Ever wanted to perform a miracle? Now's your chance.
Switch House, Tate Modern.
© Iwan Baan
Tate are offering a new space which should help challenge the elitism currently characterising the arts.
Visitors take in Cameron Robbins’ Field Lines at the Museum of Old and New Art.
Hobart's winter festival explores darkness, storms and the very nature of the universe, with artwork performed in an asylum; echoing the elements and conceived while on a residency at Geneva's Centre for Nuclear Research.
Bhupen Khakhar, You Can’t Please All (segment), 1981.
© Bhupen Khakhar
Indian artists such as Bhupen Khakhar may be gaining international acclaim, but more is needed to help build and maintain a strong infrastructure for artists at home.
Tableaux Vivants Devonport c. 1892-1893.
Wilson Centre for Photography
Sentimental, high-class illustrators – or a revolution in British art?
Rome’s Trevi fountain lit up with the Belgian flag. Why do some violent acts prompt global artistic memorial, but not others?
From Tintin weeping to spotlit buildings, images are rapidly circulating on social media as a way of comprehending the Brussels bombings. But where was the cartoon for those who died in Ankara? Are some tragedies "ungrievable"?
Street photographer, c. 1930, part of the NMeM collection.
The decision looks like a reinforcement of the large imbalance in cultural spending between London and the north of England.
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Botticelli has become a constantly evolving myth, but is best-known as a sensuous painter of alluring women.
A cleaner at work beside a Brook Andrew installation at the 2008 Melbourne Art Fair.
The Melbourne Art Fair's steadfast refusal to move with the times was a factor in its surprise demise.
Casuarina trees were the perfect metaphor for Blumann’s life and the state of the world.
Detail from Elise Blumann, On the Swan, Nedlands, 1942, Oil on composition board, 55.6x66.4cm. University of Western Australia.
Casuarina trees and the tortured forms of the Melaleucas on the foreshore of the Swan River were the perfect metaphor for Blumann's life and the world before and during the second world war.
Weiwei has taken Denmark to task for its asylum-seeker policy. Australia, for now, is another issue.
Weiwei has taken Denmark to task for its asylum-seeker policy. Given Australia's decision to return 267 asylum seekers to Nauru, he should surely consider pulling his current Melbourne exhibition.
Anthony Lister’s street art has been well received internationally, but his home town has found him guilty of vandalism.
Anthony Lister/Birdman Photos
Brisbane street artist Anthony Lister has been convicted of 'wilful damage' graffiti. Who is being harmed, when our legal system is forced to devalue cultural capital?
Visitors look at the painting The Visit from 1939 by Paul Delvaux during the 2011 exhibition Surrealism in Paris.
As the longest-running avant-garde movement of the 20th century, Surrealism's scope and richness is perhaps unparalleled in its influence of modern art and culture.
Guy Grey-Smith’s Rottnest connects strongly to the land.
Detail from Guy Grey-Smith, Rottnest, 1954-57, oil on canvas, 61.2x76.5 cm (h,w), The University of Western Australia Art Collection, Tom Collins Bequest Fund, 1957, © The University of Western Australia
Guy Grey-Smith's painting showcases the insistent rhythms of the indigenous vegetation and the rolling, flowing movements that take our eye meandering across the landscape and back towards the horizon.
That traditional monolith of culture, the museum, has begun to embrace the digital world. As a series of projects reveal, the possibilities are endless.
What is the male gaze, and does the female gaze exist?
You may have heard about the male gaze, but what is it? And is there such as thing as the female gaze?
It’s time to look back on a year of art and culture.
Blake Danger Bentley. Melbourne street art
It's another year in Arts + Culture, so in case you missed it we've collected all the best coverage of screen, theatre, music, books and culture in one place.
The NGV’s summer blockbuster packs a double whammy.
© Ai Weiwei; Andy Warhol artwork © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./ARS, New York. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney.
The NGV's summer exhibition is curated to create a dialogue between Ai Weiwei and Andy Warhol, and this conversation operates on multiple levels on a variety of themes, and across time and space.
Art demonstrated it still has the power to inspire, and maybe even change the world.
A man carries a self-portrait painted by Australian death row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran. Beawiharta
There are as many ways to summarise a "year in art" as there are eyes to look at art with. Art had some shining – and not-so-shining – moments in 2015.
Why is this seemingly unintelligible mess of house paint revered as a masterpiece?
Detail: Jackson Pollock. Blue poles. 1952. © Pollock-Krasner Foundation/ARS
Gough Whitlam’s government paid $A1.3 million for Jackson Pollock's Blue poles in 1973. But why exactly is this 'seemingly unintelligible mess of house paint' revered as a masterpiece?