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
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
The paintings by Rembrandt, Degas, Manet and Vermeer might have vanished, but the intrigue about the robbery has never faded.
- by Thomas Mitchell
The couple saw brushes and paint cans in front of a paint-splattered canvas at a gallery in a Seoul shopping mall. So they added a few brush strokes.
- by Youmi Kim and Mike Ives
Painter Guy Warren, turns 100 on April 16. Retirement? “An absurdity.” A raft of new exhibitions proves his staying power.
- by John McDonald
Dutch police have arrested a suspect in the theft last year of two valuable paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Frans Hals from different museums, a spokeswoman said.
- by Mike Corder
Gamilaroi artist Kerry Toomey draws on mourning and loss, as well as joyful memories of aunties in their Sunday best. And that’s plenty to hang a hat on.
- by Nick Galvin
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
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
The first female winner of the Archibald Prize faced ridicule from an art world who thought a woman’s place was in the home. Nora Heysen is now considered one of Australia’s great portrait painters but it took 62 years before her work was hung in the National Portrait Gallery.
- by Jennifer Higgie
MONA’s senior curator says the gallery and its associated festivals will examine “new thinking, ideas and initiatives” in coming weeks and months.
- by Broede Carmody