visual art

visual art July 31, 2021

A Biography of Daphne

ACCA’s A Biography of Daphne uses the Greek myth to explore contemporary notions of transformation.

visual art July 24, 2021

French artist Camille Henrot

The work of French artist Camille Henrot – one of the most compelling creators of her generation – ignores the boundaries of forms and ideas.

visual art July 24, 2021

Illuminate festival

Adelaide’s inaugural Illuminate festival offers a mixed bag of work, from the indifferent to the revelatory.

visual art July 17, 2021

Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum

The art of Francisco Goya demands that we bear witness to the horrors of war, both then and now.

visual art July 10, 2021

Diaspora, Psyche

In his show Diaspora, Psyche John Young’s works cut through reductionist identity politics.

visual art July 10, 2021

Dušan and Voitre Marek

A rare joint exhibition of Czech–Australian surrealists Dušan and Voitre Marek traces the connections within the brothers’ divergent lives.

visual art July 3, 2021

Crone

Tasmanian artist Sally Rees explores the archetypal figure of the crone and its implications for older women in her new exhibition at MONA.

visual art June 26, 2021

Artist and activist Richard Bell

Richard Bell’s prescient work and unapologetic polemics have paved the way for an entire generation of contemporary Indigenous artists.

visual art June 19, 2021

Hilma af Klint

The visionary abstractions of Hilma af Klint – now on show in a luminous exhibition at the AGNSW – demand that the history of Modernism be rewritten.

visual art June 12, 2021

Shadow Boxer

As Maitland Regional Art Gallery’s exhibition Shadow Boxer demonstrates, there are strong parallels between the making of art and the art of boxing.

visual art June 12, 2021

Performance artist Mike Parr

Mike Parr is Australia’s most-celebrated performance artist. His latest work undoes assumptions about what it means to look and to see.