New Australian film Monolith is a refreshingly high concept film, as opposed to the usual social realist and period dramas.
In the 19th century, it was impossible to get a London paper to distant towns or cities by breakfast. This gave local newspapers an advantage in distribution.
Seeing these performances was an empowering reminder that women in their 50s are still out there, oozing with vibrant creativity, worthiness and relevance.
ACMI’s first feature exhibition since its redevelopment shows fans the complex artistry behind their childhood favourites.
Artists Ian Wilkes and Poppy van Oorde-Grainger invite audiences to walk where the first contact between Noongar and white settlers at Lake Monger took place.
Street artist Rone’s return to his home town gallery is sure to draw crowds — but his definition of ‘beauty’ is conventional and narrow.
Herri steps into a lacuna in the South African arts and culture publishing landscape and deploys design to add richness to its critical texts.
While the name of the season - now online - suggests breaking through opera’s glass ceiling, the violent imagery fits the context of ecological disaster, inequality, mental illness, and dystopia.
Photographic works drawn from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection explore fakery, mirrors and tricks of the light. But Shadow Catchers stops short of today’s digital doppelgangers.
Artists have always created monsters to embody human fears. In this year’s Adelaide Biennial, Australian contemporary artists bring our past demons and current fears to life.
Hugh Ramsay’s Two girls in white, was painted just two years before he died at the age of 28 in 1906. It is the central work in the National Gallery of Australia’s survey exhibition.
Guan Wei’s art, now on display at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art, crosses both Chinese and Australian cultures, working together in harmony, best described as an aspect of feng shui.
There are no cheap laughs in this musical celebration of fan fixation - but there is love in all its forms.
Margaret Olley was known not only for her paintings, but her generosity. An exhibition of her work is currently on in Brisbane, alongside a survey of the work of Ben Quilty, her mentee and friend.
A new opera focuses more on the personal life of artist Brett Whiteley than his artistic creations. As the opera reveals, a life like Whiteley’s does not offer a clear moral message.
The exhibition Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia has many wonderful works. But it is an exception - despite our close proximity, there are few opportunities for Australians to engage with Indonesian art.
In a new adaptation of the classic Australian novel, the story of masculinity and despair in the outback is told through a female voice.
A new production revisits a play dropped from the Australian theatrical canon long ago. Set in a regional newsroom, the play’s themes are strikingly relevant today.
Mona’s new subterranean extension adds a compelling dimension to the art of Dark Mofo 2019. Upstairs, a series of interactive sculptures contemplates our automated future.
Steven Oliver’s new cabaret show is an exhilarating journey through hard-hitting stories about success, love, depression and racism.