New year, new Artspace
Three years and $19m later, Sydney’s newly redeveloped, and much beloved, Artspace opens with a new look, and a new focus on artist residencies and studio programs.
John Nixon: A Poet of Prints
Known as a great avant-garde painter, the late John Nixon also created hundreds of prints—which, as those who knew Nixon can attest, exemplify his minimalism, experimentalism, and his interlacing of life and art. John Nixon—Four Decades, Five Hundred Prints is currently on display at Geelong Gallery.
The art books we loved in 2023
Whether scouting the perfect gift or searching for a summer read, our editors have picked their top art books of 2023—spanning everything from a history of ceramics, women and spiritualism, and First Nations practices.
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The vast legacy of the Pintupi people
A new exhibition at Drill Hall Gallery, Pintupi Way, offers a window into thousands of years of culture and survival for the Pintupi people of the Western Desert.
Unboxing the cultural impact of sneakers
Sneakers are a cultural phenomenon made up of paradoxes. Some see them as an accessible and inclusive force in fashion that serve as an outlet of self-expression for many; yet to others they are a symbol of out-of-control consumerism. Two Queensland exhibitions are embracing these dualities, though from contrasting angles: Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street at HOTA on the Gold Coast, and Torsion at Brisbane’s Metro Arts.
Murray Fredericks sets fire to the landscape trope
Murray Fredericks’s new exhibition at ARC ONE Gallery interrogates the concept of landscapes, instead looking at the human emotional responses to the lands we inhabit.