Patrick Hartigan
is a Sydney-based artist.

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Portrait September 24, 2016

MUMA curator Helen Hughes

In conversation with MUMA's new curator.

Art 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.

Art 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.

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.