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.
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.
Nadine Christensen’s survey exhibition at Buxton Contemporary spans more than two decades of her practice, bringing together 80 works that explore the quotidian with substantial depth and humour.
From art crushes to parenting to why she largely uses black-and-white images, we caught up with Gunditjmara artist Hayley Millar Baker to ask 20 quick questions about her 2022 survey show at Flinders University Museum of Art, and how her images speak to Aboriginal experiences and memory.
The largest exhibition of Lee Miller’s work shown in Australia in over 30 years, including that shot of her in Hitler’s bathtub, is currently at Heide Museum of Modern Art.
The new queer photography festival Queer PHOTO takes over Melbourne’s West, featuring the likes of Peter Waples-Crowe, Salote Tawale and Karla Dickens.