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Art

Studio Visit

Georgia Spain's Abstract Paintings Capture The Chaos Of Our Times

The Melbourne artist's new exhibition reflects tumultuous world events and news cycles, with a poetic sense of ambiguity.
Christina Karras

Exhibition

10 Artists Transform Discarded Archaeological Fragments In New Exhibition, 'Unearthed'

Discarded fragments from the Metro Tunnel dig in Melbourne are given new life in Craft Victoria's new exhibition, 'Unearthed'.

Studio Visit

Why The Internet Is In Love With Libby Haines’ Beautiful Still-Life Paintings

Melbourne artist Libby Haines' works are a wonderfully messy reflection of everyday life - and they sell out on Instagram within seconds!
Christina Karras
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Exhibition

The NGA’s Cressida Campbell Exhibition Celebrates Her Glorious 40-Year Career

A studio visit with Cressida Campbell, ahead of her exciting survey exhibition at the National Gallery Of Australia.

Aboriginal Art

This Vibrant Exhibition Brings Together Traditional Sculpture + Contemporary Art For A Story On Legacy

Brunswick Street Gallery presents 'Aak Puul: Art From The Wik & Kugu Region'; a bold showcase of the strength of Wik Kugu culture. 

Studio Visit

An Artist’s Home Bursting With Her Own Beautiful Golden-Toned Paintings

The Melbourne artist's home has been taken over by her abstract, expressive artworks ahead of her latest solo exhibition!
Christina Karras

Studio Visit

Meet The Award-Winning Young Ceramicist Making Intriguing Sculptures

Local ceramicist Jess Graham’s organic, 'bulging' creations won two awards last year, and the emerging maker's star is on the rise!
Christina Karras

Aboriginal Art

Iwantja Arts Take To New York City, With A ‘Rock N Roll’ Exhibition!

Celebrated Indulkana artists Vincent Namatjira and Kaylene Whiskey spent a week in ‘The Big Apple’ exhibiting their work.

Aboriginal Art

Announcing The Winners Of The 2022 Telstra NATSIAA!

See the winners and finalists from the most prestigious award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, the 2022 Telstra NATSIAA!

Aboriginal Art

Meriam and Yupungathi Man Chris Bassi On Capturing The Nostalgia Of Home

In her latest column Koorie woman Jirra Lulla Harvey visits artist, Meriam and Yupungathi man, Chris Bassi.
Jirra Lulla Harvey

Exhibition

The Must-See Artists + Galleries At Melbourne’s Affordable Art Fair

The Affordable Art Fair is returning to Melbourne in September with a spectacular line-up of artists, and we have VIP passes to give away!
Christina Karras

Exhibition

Three Artists Celebrate The Natural World In A Tactile New Exhibition

Painter Minna Leunig, ceramicist Monique Robinson, and sculptor Lana Launay explore the world around us in Saint Cloche's latest showcase, '...
Christina Karras

Studio Visit

The Captivating Landscape Paintings Of Marina Rolfe

The Melbourne artist and masters student at the Victorian College of the Arts takes us behind her abstract landscapes.
Christina Karras

Exhibition

Stacey Rees' Latest Exhibition Explores Flamboyant Colours + Feminine Forms

Artist Stacey Rees shares insights into her latest exhibition of portraiture, 'Tropic of Capricorn' – on now at Saint Cloche!
Christina Karras

Aboriginal Art

A Reflective Exhibition At Craft Victoria Exploring 'The Everywhen'

Koorie/Yorta Yorta woman Shahn Stewart and Koorie man Eden Fiske of Alchemy Orange have guest-curated an exhibition at Craft Victoria, explo...

Art

Artist Cressida Campbell Is Finally Getting The Spotlight She Deserves

A new exhibition at the NGA brings together more than 140 works from the artist's life and unique practice.

Studio Visit

Kuku Yalanji Artist Tiarna Herczeg Creates Colourful Maps Of Country

The emerging artist shares how they found their creative voice and intuitive painting style, as their latest solo show opens in Sydney.
Christina Karras

Aboriginal Art

Artist and Yindjibarndi Elder Wendy Hubert On Mapping Country + Culture

Our new columnist Jirra Lulla Harvey talks to respected Yindjibarndi Elder, artist, Cultural Custodian and linguist, Wendy Hubert about Coun...
Jirra Lulla Harvey

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