From explorations of diaspora to Indigenous sovereignty, reality television to meditation, editor-in-chief Tiarney Miekus asked our writers to outline why these 10 artists are the ones to keep an eye on in 2024.
The spirit—and studio—of Margaret Olley lives on
A new exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery has preserved the relocated studio of Australian painter Margaret Olley, with her work providing inspiration for a new series of paintings by Mirra Whale, India Mark and Laura Jones.
Yhonnie Scarce’s glass works are a glistening, poignant exploration of how nuclear testing affected First Nations people
Yhonnie Scarce, a Kokatha and Nukunu artist, has emerged in recent years as one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists. Yhonnie Scarce: The Light of Day, at the Art Gallery of Western Australia, curates a survey of significant works by Scarce from the last few years.
Must-sees at this year’s Melbourne Art Fair
With over 60 booths presenting, this year’s Melbourne Art Fair doesn’t centre glitz or glam, but glimpses into sci-fi, realism, vibrant colour and Indigenous connections to land. Our editors have rounded up their top picks.
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Dhopiya Yuŋupingu’s bark paintings tell inherited stories
Now showing at Sullivan+Strumpf Melbourne, the second solo exhibition from Dhopiya Yuŋupingu draws on the shared histories between the Yolŋu and the Macassans.
Intimacy, revolution and art in Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg
Lovers for seven years, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg are said to have changed 20th century art. The National Gallery of Australia touring exhibition Rauschenberg and Johns: Significant Others is considering their work in tandem, but what was the revolution they started, asks Rex Butler?
Wedgwood celebrates the ornate alongside the practical
An exhibition at David Roche Foundation pays tribute to Staffordshire-born Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795) and his eponymous pottery company, featuring rare, valuable and ornate pieces, as well as “grandma’s good china”.