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How to Paint a Novelist: Michelle de Kretser

A painter’s notes on making a portrait. Plus, see the author speak about her writing and her portrait, in front of the picture at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.

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Sex, Private Life and the Photographer

Self-exposing imagery — it’s everywhere! But see how an artist makes nakedness beautiful inside and out. Plus, an instant beach classic.

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Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015

Slow down in Ballarat, to a 60th of a second. The Foto Biennale is back, stopping time across the world.

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Interview with Creative Superstar, David Pearson

How does a great creative mind work? The design superstar tells us, before his appearances in Sydney, Aug 25 and Melbourne, Aug 29.

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Double Trouble: Photos To Make You Look Twice

The Ballarat International Foto Biennale opens in two weeks. Meanwhile here’s a show that uses photography in an unorthodox way to very unusual effect.

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The Trumpet of Modernism in the Art of Australia

How noisy is a triumph? Does male is Modernism, and does look like the past in the 21st century?

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The Art of Myuran Sukumaran: dispatches from emotional battle lines

Thinking about the emotive art of a condemned prisoner while on holiday in Jogjakarta.

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Summer Art Shortlist

Diligently enjoying the holidays I neglected posting. Here’s my summer art recommendations while the year is still half in bed and the roads are loose. Cartoons Are Us David Shrigley : Life and Life Drawing at NGV St Kilda Rd till Mar 15 Mambo: 30 years of shelf indulgence at NGV Fed Sq till Feb […]

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Last chance to see the naked Greek dudes

A philosopher, a discus thrower and an erotic couple enter a room. Yes, it’s the British Museum at the Bendigo Gallery. Last days! Do yourself a favour!

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Whisson of Oz, the Great and Powerful

A show of recent pictures by our greatest living painter, Ken Whisson.

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