A new exhibition featuring works by16 women artists who share backgrounds in Islam is a tour de force.
A new exhibition at Flinders University Art Gallery highlights Barbara Hanrahan’s sensory spirit, celebrating nature and unbinding social constriction.
The Archibald Prize celebrates its centenary with a list of finalists that includes plenty of artists’ portraits and some notable change makers.
This third, and possibly final, biennial shows artists are deeply embedded in the politics of today.
What if an ‘install crew’ was given carte blanche to take over the walls and floor of a gallery? At this year’s Perth Festival, this is exactly what happened.
Works by eight artists in the Dobell Drawing Biennial draw on dreams, history and reality. But drawing has escaped the gallery and will scribe on despite less government support for the arts.
Lindy Lee sees beauty in a moon drop, a speck of dust caught in a beam of light, and fragments of molten bronze. A new exhibition arcs over the entire trajectory of Lee’s career.
The blasting of giant reproductions with surround sound is an experience that has little to do with the art it purports to honour.
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.
At the National Gallery of Victoria’s summer blockbuster, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines, Haring’s sexuality is obscured.
Water can give and water can take. Without it, however, we are nothing. A new exhibition presents a nuanced and gentle provocation as we grapple with drought and climate change.
Bringing together innovative and traditional works, the Linear exhibition gives us a new map for sharing land and knowledge.
Prototype is a new 12-part series of Australian video art, designed to bring the genre out of the gallery and onto the smartphone.
Many of the world’s greatest photographers focus on our shared human experience in a milestone exhibition.
Fifty years after Christo and Jeanne-Claude wrapped the NSW coast at Little Bay, the Art Gallery of NSW celebrates the long term consequences of John Kaldor’s creative philanthropy.
Shaun Gladwell constantly experiments with technique – from classical oil painting to virtual reality – but he remains the master of playful motion.
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.
An exhibition at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum explores tattoo traditions from Samoa, Japan and Melbourne, telling stories of culture, tradition and migration.
This major exhibition examines Tasmania’s overlooked history of dispossession and frontier war.
Abdul-Rahman Abdullah’s installation Pretty Beach tells a story from the artist’s childhood to explore mortality and grief.