Cerise sequin sari from the spring/summer 2023 collection.
Courtesy of Ashish Shah
A new exhibition pays homage to the king of sequins, who combines detailed, traditional techniques with unconventional materials.
Sasha Huber film still from Rentyhorn.
Courtesy the artist and the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Sasha Huber’s work often involves renaming colonial landmarks, including a mountain in Switzerland.
The Provinces of Spain: Castile, by Sorolla, (1912-13).
The Hispanic Society of America, New York/Royal Academy
During the medieval and early modern era, the Iberian Peninsula was an extraordinary cultural melting pot.
Critics will say that immersive exhibitions destroy art but Hockney is ready to challenge them with his hour-long show
A modern and fun take on traditional Aran knitting by the knitwear designer Di Gilpin and the Paris/Glasgow label La Fetiche.
Three exhibits stand out in this evocative display of knitted history at Edinburgh’s Dovecot Studios
Brion Gysin and William Burroughs with the Dreamachine, 1972.
Flickering light can make people see different colours and shapes or feel altered emotions or sense of time.
Eleanor Antin Judgement of Paris (after Rubens), 2007, from ‘Helen’s Odyssey’
© Eleanor Antin. Courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York.
The British Musuem
From art that centres the African-American experience to feminist retellings, the British Museum’s new exhibition explores culture’s enduring fascination with the legend of Troy
Sam Cranstoun, Utopia, The National, Carriageworks.
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.
Detail from Alex Seton’s A Durable Solution? - a series of memorial plaques naming the 12 men who have died under our ‘care’.
Sullivan & Strumpf
Alex Seton’s sculpture A Durable Solution? dominates the protest exhibition at the forthcoming ALP national conference. He has also created an official memorial to Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Detail from Witchetty Grub Dreaming, Jennifer Napaljarri Lewis, Warlukurlangu Artists of Yuendumu.
Courtesy of the artist
A new exhibition pairs paintings by Indigenous Australian artists with microscopic images captured by scientists. The parallels, as this gallery of pictures shows, are intriguing.
Paul Signac, ‘Leaving the Port of Marseille’ 1906/7 oil on canvas, 46 x 55.2 cm, The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Inv GE 6524.
Photo: © The State Hermitage Museum 2018, Vladimir Terebenin.
In the early 20th century, two families of collectors brought the best of modern French art to Russia. Many of their paintings - including works by Picasso, Matisse and Cezanne - can now be seen in Sydney.
Geoffrey Rush as Basil Hunter on a ferry near Luna Park Sydney in Fred Schepsi’s The Eye of the Storm (2011).
A marvellous exhibition of Australian film stills, now showing in Adelaide, offers a form of visual ethnography.
Detail from Father of the Innocents, from the series, Mandela A Life’s Journey, by John Meyer.
The desire to eulogise, as often appears to be the case in this exhibition, does not allow space for questions that might allow for a fuller explication of the nature of Mandela’s legacy and its relevance beyond South Africa.
Installation view of Kelly Doley’s Things Learnt About Feminism #1–95 2014: a Day-Glo wall of wisdoms, homilies and histories.
Collection: Cruthers Collection of Women’s Art, University of Western Australia Photograph: Robert Frith - Acorn Studios
A collaborative Melbourne exhibition traces the concerns of women since the 1970s.
Sabbia Gallery - Alison Milyika Carroll working on a pot at Ernabella Arts ceramic studio, 2017.
Photo Ernabella Arts, Courtesy of Sabbia Gallery
Clay Stories, a travelling exhibition, showcases ceramic art from Indigenous artists across the country. It is a triumphant display of specific stories and Dreamings, standing against cultural and political amnesia.
Detail from NigeI Milsom (Australia, 1975–), Judo House Part 6 (The White Bird), 2014–15 oil on linen, 230 x 194 cm.
Reproduced courtesy of the artist and yuill|crowley, Sydney. Photo: Art Gallery of New South Wales
The Ecstasy of St Teresa is the point of departure for a new exhibition examining ecstasy in all its guises, from the sexual to the spiritual to the banal.
Detail from Jenny Watson’s The Pretty Face of Domesticity, 2014, oil and synthetic polymer paint on velvet striped shantung.
Courtesy the artist and Galerie Transit, Mechelen ©the artist
A major exhibition of Jenny Watson’s work at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art spans 40 years in the creative life of a rule-breaking Australian artist.
A close up from Michael Jensen’s Pintupi and Anmatyerr artists in Men’s Painting Room (circa August 1972).
The Men’s Painting Room - a Nissen hut in the government settlement of Papunya - is Australian art’s most important atelier. A new form of creative expression happened here.
Wallace and Gromit were first introduced in the 1989 film A Grand Day Out.
Aardman studios has produced some of the most-recognised animated characters of the past three decades, including Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep. A new exhibit at ACMI brings their creative process to life.
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The Victorians had some interesting solutions to the problem of telling children where our stuff comes from.