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Victoria needs injection of culture as well as vaccines
Opinion
City life

Victoria needs injection of culture as well as vaccines

If you want to create more jobs, the next set of opportunities lies not with more overpasses and tunnels, but with investment in culture and the knowledge economy.

  • by Jon Faine

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GRIMM presents fairytale heroes as never before

GRIMM presents fairytale heroes as never before

This contemporary ballet by Francesco Ventriglia brings to life Snow White, The Frog Prince, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel in a sophisticated and unexpected update of the old fairytales.

  • by Jill Sykes
Part art, part architecture, new museum makes an eye-catching entrance

Part art, part architecture, new museum makes an eye-catching entrance

A world-first innovation at Melbourne University’s soon-to-open Science Gallery has turned the bricks around the entrance into an animated digital artwork.

  • by Nick Miller
Streeton’s Venetian masterpiece, hidden for a century, set for auction

Streeton’s Venetian masterpiece, hidden for a century, set for auction

Arthur Streeton’s finest European painting, his magnificent depiction of Venice’s Grand Canal, is going to auction for the first time in more than a century.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien
Surprise! The pandemic improved the standard of drawing in Australia
Opinion
Spectrum

Surprise! The pandemic improved the standard of drawing in Australia

The standard of entries in this year’s Dobell Drawing Prize prove lockdown has been good for art.

  • by John McDonald
Dazzling lasers the highlight of low-key Arts House return

Dazzling lasers the highlight of low-key Arts House return

Housewarming at Arts House is a celebration of the experimental vanguard of the performing arts - and Robin Fox’s galactic lightshow is the best of a mixed bunch.

  • by Cameron Woodhead
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An unfinished landscape: She-Oak show sheds new light on classics

An unfinished landscape: She-Oak show sheds new light on classics

The NGV’s new exhibition of Australian Impressionism is beautiful and absorbing. It also breaks new ground - but not as much as it could have.

  • by Tiarney Miekus
New Netflix documentary explores world’s greatest art mystery

New Netflix documentary explores world’s greatest art mystery

The paintings by Rembrandt, Degas, Manet and Vermeer might have vanished, but the intrigue about the robbery has never faded.

  • by Thomas Mitchell
How to unlock music as key to the art of remembering

How to unlock music as key to the art of remembering

Music from the past seems to unlock the doors to the kingdom of the brain in people with Alzheimer’s.

  • by Lisa Genova
All the lonely creatures: a trip into Shaun Tan’s mind

All the lonely creatures: a trip into Shaun Tan’s mind

A new exhibition of work by the artist explores a powerful theme: misfits, outcasts and horrors, trying to find their place in the world.

  • by Clare Millar
‘Why wasn’t I born a man?’: children aim to right an artistic wrong

‘Why wasn’t I born a man?’: children aim to right an artistic wrong

The story of Judith Perrey, a mostly forgotten painter from the first half of the 20th century, raises unresolved questions about gender bias in Australian art.

  • by Nick Miller