As summer arrives, so do several exceptional exhibitions taking place at regional galleries across the country. From an intriguing show dedicated to the baroque masters, to an exhibition curated to the theme of dusk, to one ostensibly all about dogs, there are plenty of reasons to leave the city over the coming months.
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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Archie Moore drops first hints of his powerful, new work at the upcoming Venice Biennale
Archie Moore has revealed a deep dive into his family’s history for his holographic map of identity, kith and kin, as Australia’s entry in the 2024 Venice Biennale.
Fairing well: Melbourne Art Fair is back
With art fairs nationally posting record results in 2023, this week’s Melbourne Art Fair is now a yearly summer fixture. With over 60 galleries and Indigenous art centres hosting solo showings, this year’s theme is Ketherba/Together.
Jessica Bradford and Louise Zhang show us the other side of hell
Jessica Bradford and Louise Zhang collaborate in a playful exhibition at Wagga Art Gallery that explores multicultural identities and reflects on Chinese hell.