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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.

Nine Powerpoints on John Berger

Nine Powerpoints on John Berger

W H ChongJan 9, 20172 Comments

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

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.

Ladies and Gentlemen, Ai Weiwei Won't Shut Up

Ladies and Gentlemen, Ai Weiwei Won’t Shut Up

W H ChongApr 1, 2016

Andy Warhol was an art giant — is Ai Weiwei just standing on his shoulders, or on an altogether different planet?

Whistler's Mom & Other Marketing Exaggerations

Whistler’s Mom & Other Marketing Exaggerations

W H ChongMar 24, 20162 Comments

The most famous mother in art history comes to the NGV. How good is it?

How to Paint a Novelist: Michelle de Kretser

How to Paint a Novelist: Michelle de Kretser

W H ChongOct 20, 2015

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.

Sex, Private Life and the Photographer

Sex, Private Life and the Photographer

W H ChongSep 11, 2015

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

Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015

Ballarat International Foto Biennale 2015

W H ChongAug 28, 2015

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

Interview with Creative Superstar, David Pearson

Interview with Creative Superstar, David Pearson

W H ChongAug 21, 2015

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

Double Trouble: Photos To Make You Look Twice

Double Trouble: Photos To Make You Look Twice

W H ChongAug 7, 2015

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.