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Is Gerhard Richter the world's greatest living artist?

Is Gerhard Richter the world’s greatest living artist?

W H ChongJan 11, 2018 1

Brisbane's Gallery of Modern Art survey show goes a long way to answering the question.

Hobart: It's DARK, it's MOFO

Hobart: It’s DARK, it’s MOFO

W H ChongJun 16, 2017

It's winter in Tasmania and the harvest is performance art garnished with Goth.

John Clarke, We Need You More Than Ever

John Clarke, We Need You More Than Ever

W H ChongApr 11, 2017

Kind, dry and cheerful, John Clarke was a comic genius "interested in everything, but nothing else."

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O, bummer (POTUS 2017)

O, bummer (POTUS 2017)

W H ChongJan 23, 2017

Rump, rear, arse, behind, butt — America's short-term future is a bummer

Nine Powerpoints on John Berger

Nine Powerpoints on John Berger

W H ChongJan 9, 2017 2

John Berger (1926-2017) was one of the most influential critics of the last fifty years, extracting radical content from tradition.

Dylan's Nobel: Pointless and Stupid:

Dylan’s Nobel: Pointless and Stupid:

W H ChongOct 18, 2016 4

The Nobel Prize Committee is out of its depth.

It’s Painting, Stupid! Why Painting Will Never Die

It’s Painting, Stupid! Why Painting Will Never Die

W H ChongSep 23, 2016

Critic and painters stouch, but people will keep on painting.

DEFEND OZ LIT #2: Richard Flanagan

DEFEND OZ LIT #2: Richard Flanagan

W H ChongJun 20, 2016

This is the second in a series of e-posters of Australian authors and overseas colleagues speaking up for their rights. Watch this space for more, from Magda Szubanski, Jonathan Franzen, Jackie French, Toni Jordan, Jeanette Winterson, Tom Keneally, Mem Fox, Garth Nix and friends.

DEFEND OZ LIT #1: Tim Winton

DEFEND OZ LIT #1: Tim Winton

W H ChongJun 17, 2016

This is the first in a series of e-posters of Australian authors and overseas colleagues speaking up for their rights. Watch this space for more, from Richard Flanagan, Magda Szubanski, Jonathan Franzen, Jackie French, Toni Jordan, Jeanette Winterson, Tom Keneally and friends.

Purple Reign

Purple Reign

W H ChongApr 22, 2016

(Never) growing up with Prince.