The award-winning, stunning image that captures the ‘strong silence’ of its subject

Veteran Indigenous photographer Wayne Quilliam has won the $50,000 National Photographic Portrait Prize with an image…

The mysterious migration of eels unmasked by the Australian Museum

Burra, which means eel in the Dharug language, is an important animal in many First Nations…

No one is safe from Melbourne’s brutally honest and fearless meme-makers

To the rest of Australia, Melbourne is easy to mock. Melburnians are often derided as a…

‘Spider woman’ spins the intangible into artworks

The work of acclaimed Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota has always been deeply personal, often drawn from…

The best things to see and do in Melbourne in July

Now that we’ve well and truly rolled into winter, events throughout July in Melbourne (and surrounds!…

The best things to see and do in Sydney in July

Sydney doesn’t have a reputation for being the most fun place to be in winter, but…

The show where talking is just as important as selling art

When Indigenous artists Bronwen Smith and Gavin Chatfield set up stall at the annual National Indigenous…

One of the most original artists of his generation, Colin Lanceley deserves his place in art history

For more than a thousand years the west was obsessed with the classical culture of Greece…

Want to peek inside Melbourne’s finest mansions and buildings? This is your chance

Like many Melburnians, Ying-Lan Dann has long been fascinated by the Mission to Seafarers, in Docklands.…

These real-life Willy Wonkas are tinkering at the borders of taste

There’s often a moment in a Zoom where you just have to ask about that thing…

Enjoy your sculptures by the sea? Wait until you see them in the Snowies

It’s said there are distinct personality differences between those who prefer the mountains or the seashore.…

From Bondi to Batlow: new sculpture walk to aid bushfire recovery

Sculpture by the Sea has seeded a new outdoor sculpture trail linking towns impacted by the…

Why is a major Sydney arts festival ‘working with Google’ to offer an unpaid internship?

With free admission to all its events the Biennale of Sydney is forthright in its belief…

Who hated Robert Menzies enough to take a knife to his official portrait?

It was mid-morning on March 5, 1954, in Robert Menzies’ Australia, and a group of tourists…

Willow Grove relocation process in turmoil after National Trust pulls out

The historic villa of Willow Grove, which was for the $915 million Parramatta Powerhouse, is lying…

Here to stay or will they go away? Either way, NFTs have transformed Australian art

In a world awash with acronyms, there’s one that has a particular power to make hackles…

First glimpse at plans for Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo

Concept plans for the $500 million Powerhouse Museum renovations at Ultimo foreshadow a new entrance, public…

Ensign for the times: Forget the new flagpole, we need a new flag

My fellow New South Welshers, as you sit down on Sunday night to watch the State…

Another Tiwi Islander makes her mark on footy’s big stage

The Tiwi Islands have already made an indelible mark on Australian rules football, now an islander…

Giant robot mechs and walking sushi: Inside the mind of Vivid’s youngest star

The youngest artist ever to feature in was helping his older brother make stop-motion videos with…

‘Pissed off’ and political: Blak Douglas on his Archibald Prize-winning work

Sydney-based Dunghutti artist Blak Douglas painted 14 dark, flat-bottomed clouds hovering around the fierce face of…