10 regional shows to see this summer
From an intriguing exhibition on baroque masters to a show ostensibly all about dogs, here’s our curated list of regional offerings to see throughout the country this summer.
It’s a Horror Show
Horror is where the marginalised can see themselves—as a horror-themed exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art reveals.
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.
Natalya Hughes is claiming a space for women in male-dominated art history
Natalya Hughes’s art holds a piercing gaze on the historically male-dominated fields of art and psychoanalysis, claiming the necessary space for women’s representation.
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 Antipodean Manifesto and the preservation of figuration in art
The Art Gallery of Western Australia pays tribute to The Antipodean Manifesto and the collective artists who wrote it, which included the likes of Arthur Boyd, John Brack and Clifton Pugh.