A groundbreaking exhibition will tell the story of Captain Cook’s epic 1770 voyage from two perspectives.
People are drawing life lessons from enforced isolation, and artist Ben Quilty wants them to take up another.
Peter Kingston’s Luna Park Chess Set (2001), in the Sydney Living Museums collection, is both a work of art and a functional game.
The most appealing aspect of Peter Kingston’s work is its openness, going beyond the ego to the living world around him.
At The Right, the waves are fearsome and over very quickly, but they lasted long enough to capture the surfing photo of the year.
There was a time when an art?lover needed to travel abroad to peek inside Milan’s Galleria d’Arts Moderna or New York’s Museum of Modern Art or the Rijksmuseum. Not anymore.
Reaching audiences has moved into a virtual realm as the arts struggle to survive the onslaught of coronavirus shutdowns.
Painted portraits have a long history, which we can follow continuously since their reappearance in the Renaissance.
In 2004 the death in police custody of an Aboriginal man on Palm Island off the coast of far North Queensland led to a crisis in race relations.
A new touring exhibition celebrates the portraiture of those who are “rocking their distinct look”.
Ashleigh Wilson has been arts editor since 2011. He has been at the paper for more than 15 years in various roles around the country, including several years as Darwin correspondent. In 2006, he and Nicolas Rothwell won a Walkley award for coverage of indigenous affairs. His first book, published by Text in 2016, was Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing, a biography of the late Australian painter. His second book, On Artists, was published by MUP in 2019.
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