How to break into writing and stay the distance
Advice for newcomers from some of the nominees of this year's Australian Prime Minister's Literary Awards.
Arts podcasts we’ve escaped to in 2021
After another big year of ups and downs, we can find refuge and entertainment in arts podcasts from 2021.
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10 artists who use water as their medium
Making a splash, these contemporary artists challenge the gallery’s white cube and create a conservator’s nightmare, but people love to…
10 glass artists you should know
From elegant minimalism to quirky fantasy worlds, the ancient medium of glass is continually reinventing itself.
10 gems from Tim Minchin
VIDEO: 10 witty and wise pieces of advice from comedian and musician Tim Minchin. The first video in our new…
Banksy's top ten
Street artist Banksy is the focus of an unauthorised exhibition in Melbourne this summer, complete with food trucks and cocktails.
When car paint is a girl's best friend
Not a diamond in sight, but this contemporary jewellery will make you drool over pieces made of gardening equipment, velcro…
8 gold medal artworks to cheer the Olympics
To mark the opening of the Olympics, we walk through some of the most important artworks celebrating sport.
Light wars pit art against projections
Dripping paint on the walls of the MCA this week is a symptom of the profile of light festivals. But…