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The inaugural show in the new custom-designed space for Science Gallery Melbourne, MENTAL: Head Inside, is a young person-led take on mental health featuring more than 20 interdisciplinary projects from around the globe.
Kate Bohunnis works both with and against what she calls the “tired traditions” of gender stereotypes, creating steel and textile sculptures that inhabit a liminal zone between artificially imposed binaries, now showing at COMA gallery.
Fresh Material at Perc Tucker Regional Gallery sees 20 artists transcend conventional ideas of textile art, looking at the medium’s materiality and social resonance, whether that’s through Indigenous culture, queer theory, diaspora or the representation of women.
In 1985, the National Gallery of Victoria purchased Picasso’s Weeping Woman for $1.6 million, the most a public gallery had spent on an artwork. On year later, the painting was stolen and held ransom. Now, this unsolved mystery is being explored in the new SBS series FRAMED.
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