The pastiche-style poster art ubiquitous in Egyptian houses and businesses reveals how locals imagine far-off landscapes, idealise nature and define beauty.
A more intimate connection with the details of migrants crossing the Mediterranean can happen through art.
A 20th-century image of an anonymous 'Aboriginal Chief' becomes an investigation of power, colonialism and queer sexuality in the hands of Brook Andrew.
It's the 100th anniversary of the birth of graphic novel pioneer Will Eisner.
A transcript from a segment of The Anthill podcast about the futuristic visions of Filippo Marinetti.
Exploring the role and limits of photography is a task that appears all the more relevant in the era of fake news.
Andy Warhol not only drew brands, he became one. A new exhibition in Sydney sheds light on his early career in advertising.
Why a mysteriously placed rainbow made perfect symbolic sense – and how weather experts knew the exact date that it appeared.
The Museum of Water invites people to bring samples of water significant to them.
Warhol has become one of the most well known artists in the world, but his work still has secrets to reveal.
In the face of planetary problems such as climate change, does national citizenship lose its meaning?
Science cannot ensure a sustainable future for the world’s population on its own. Artists are needed as well.
The graphic novel has become a literary phenomenon, but the name doesn't adequately describe the medium's flexibility, diversity and potential.
An Australian virtual reality work premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this week takes the viewer on a wild ride through space.
The Marxist philosopher, art critic and novelist popularised complex ideas and helped bring art into the mainstream.
In an ideal world, students might visit original cave sites to see ancient paintings in their natural setting. This isn't possible, so the idea of an artificial cave set-up at a university was born.
The V&A’s current exhibition, Revolution, highlights that all is not rosy from the vantage point of 2016.
Many leading Australian artists have benefitted from a Samstag scholarship. But who were the Samstags and what motivated them to create this legacy?
No longer a smoke-and-mirrors spectacle enjoyed on a grand scale, entertainment is now indivisible from our daily life. From cricket matches to blockbuster shows, amusement is the name of the game.
Can empathy be taught to students in the healthcare professions? A groundbreaking project is using visual art to ensure they pay attention to the whole person, not just the disease.