John Berger’s Ways of Seeing has been described as art history’s equivalent of Mao’s Little Red Book. It changed how we look at art.
Daniel Boyd’s solo exhibition Treasure Island, now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, is a deeply political and personal interrogation of Australia’s colonial history.
It has been tradition for soldiers to have a drink with Chloé at the Young and Jackson Hotel since the first world war.
Over the past half a century, Australian women’s art has gone from the margins to the mainstream. A new book mapping this story is a flawed, colourful kaleidoscope.
This new exhibition at the Heide Museum of Modern Art traces the themes of Nolan’s expansive and prolific career.
Although they work in different genres, a similar sense of restraint imbues the work of each.
A youth-focussed exhibition about experiences of mental health is interactive and expansive, kicking down the barriers between science and art.
I’m a keen doodler who turned a hobby into a PhD and then a career. I’ve also seen what hurdles people face when it comes to learning to draw and how they can be overcome.
Jeffrey Smart is admired for his carefully structured paintings of Tuscany and Rome. This National Gallery of Australia’s centenary celebration of his birth takes the viewer back to Adelaide.
Wilam Biik (Home Country) at TarraWarra offers a different way to look at Country. Not by the roads we travel, but by the relationships embedded in it.
Margel Hinder was responsible for some of Australia’s most significant public sculptures in the 1960s and 70s. A major exhibition now examines the totality of her career.
Claire Roberts new book on Ian Fairweather looks at the influence of China on his art and ideas, and concludes the ‘Australian artist’ was free of any national allegiance.
A new exhibition featuring works by16 women artists who share backgrounds in Islam is a tour de force.
Yusuf Grillo charted a path in African art and enabled the emergence of more artists.
A new exhibition at Flinders University Art Gallery highlights Barbara Hanrahan’s sensory spirit, celebrating nature and unbinding social constriction.
A special gallery in London’s Kew Gardens allows the visitor to travel the world via the 800-plus detailed paintings of Marianne North, Victorian-era adventurer and botanical artist.
Australia’s love and rediscovery of terrazzo floors form the foundation for a new exhibition.
Australian surrealism has long been understood as if it was imported from Paris. This new exhibition places two Czech-Australian émigrés at the heart of the movement.
This ancient myth, in which a nymph transforms herself into a tree to escape the lustful attention of the god Apollo, has inspired countless retellings in art. Its themes resonate today.
The once secret paintings of Hilma af Klint are a revelation both for their beauty and for highlighting the impact of spiritualism on how artists see the world.