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Chloé, the French nude by Jules Joseph Lefebvre, is an Australian cultural icon.
The son of Italian migrants, Steve Lopes explores how cultural and psychological identity can evolve and expand in an Australian environment, with its “intensity of colour and light”, as he puts it. His latest show is at Orange Regional Gallery.
Confined 13 shows how art can change lives. With 400 works created by First Nations artists either currently in or recently released from Victorian prisons, the exhibition is a tribute to how artistic expression strengthens a person’s connection to their story and culture, while giving further artistic possibilities.
Known as one of Australia’s preeminent art collecting couples, South African emigres Gene and Brian Sherman’s private art collection “bears testament to our life and love as a couple”. Having collected over 900 pieces by artists including Janet Laurence and Ai Weiwei, Gene explains why some of this collection is going to auction—but amidst this is an even bigger conversation on art itself, migration, asylum seekers and posterity.
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