The spirit of Emily Kam Kngwarray’s Country
A comprehensive new survey at the National Gallery of Australia pays tribute to Emily Kam Kngwarray and the Country she loved.
The women raised by wolves
From crones to witches to grandmothers, the feminine monstrosity offered by fairy tales is an antidote to our current, unsatisfying forms of female transgression—as a new exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art reveals.
Inside Kirtika Kain’s Sydney apartment, and now studio
Kirtika Kain’s Western Sydney apartment on Dharug Country is crowded with boxes of materials and new canvases. She came back from a residency in Italy in late 2022 and since then she’s been living alongside her work, preparing for her solo exhibition at Roslyn Oxley9 and for the Biennale of Sydney next year. The cohabitation has been intense and sometimes messy, but Kain says studio life is teaching her new confidence.
Love as an active force, as fierce as the ocean
UQ Art Museum explores the complexities of love, rage, grief, and healing in Mare Amoris | Sea of Love, a collective curatorial vision of art from across the Pacific Ocean.
The art heist you’ve never heard of
A new SBS documentary investigates the little-known 1986 art heist that saw 26 priceless paintings stolen from a remote monastery in Western Australia.
The strength and struggle of Iranian women
In a new show at the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Ramak Bamzar pays tribute to the women Iran has lost to a brutal regime.