Joy Hester’s entire body of work can be understood as an exploration of human relationships, connections, in all their complexity. A major retrospective now acknowledges her contribution.
COVID-19 has shown up a mind-bending contradiction. On one hand, the arts are entwined with our daily lives. Yet culture has disappeared from federal policy. Something has gone fundamentally wrong.
Nestled in the heart of Melbourne's city laneways, Leonardo Art Shop - also known as Nibbi's - provided inspiration and education to a generation of young artists.
New modelling from the Grattan Institute estimates up to 75% of people employed in the creative and performing arts could lose their jobs. Why don't they have targeted support?
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.
A new film uses pastiche to explore the whimsical world of cartoonist Michael Leunig - but the man himself gives little away and the film skates over his curlier controversies.
Guan Wei's art, now on display at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art, crosses both Chinese and Australian cultures, working together in harmony, best described as an aspect of feng shui.
Don't blame the global financial crisis. The Australian art market has performed poorly over the last decade - but there is plenty of growth potential.
Best known as the subject of her husband Richard's work, Pat Larter was herself a major artist.
Margaret Olley was known not only for her paintings, but her generosity. An exhibition of her work is currently on in Brisbane, alongside a survey of the work of Ben Quilty, her mentee and friend.
In our competitive and underfunded arts sector, power relationships are ever present. To address power imbalances, major structural change is needed.
A new book sheds light on the dramatic artistic and culinary life of artist Mirka Mora and her husband Georges.