visual art

visual art October 9, 2021

Reversible Destiny: Australian and Japanese Contemporary Photography

A Tokyo exhibition of Australian and Japanese photographers explores how the image affects history, memory and our notions of self.

visual art October 2, 2021

Brent Harris’s The Stations revamp

Brent Harris returns to the subject that helped build his reputation more than three decades ago, The Stations.

visual art August 28, 2021

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

The 36th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards on display in Darwin amply demonstrates the range and quality of contemporary First Nations visual art.

visual art August 21, 2021

White Male Artist

A mischievous work of conceptual art aims to critique the multimillion-dollar art market in NFTs – and the joke might ultimately be on the buyers.

visual art August 14, 2021

Barbara Hanrahan’s Bee-stung Lips

On the 30th anniversary of her death, a survey of printed works gathers together the subversive, suburban world of artist and author Barbara Hanrahan.

visual art August 7, 2021

Elizabeth Newman

Elizabeth Newman makes paintings that are rich with formal truths, as subtle and private as poetry.

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.