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.
A new exhibition charting Alexander Calder's atypical path into the modernist art canon is elegant, dramatic and great fun.
Rosslynd Piggott's artworks explore an uncanny, dream-like state. A new exhibition of her objects, installations and paintings is a memorable reflection of a major Australian artist.
The ambitiously named exhibition, The National: New Australian Art, lives up to its title as a visual examination of Australia in an age of uncertainty.
Ben Quilty is the next big thing in Australian art. Will he be allowed - and will he allow himself - to explore and find his true potential as an artist?
Deer Woman, written, directed, designed, composed, stage managed and performed by First Nations artists from Canada, is anchored by a solo performance of fierce skill, focus and precision.
Dancenorth's Dust explores a world on the brink of turning back to dust. Its themes are familiar in contemporary dance, but the show is replete with powerful images.
The Australian premiere of La Passion de Simone uses multiple voices to tell a story about philosopher Simone Weil. But the work lacks the emotional drama of its subject's life.
Smee insists that the rich and intense visions of artists such as Cézanne or Chekhov are increasingly lost to us.