The spirit—and studio—of Margaret Olley lives on
A new exhibition at Tweed Regional Gallery has preserved the relocated studio of Australian painter Margaret Olley, with her work providing inspiration for a new series of paintings by Mirra Whale, India Mark and Laura Jones.
Yhonnie Scarce’s glass works are a glistening, poignant exploration of how nuclear testing affected First Nations people
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.
Must-sees at this year’s Melbourne Art Fair
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.
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Wedgwood celebrates the ornate alongside the practical
An exhibition at David Roche Foundation pays tribute to Staffordshire-born Josiah Wedgwood (1730-1795) and his eponymous pottery company, featuring rare, valuable and ornate pieces, as well as “grandma’s good china”.
Sydney Festival centres water and weaving–and a giant octopus
Currently in full swing, this year’s Sydney Festival features scores of artists and events—all centered around the harbour, the event is looking towards the sea.
George Byrne creates a synthetic reality
George Byrne’s artwork has an otherworldly quality to it, blurring the lines between natural and artificial through photography, collage, and digital manipulation. His latest exhibition, Synethetica, is now showing at Olsen Gallery.