Charles Blackman posed next to his work in Sydney in 2013.
Charles Blackman forged an urbanised image of Australia that for most, was more familiar than the mythic landscapes of Sidney Nolan or Arthur Boyd. Yet though familiar, it remains uncomfortable.
Better-educated people are better equipped to ask the right questions and make more informed decisions.
Let's recognise the limitations of regulation as we try to improve outcomes. Money spent on new regulations may be better put to further educating future customers.
Trusting our instincts is vital for better mental health.
People intuitively know what is best for their mental health. A new approach suggests enforcing this belief like regular exercise.
Sidney Nolan’s Steve Hart dressed as a girl 1947 from the Ned Kelly series 1946 – 1947 enamel paint on composition board 90.60 x 121.10 cm.
Gift of Sunday Reed 1977 National Gallery of Australia
As a bushranger in the Kelly gang, Steve Hart took to dressing as a woman and riding side-saddle to avoid detection. Sidney Nolan's painting captures Hart's adolescent cockiness, bravery, and foolhardy bluster.
Sandiaga Uno (left) will compete with Ma'ruf Amin for vice presidential seat in the 2010 election.
Wikimedia commons, edited by Triasa/The Conversation
We asked experts to explain what's behind the last minute decisions for vice presidential candidates in the next election.
Sandiaga Uno (kiri) akan bertarung melawan Ma'ruf Amin untuk merebut kursi wakil presiden di pemilihan presiden tahun 2019.
Wikimedia commons, diedit oleh Triasa/The Conversation
Kami meminta para ahli untuk menjelaskan apa yang melatarbelakangi keputusan mendadak dalam memilih calon wakil presiden untuk pemilihan berikutnya.
Pilostyles are only visible when their fruit and flowers erupt out of their host plants.
Only when flowering is Pilostyles visible externally, the flowers erupting from the stems of its host like a weird botanical Alien.
One of the voting booths in Makassar, South Sulawesi, during the June 27 regional elections.
More women have been elected in the latest regional elections in Indonesia.
The Meg: Jaws, but considerably larger.
The latest scary shark film, The Meg, opens this week. But fictionalised tales of monster fish blind us to the important role sharks play in maintaining the health of our oceans.
Salah satu Tempat Pemungutan Suara (TPS) di kota Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan dalam pemilihan kepala daerah serentah pada 27 Juni 2018.
Semakin banyak perempuan yang terpilih dalam pemilihan kepala daerah di Indonesia.
West Coast player Andrew Gaff received an eight-week suspension for punching Fremantle’s Andrew Brayshaw last weekend.
Given the legal issues that could arise from Gaff's punch on Andrew Brayshaw, it is time the AFL reviewed its policies.
If Imran Khan fails to deliver on his promise of a “new Pakistan”, militant parties could entice more young people to join their cause.
Forced to form a coalition to win power, Pakistan's PM-in-waiting Imran Khan will have to compromise if he's to tackle key economic, environmental, foreign policy and social challenges.
Australian mathematician Akshay Venkatesh honoured in this year’s Fields Medals.
I was in second year at the University of Western Australia when Akshay Venkatesh skipped first year maths and jumped straight into my classes. He was 13 at the time. Now he's won a prestigious award.
A smart city is usually one connected and managed through computing — sensors, data analytics and other information and communications technology.
As cities become 'smarter', they need more and more objects fitted with technology. We need to think about designing these objects to accommodate computers, which often break down and create e-waste.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captures Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, passes in front of the planet and its rings.
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
Titan is more than a billion kilometres from our Sun but occasionally it's shadow can be seen here on Earth, with the right technology. That's what scientists gathered in Western Australia to observe.
The rise and fall in Bitcoin’s value places it among the greatest market bubbles in history.
Bitcoin's rise and fall to date already makes it one of the greatest market bubbles in history. In turbulent times, some have suggested it as a substitute for gold, but it lacks some vital attributes.
Your connected speaker can quickly become a problem if it is not secured.
Connected objects can do a lot of good, but they can also become weapons in the hands of abusive partners. How can these new risks be prevented?
Votre enceinte connectée peut vite devenir une véritable gêne si elle n'est pas sécurisée.
Bence Boros / Unsplash
Les objets connectés rendent bien des services, mais ils peuvent devenir de véritables armes dans les mains de personnes mal intentionnées. Comment prévenir ces nouveaux risques ?
Does the Internet bring people together or isolate them?
Trust is the keystone of the entire Internet system: without it more connection and therefore more commerce. How to restore it?
Close up of the wheel in Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel, 1951 (third version, after lost original of 1913) Metal wheel mounted on painted wood stool.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / Estate of Marcel Duchamp
In his Bicycle Wheel, Duchamp made the perfect kinetic Futurist sculpture.