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Exhibition offers long overdue spotlight on Torres Strait Island art

Artist Brian Robinson has curated an extensive look at the art from Torres Strait Islands, connecting distant shores to Newcastle’s…

Opinions & Analysis

Q&A: Indigenous Artist Tony Albert on appropriation, identity and Margaret Preston

Using vintage Aboriginal-styled fabrics, artist Tony Albert's new work sits in conversation with Margaret Preston's iconic linocuts and asks the…


Urgency and care: the flag markers of contemporary exhibition making

From a longing for home to a national snapshot of the new, two exhibitions explore care and belonging from a…


What getting Aboriginal art advocacy right looks like

Desart does professional development well – from a mentoring Photography Art Prize, to nurturing business skills for arts centres, and…

Career Advice

Why I left my art gallery

ArtsHub speaks with artists Luke Cornish (aka ELK) and Zoe Young on why they stepped away from gallery representation, and…


A catalyst for the Aboriginal art market, Papunya Tula turns 50

Christopher Hodges was one of the first Australian art dealers to represent and champion contemporary Aboriginal artists. Here, he reflects…


The rise in First Nations arts jobs

ArtsHub jobs data shows that there has been a strong increase in the number of positions for First Nations professionals…


Lisa Havilah on programming for the future

Climate change innovation. Studio ceramics. Eucalyptus. Persian artefacts. Diversity is the key to Powerhouse’s 2021 program, as it steps into…

Installation view of Dale Harding's art.

11 must see First Nations Exhibitions in 2021

From tracking ancient Songlines to the most contemporary artworks by First Nations artists, we pinpoint 11 must see First Nations…


50th anniversary of dot painting finds fresh connections at Parrtjima

With a 300-million-year-old tradition of storytelling turning to the latest light projection technology and youth vernacular, Australians can find renewed…

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