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news May 06, 2017
The Art Gallery of SA’s crowded rooms of images and sculptures overwhelm the opportunity of its Versus Rodin exhibition to pit contemporary artists against the figurative master.
news February 18, 2017
Richard Long, Vernon Ah Kee and Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Amid a deluge of data, land and lore tell a compelling story of the actual over the virtual world.
news March 25, 2017
Visions of Utopia and Superposition of three types
Two exhibitions of utopian abstraction enable comparison of pure ideological approaches with something gentler. The latter is more satisfying.
recipe December 17, 2016
Nude: Art from the Tate collection
An AGNSW exhibition of iconic nudes on loan from Tate Britain pays homage to our fascination with the human form.
news November 19, 2016
MONA’s ‘On the Origin of Art’
MONA’s On the Origin of Art features curation by a cognitive scientist, a professor of literature, a psychologist and an evolutionary neurobiologist.
news October 15, 2016
Architect Vo Trong Nghia meditates on creative process
Nature and the interdependence of all things are the keys to architect Vo Trong Nghia creations.
recipe September 10, 2016
‘Degas: A New Vision’ at the NGV
Edgar Degas’ early emphasis on the line in masterful renditions of nudes, dancers and horses gave way as his sight faltered, leading to his most interesting paintings.
news August 13, 2016
Nicholas Mangan’s ‘Limits to Growth’
Nicholas Mangan explores the tension between capital and dwindling natural resources, and how they come together in the grim story of asylum seekers held on Nauru.
recipe July 30, 2016
Diane Arbus: American Portraits
Diane Arbus’s intimate portraits are the work of a transgressive artist seeking to portray the almost invisible human truth.
news June 18, 2016
Tang: Treasures from the Silk Road capital
An exhibition of Tang dynasty art and objects shows how possessions – even in death – signified power.
news April 23, 2016
The 20th Sydney Biennale
Stephanie Rosenthal's sprawling 20th Biennale of Sydney references Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square and Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror.