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The arts, literature and culture provide models for hope and resilience in times of crisis. (Marc-Olivier Jodoin/Unsplash)

Radical hope: What young dreamers in literature can teach us about COVID-19

The radical hope we find in the arts, culture and literature is often a reflection of the times. Drawing from the past there are many examples of how dreams can become a form of resilience.
Joy Hester at Fitzroy Gardens, 1942. Albert Tucker/State Library of Victoria

Joy Hester – a body of work, remembered at last

Joy Hester’s entire body of work can be understood as an exploration of human relationships, connections, in all their complexity. A major retrospective now acknowledges her contribution.
John Lander Browne’s hillside house at Church Point might have been Sydney’s first notable postwar interpretation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s organic principles. Max Dupain (c.1948)

How the ‘Sydney School’ changed postwar Australian architecture

Sydney Schools weren’t actually schools, but houses that embraced the native Australian landscape, and reacted to international modernism.
Over the last hundred years, there have been at least three major waves of ‘progressive’ education in Ontario. Here, Premier Doug Ford with Finance Minister Vic Fedeli after presenting the 2019 budget at the legislature on April 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Welcome to the latest wave of ‘modernizing,’ ‘progressive’ school reforms in Ontario

The Progressive Conservative government’s call to modernize education invokes long-standing rhetoric about progressive education in paradoxical ways.
Paul Signac, ‘Leaving the Port of Marseille’ 1906/7 oil on canvas, 46 x 55.2 cm, The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Inv GE 6524. Photo: © The State Hermitage Museum 2018, Vladimir Terebenin.

Modern Art from The Hermitage showcases the French gems of two great merchant collectors

In the early 20th century, two families of collectors brought the best of modern French art to Russia. Many of their paintings - including works by Picasso, Matisse and Cezanne - can now be seen in Sydney.
Cities were once considered a source of many problems. But that vision has changed over the last generation. Graeme Roy

Our changing views of the city: A new urban celebration

Our current celebration of cities is a big shift from the past generation when cities were seen to contain all of our problems. Should we believe the hype? Are the new ideas equally problematic?
A photograph of Penn Station’s interior from the 1930s. Bernice Abbott

Remembering America’s lost buildings

We asked five architecture experts to name one building or structure they wish had been preserved, but couldn’t resist the tides of decay, development and discrimination.

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