To remove the portraits would miss a valuable opportunity to debate important questions about how we construct hero stories.
Milton Moon’s work produced over six decades is on show in a new exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
This year’s Archibald and Wynne Prize winners show that a new generation of artists have now entered the mainstream.
Some of the media response to the death of John Olsen has been to proclaim the late artist as a ‘genius’. He was more complex than that.
Studying in London, the young artist examined the human figure, animals in the zoo and the rich cross-section of theatre life and of life on the streets.
WORD MADE FLESH at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is a comprehensive survey of this singular artist’s work.
Waanyi woman Judy Watson and second-generation Anglo immigrant Helen Johnson both use archival materials to explore Australia’s violent history.
Coming together for a portrait creates playful opportunities for social interactions among strangers.
Embodied Knowledge: Queensland Contemporary Art is a celebration of women, people of colour and LGBTIQA+ artists.
Their modernist interpretations of Australia in the interwar period have both a complexity and a simplicity.
Land Abounds, created for Ngununggula in the heart of NSW’s Southern Highlands questions the comfort of the Australian landscape tradition
Daniel Boyd’s solo exhibition Treasure Island, now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, is a deeply political and personal interrogation of Australia’s colonial history.
This year’s winning Archibald Prize portrait, Moby Dickens by Blak Douglas, encapsulates the justifiable rage felt by people living in flooded Bundjalung country
Over the past half a century, Australian women’s art has gone from the margins to the mainstream. A new book mapping this story is a flawed, colourful kaleidoscope.
This new exhibition at the Heide Museum of Modern Art traces the themes of Nolan’s expansive and prolific career.
Although they work in different genres, a similar sense of restraint imbues the work of each.
Bark painting in Yirrkala is a tradition of antiquity – but it is constantly reinvented, as this stunning exhibition of contemporary women’s work attests.
Jeffrey Smart is admired for his carefully structured paintings of Tuscany and Rome. This National Gallery of Australia’s centenary celebration of his birth takes the viewer back to Adelaide.
This exhibition highlights the diversity and range of artistic practices across the Asia Pacific region.
Margel Hinder was responsible for some of Australia’s most significant public sculptures in the 1960s and 70s. A major exhibition now examines the totality of her career.