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The Secret Mystical Paintings of International Art Sensation, Hilma af Klint

The visionary Swedish artist’s enormous colourful artworks were hidden from the world for decades. Now, they are on show at Art Gallery of...

Creative People

A Truly Magical Tapestry Collaboration Between Local Artists + Weavers

Works by Eugenia Lim, Atong Atem, Troy Emery and Hayley Millar Baker were recrafted as tapestries by weavers at the Australian Tapestry Work...

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: 'Here, In My Mind', By Amalia Keefer

We're so excited to be hosting the debut solo show from this promising young artist – and pre-sales are now open!

Art

The Astounding Finalists Of The 100th Archibald Prize

Australia's highest portrait honour counts Grace Tame, Rachel Perkins, Del Kathryn Barton, Ben Quilty, Craig Foster and more amongst its pai...

Art

A Look Inside Patricia Piccinini’s Epic New Exhibition At Flinders Street Ballroom

The world renowned artist takes us through 'A Miracle Constantly Repeated', her immersive new installation in one of Melbourne's most iconic...

Indigenous Art

Building New Legacies With The Hermannsburg Potters

The Hermannsburg Potters are a famous Indigenous artist collective located in Ntaria on Western Aranda Country, painting vivid stories of Co...

Creative People

Carving Softness From Stone With Carol Crawford

The Sydney-based sculptor guides us through her unfurling, flowering forms made from alabaster, stone, bronze and marble.

Fundraiser

The TDF Kids Art Awards WINNERS!

Meet the five talented winners and 15 runners up of the TDF Kids Art Awards, proudly presented by Honan.

Indigenous Art

A Mother-And-Son Duo Telling Stories Of Central Queensland Through Quilts + Painting

Artist and Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal man Dale Harding and his mother, renowned textile artist Kate Harding, exhibit works together for...

Art

See The First Museum Survey Of Artist Stanislava Pinchuk’s Work At Heide

The first career survey of artist Stanislava Pinchuk (formerly known as Miso) is now open at Heide.

Creative People

Behind The Scenes Of 'Rone In Geelong’ – Opening This Weekend!

See a retrospective of artist Rone's work to date at Geelong Gallery from Saturday February 27 to Sunday May 16, 2021.

Art

11 Affordable, Emerging Painters You Should Know!

From landscapes and surrealism to portraits and abstract art, these local artists are going BIG places.

Studio Visit

Amazingly Colourful Abstract Art By Amalia Keefer

The self-taught Queensland-based painter creates palettes from everyday household moments and then transforms them into gentle, fluid artwor...

Art

10 Unmissable Exhibitions To See In 2021!

From an immersive Mirka Mora survey to a record-breaking retrospective of Swedish visionary Hilma af Klint's lost artworks fresh from the Gu...

Art

The Nomadic Artist Who Is Always Painting On The Road

Emily Imeson lives her life out of a four wheel drive, travelling the country in pursuit of new landscapes to paint! Her solo show, 'Ancient...
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Walk These Streets' By Marc Martin

The talented artist and illustrator returns to TDF Collect for his second solo show, 'Walk These Streets', an exhibition of 14 watercolour p...

Studio Visit

Inside Meg Walter’s Lyrical Landscapes

We visit the artist's rainforest-surrounded studio, ahead of her new solo exhibition at Michael Reid in Sydney.
Sasha Gattermayr

Art

Ceramic Artist Nicolette Johnson Gives Us 'High Spirits'

The Brisbane-based artist talks create revelations and new ways of working in 2020, ahead of her show 'High Spirits' at Sophie Gannon Galler...
Sasha Gattermayr

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