There’s one simple rule when buying First Nations art or crafts: the more information the better.
A new exhibition pays homage to the king of sequins, who combines detailed, traditional techniques with unconventional materials.
Sydney Modern at the Art Gallery of New South Wales is a spectacular achievement – but going forward, funding is required for more than rammed earth, glass, bricks and mortar.
Climate protesters are destabilizing the idea that public galleries are safe spaces for works of art, held in public trust.
The ‘Sydney Modern expansion’ seems a fitting description of a building that effectively doubles the size of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
Gallerist and writer Robert Huggins and his wife, the artist Helen Lieros, have passed away. But their lives are a testament to what kind of impact one African art gallery can have.
The new HOTA Gallery, with its colourful organic facade and exciting exhibitions, happily refutes popular images of the Gold Coast.
Anonymous accounts show how urgently contemporary galleries need to confront legacies of discrimination
Cultural institutions are puzzling out to to make their buildings exciting and safe at the same time.
COVID-19 is dragging some arts institutions into the 21st century. Others are already well down this path. What we win and lose when culture goes online and a bunch of links you can enjoy today.
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No god but God at the Art Gallery of South Australia looks at over 1000 years of Islamic art, from Indonesia to Spain. It is a magnificent and necessary exhibition.
As the Port Talbot Banksy is moved to a new street art museum, the very reason it was created is being ignored.
Embarrassed directors of well-established commercial art galleries will quietly confess that often they scarcely get more than a dozen visitors a day. Can art fairs help fill the void?
MONA could encourage more low-income visitors by making entry free for all concession card owners.
Women make up the majority of arts consumers and employees, but men dominate at every level of arts leadership.
Philanthropists are creating new galleries to share their private collections with the Australian public. But these gifts do not ameliorate the deficit left by declining government arts fundings.
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
As museum culture increasingly drifts into private ownership, we need to keep a watchful eye on those shaping our cultural landscape
How an act of destruction can simultaneously become an act of creation.