For many years, almost all the art on public display was by men. The National Gallery of Australia aims to redress that imbalance.
Lindy Lee sees beauty in a moon drop, a speck of dust caught in a beam of light, and fragments of molten bronze. A new exhibition arcs over the entire trajectory of Lee's career.
We asked almost 1500 Australians about the art they liked and disliked. Then we mapped middlebrow culture. We found plenty to enjoy there.
Ten artists and collectives are on display in this exhibition, questioning 'If the future is to be worth anything.'
Decades of under-funding have left many Australian art schools in a perilous state. And the present political and intellectual hostility to the creative arts is threatening their very existence.
Asking Australians about their favourite art and artists reveals divides between those who like traditional versus contemporary forms. But Indigenous art transcends such categories.
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.
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.
Water can give and water can take. Without it, however, we are nothing. A new exhibition presents a nuanced and gentle provocation as we grapple with drought and climate change.
Why are we so surprised that artists are also demanding changes to the way prizes are awarded?
New multisensory approaches to presenting visual art propose solutions to barriers that limit access for marginalized audiences.
Prototype is a new 12-part series of Australian video art, designed to bring the genre out of the gallery and onto the smartphone.
Fifty years after Christo and Jeanne-Claude wrapped the NSW coast at Little Bay, the Art Gallery of NSW celebrates the long term consequences of John Kaldor's creative philanthropy.
Shaun Gladwell constantly experiments with technique – from classical oil painting to virtual reality – but he remains the master of playful motion.
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.
Australian artists are protesting the Adani mine's potential impact on the black-throated finch. The project is gaining traction online, but in this case, emotive art might not be enough.
The exhibition Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia has many wonderful works. But it is an exception - despite our close proximity, there are few opportunities for Australians to engage with Indonesian art.
50 years after Apollo 11, a new exhibition considers artistic responses to our celestial neighbour. As we retreat from human space exploration, our relationship to the moon has become virtual.
An exhibition at Melbourne's Immigration Museum explores tattoo traditions from Samoa, Japan and Melbourne, telling stories of culture, tradition and migration.