
Real Sculpture announced the invitation to Michael Snape's exhibition at Gallery A. The claim seems innocuous enough but it will raise hackles in "Sydney" sculptor's camps.
by Paul McGillick, Financial Review, 20 May 1988
Three weeks ago Michael Snape threw a party for his friends at darling Harbour to celebrate the installation of his new sculpture, The Diver, almost underneath the expressway and at the southern end of the bay.
By Paul McGillick, Sculptural Cut-Outs, InDesign, Issue 17, 2004
Michael Snape is one of Australia's most prominent and distinctive sculptors. Some years ago, his public sculptures began to open up and become a part of the landscape – not just by being placed in the landscape, but also because of the way the landscape could be seen through the sculptures.
by Lucy Vader, 2004
Mr. Snape's text sculptures are nothing if not the deliberate threat of an abrasive held to the dewy cheek of lexicon.
Here is one person deserving greater recognition and support, Michael Snape.Read More
By Sebastian Smee, New Graduate House, Australian National University, Canberra 1998
The horizontal line can be read as quickly as our to consume demands. We do not walk around things. We drive past them.Read More
Opening Address, 14 September 1997Read More
Long Live the PC
The Post Contemporary
31 December 1999