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"The Tent" :: is apocalyse now?

On Rick Amor's great painting of a tent. By W.H. Chong.

Is Gerhard Richter the world's greatest living artist?

Is Gerhard Richter the world's greatest living artist?

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

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

Nine Powerpoints on John Berger

Nine Powerpoints on John Berger

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

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

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

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

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

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

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