Controversy + Art = Impact Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles Fred Williams in the You Yangs: a turning point for Australian art 'He changed the way we see our country: an achievement which will live long after all of us are gone.' – John Brack. Funding galleries and museums – the real issue Judith White says its really not that hard to get arts funding right in NSW; we just have to drop the push for the icon building and think cross sector excellence. The value of the regional blockbuster The big name, big traffic exhibitions are not the exclusive domain of city venues, and the proven trend that 'regions attract' is moving into other forms of collaboration. Are we finally counting right? A push for greater gender equality in exhibitions at major art museums appears to have gained traction, but can the spike be sustained? (Premium content) Premium content Deborah Stone Thursday 19 July, 2012 Christ covered in hundreds and thousands. A pig’s head. A naked child. A human ear growing out of a rat. Why we love art that upsets us? This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Deborah Stone is Editor of ArtsHub.