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From a new art market platform to a commission to mark the national apology to Child Sexual Abuse, ArtsHub recaps the week's arts news.
Anger across the sector as NSW Premier orders the Sydney Opera House to be used for horse racing advertisement – protested last night as lights turned on.
Craft is a global movement – it’s a human movement – and a new Festival of short film leverages our screen-based lives to encourage interest in the handmade.
A portrait of him won the Archibald Prize in 1966, a Melbourne hotel was named after him, and he even wrote a manifesto that shaped Australian art history. Blackman’s legacy is great.
Elizabeth W. Scott has been named Executive Director, Create NSW, heading up the State’s peak arts and screen organisation.
Devenport brings international perspective to Adelaide, and is the first female director in the gallery's history.
In a world premiere, the exhibition ‘Mandela My Life’ will bring Mandela's rich legacy to life through rare objects and archives.
Using an origami form that is intended to connect the city and community through a nexus of design, MPavilion is inviting submissions to join Carme Pinós’ vision.
The NSW Regional Cultural Fund has committed $8.592 million to Bundanon Trust, and the future development of Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property.
The people-pleasing dot installations of Japanese artists Yayoi Yusama are sure to drive crowds to Canberra, thanks to a major new acquisition.
British textile artist Jess de Wahls will travel to the Blue Mountains in June to present her exhibition Big Swinging Ovaries.
With artists owed $200,000 following the collapse of independent event management company, JumpClimb, Fringe World is taking action to assist.
A multi-sensory living installation displaying endangered Indigenous Australian grassland species will interrogate architecture’s responsibility to environmental rehabilitation.
After a prolonged battle with cancer, photographer Polixeni Papapetrou has died at 57.
The son of a Hunter Valley farmer will lead Australia's top visual arts institution into its future. Who is Nick Mitzevich and how healthy is the NGA, which he now steers?
APY Art Collective opens a gallery in the heart of Sydney as part of a vision for best representation and best practice.
A new program led by the British Council pairs Australian and British arts colleagues from minority and First Nations backgrounds to affect future decision making.
Does alcohol lubricate our creativity or stifle our best work? Creatives weigh in on how sober stints have impacted their creative process and offer advice for rethinking your relationship with alcohol.
Creative ageing is a two-fold problem: the crisis of our artists ageing into poverty, and the lack of sustainability in training and programs as a broader public ages creatively.
Artshub takes a look at how the rise of cultural tourism is trickling into regional Australia and towards bespoke individual offerings, with the revised thinking as "creative tourism".
A recent panel discussion at Sydney Contemporary unpacked the ideas around how the performed body can either uphold or defy systems of oppression and identity.
Sydney Contemporary art fair was the setting for a long overdue debate on ‘gender discounting’ within the contemporary art market.
William Kentridge shared wisdoms of life in the studio – including embracing stupidity, bastardry and saying no – during his recent visit to Sydney for his AGNSW exhibition.
NAVA’s Esther Anatolitis turns to UNESCO and Canadian legislation with the Status of the Artist Act as a guiding model for Australia.
New Zealand's Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage says art should be for the many, not the few.
Artists do their best work when they feel confident to play, when they feel they are not being judged, when they are spoken to with respect.
The leadership of any organisation in sport, the arts or the corporate world must have a clear understanding of its values and standards, and be able to react to a breach straight away.
Artist Vernon Ah Kee believes there is an endemic problem that sits core to our galleries and the way we talk about Aboriginal art, which can only be solved by empowering black voices.
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Curated by Kentridge himself, this is a great celebration of creative engagement and its capacity to dovetail into every aspect of life.
The National Gallery of Australia had one of the largest acquisition budgets in the world in the 70s. A new exhibition forces us to question the value of the arts today.
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MTC’s revival brings a robust render to the narrative of unavoidable corruption in a money-made society.
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