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MAMA CEO Blair French and 2024 National Photography Prize guest judge Nici Cumpston standing next to ‘Four Days Before Winter’, a series of work by Ellen Dahl. Photo: Jeremy Weihrauch. The photos are displayed in varying scales in a dim gallery space, showing flowing hills.
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Landscape work that encourages ‘concentrated looking’ wins 2024 National Photography Prize

Ellen Dahl takes home the $30,000 National Photography Prize with lens-based works that centres the Norwegian archipelago, Svalbard.

Jumaadi, ‘Malaikat [Angel I]’, 2019-. Acrylic on buffalo hide. Collection of the artist. Image: Supplied. A detailed work depicting two figures flying with white wings and meeting each other in the centre. They both have two eyes on the side of their heads. In the background is an irregular oval with a circle of trees inside and a white bird on the bottom right corner.
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Forming amicable relations between adversarial nations through art

Australian and Indonesian artists traverse a political divide to find common ground and bring distinct ways of addressing shared concerns.

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THE LUME Melbourne

Leonardo da Vinci at THE LUME Melbourne

An inspiring journey through Leonardo da Vinci's life including original pages from his notebooks, machine inventions, a digital art experience…

a montage of sepia toned 18th and 19th century illustrated portraits of 18th and 19th century Australian convicts and First Nations people.
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Major new museum show unshackles convict stories from myth

The exhibition spotlights freedom fighters among Australia’s early convicts to reframe well-worn narratives around their fates as dispossessed victims. Instead,…

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City of Moreton Bay

Barely Wearable: Body adornment for the age of overconsumption

Discover this collection of 'wearable' artworks to celebrate the intrinsic beauty of found objects.

Jean Béraud, ‘The Entrance to the 1889 Universal Exhibition’ 1889, oil on wood. Image: Musée Carnavalet © CC0 Paris Musées/Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris. A painting featuring a bustling scene of people gathering on empty ground with the Eiffel Tower in the distance, poles with French flag and trees. There seems to be excited among the crowd.
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An exclusive taste of historic Paris in Victoria’s heritage city

The Musée Carnavalet has developed an exclusive exhibition for Bendigo Art Gallery that will bring the dynamic atmosphere of turn-of-the-century…

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Cultural tourism: international exhibitions and art fairs in 2024

Need an excuse to travel? Why not plan a trip around a major exhibition, art fair or biennale this year?

Candice Lin, ‘Lithium Sex Demons in the Factory’, 2023. Photo: Izzy Leung. A spaced washed in red lights with large-scale oval vessels standing on rustic platforms. It appears to be underground, with a foreboding ambience. To be shown at MUMA.
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MUMA 2024 exhibition calendar announced

Up next at MUMA: a powerhouse designer, entangled histories, performative exhibition and collective networks.

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Monash City Council

MAPh X PHOTO 2024: Environmental futures

Environmental futures at MAPh: five artists addressing examining our relationship with nature in the context of the climate crisis.

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Shepparton Art Museum

Ryan McGinley: YEARBOOK

American artist Ryan McGinley’s YEARBOOK features an installation of over 700 studio portraits of creatives living in New York.

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