Ordinary, everyday experiences of the pandemic, such as mask wearing and quarantining, are rendered extraordinary through the show’s melodrama.
A powerful play that puts the voices of the people first.
While the film obviously appeals to women, it is men who really need to watch it.
It’s Keaton’s razor-edged, comedic darkness that allows the film to gather emotional depth.
Binding Ties is the first Australian survey exhibition of Catherine Opie, one of the world’s leading photographic artists, at the Heide Museum of Modern Art in Melbourne.
A new exhibition pays homage to the king of sequins, who combines detailed, traditional techniques with unconventional materials.
Sasha Huber’s work often involves renaming colonial landmarks, including a mountain in Switzerland.
Women Talking is a meditation on how we tell stories of rape and a thoughtful exploration of how films can be made.
Latecomers looks at the role of sex and sexuality in the lives of disabled people.
D.H. Lawrence’s book is a seething commentary on class, exposing his fears for Britain’s future. But the film is a romantic period drama.
In Cold Enough for Snow, the award-winning author’s careful attention to detail, precise language and sympathetic sensibility animate a reflection on intimacy and intergenerational tensions.
A youth-focussed exhibition about experiences of mental health is interactive and expansive, kicking down the barriers between science and art.
When the future is clearly changing but we can’t focus on tomorrow, should we just keep dancing? Pamela Rabe anchors the absurdity of The Cherry Orchard.
Street artist Rone’s return to his home town gallery is sure to draw crowds — but his definition of ‘beauty’ is conventional and narrow.
Known for her soft capturing of tonal shifts and poignant moments, painter Clarice Beckett’s legacy was almost lost to time and decay. Now her work is being celebrated in a major exhibition.
Actor Eryn Jean Norvill’s portrayal of all the characters in The Portrait of Dorian Gray triumphantly illustrates Oscar Wilde’s notion of the self as a form of performance.
While the name of the season - now online - suggests breaking through opera’s glass ceiling, the violent imagery fits the context of ecological disaster, inequality, mental illness, and dystopia.
Though galleries have since closed their doors, this reviewer got to see Mavis Ngallametta’s works in all their glory. Their birdseye view of Country provides a perspective we’re missing right now.
The 22nd Biennale of Sydney is testament to the capacity of art and exhibitions to move beyond reflection to lead dialogue, especially at times of crisis and cancellations.
Hugh Ramsay’s Two girls in white, was painted just two years before he died at the age of 28 in 1906. It is the central work in the National Gallery of Australia’s survey exhibition.