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.
In its centenary year, the Trustees of the Art Gallery of New South Wales could not resist the symbolism of awarding the Archibald Prize to Peter Werner’s portrait of the 100 year old Guy Warren.
It takes time and money to create large scale sculptures. A new exhibition of works in cast concrete is testament to a remarkable philanthropic project.
ACMI’s first feature exhibition since its redevelopment shows fans the complex artistry behind their childhood favourites.
With 350 artworks created by 320 Indigenous artists who are in or recently released from prison, The Torch is making a difference to how people are seen and how they see themselves.
The new HOTA Gallery, with its colourful organic facade and exciting exhibitions, happily refutes popular images of the Gold Coast.
For a woman with brightly coloured hair and enormous earrings, Art Works host Namila Benson is adept at fading into the background and letting the artists do the talking.
The Renaissance San Marco convent, now a museum, is where Fra Angelico lived and painted under the patronage of Cosimo de’ Medici. It was also where Savonarola proclaimed the Bonfire of the Vanities.
It may be the greatest robbery you’ve never heard of. In 1990 thieves stole US$200 million worth of art from a Boston gallery. A new Netflix series seeks to find the culprits.
The Chichu Art Museum, on the Japanese island of Naoshima, is a breathtaking place to rethink the relationship between nature and people.
Born in 1943, photographer William Yang has spoken of having to ‘come out’ twice: first as a gay man and secondly in search of his Chinese identity. A new exhibition marks his career.
This third, and possibly final, biennial shows artists are deeply embedded in the politics of today.