Patrick Hartigan
is a Sydney-based artist.

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Art 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.

Art 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.

Art 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.

Art March 19, 2016

Lloyd Rees drawings at the Museum of Sydney

Lloyd Rees’s works remind that drawing is an expression of connectedness to our surroundings.

Art February 20, 2016

El Anatsui: Five Decades

A major show of Ghanaian-born artist El Anatsui’s opulent sculptures folds and weaves scrap metals with ancient histories.

Art December 19, 2015

Grayson Perry’s ‘My Pretty Little Art Career’

My Pretty Little Art Career puts Grayson Perry’s life of self-examination on display, from his kinky ceramics to works angrier but no less colourful.

Art September 12, 2015

Robert MacPherson at GOMA

A new exhibition of works by Robert MacPherson at GOMA showcases an artist for whom life, art and work are inextricably bound.

Art July 18, 2015

Moving pictures in Sydney galleries

A string of group shows at commercial galleries make a virtue of the conversations that can be had between paintings.

Art June 13, 2015

Art as a Verb takes over Artspace

An exhibition about action in art prompts the question: Can you have the vigour without the rigour?