Three of Sydney’s largest cultural institutions, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia are curating a new city-wide exhibition to showcase and support Australian art. Taking place over a six year period, The National: New Australian Art will present three editions in 2017, 2019 and 2021, connecting The Domain, Redfern and Circular Quay. Acting as the only large scale, multi-venue art exhibition that Sydney has to offer, the event will act as a counterpart to the Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest contemporary arts festival.... Read More | Share it now!
As we walked into Cocktails & Canvas, there is a weird sensation that passes over me – I’m not creative in the slightest. I’m just a budding journalist who types words down and speaks into a microphone, the idea of actually painting something just seems so far out that I’d freak out if I made something of significance.... Read More | Share it now!
“The exhibition at Sydney Olympic Park has so many elements, including educational resources, people’s choice awards, and other elements that help students, teachers, and the general public, all engage with, and not feel distant from the artworks.” – Curator, Danielle Gullotta.... Read More | Share it now!
2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, arguably the most famous name in English literature. Ready to usher in this literary milestone, the University of Queensland has put together an impressive line-up of events. These include public lectures, symposiums, film screenings, and of course, theatrical performances, all aimed at celebrating the incredible oeuvre of a glove-maker’s son.... Read More | Share it now!
For those in their last year of high school, being creative and combining that with theoretical lessons from teachers can be challenging, but in the end fulfilling. ARTEXPRESS 2016 is currently showcasing 45 artworks by the 2015 New South Wales Higher School Certificate Visual Arts student cohort that have seemingly been able to considerably put these together. The works are a glorious insight into the future of artistic creativity in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!
Recently opened at the UQ Art Museum, ephemeral traces: Brisbane’s artist-run scene in the 1980s is a sister exhibition to their 2012 offering Return to sender, exploring the work of a select group of Brisbane artists during the mid 1980s.... Read More | Share it now!
When the Sex Pistols‘ TV interview with the journalist Bill Grundy broke up in a barrage of four-letter words in November 1976, the incident and its aftermath filled the front pages of Britain’s tabloid press for an entire week. From this moment Punk entered the British consciousness and quickly spread around the world.... Read More | Share it now!