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'Hajji and her daughters', an artwork by Amani Haydar. Image: Supplied, courtesy of Amani Haydar.
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Arts with law: a complementary and powerful combination

Creating social change and addressing the inadequacies of systems around gendered violence, through arts and law's intersection.

The Unconformity. Image is of performance participants sitting in kayaks on a lake.
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Festival review: The Unconformity, Queenstown

The Unconformity is a festival that interacts with the Queenstown landscape in unexpected ways.

kandinsky. image is the back of a woman in long dark skirt and grey top with bag over her shoulder and a dark ponytail standing to the left of a modernist painting full of squiggles and a large dark sun-like circle in the top left corner.
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Exhibition review: Kandinsky, AGNSW

No Kandinsky painting is held in an Australia public collection, so this largest ever exhibition of the iconic modernist is…

Here and There. Image is of three four-sided mono-coloured images immediately next to each other along a gallery wall. The dark one is the shortest, next to it is a slightly taller yellow one and the tallest orange one is on the far right.
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Exhibition review: David Serisier: Here and There, Orange Regional Gallery

David Serisier's lastest body of work was prompted by a photographic coincidence, but led to a deeply resolved exhibition.

India Mark, ‘Studio self-portrait’, 2023. Winner of the Ashurt Emerging Artist Prize. In the portrait, Mark looks candidly at the viewer. Wearing a collared black shirt, she appears to be painting her own portrait. She stands in front of a neon green canvas which contrasts her figure.
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The power of portraiture and human connection

The Lester Prize encourages submissions to explore the depths and reaches of identity expressed through portraiture.

Melanie Hava. Image is a long painting stretching round three black walls. Painting is of colourful tropical Far North Queensland rainforest.
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Exhibition review: Melanie Hava: Bugan Mungan, Cairns Art Gallery

A must-see nine-metre long painting by one of Tropical North Queensland’s celebrated artists.

Hermannsburg. landscape painting with text over it saying '20 year waiting list'
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Hermannsburg School seen in a new light

From the so-called 'chocolate box' painting, which led to an appreciation of Aboriginal art, to a dynamic contemporary art style…

Tarnanthi. Image is gallery space full of colourful Namatjira paintings and a full-size sculpture of a First Peoples bearded man in a white cowboy hat.
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Exhibition review: Vincent Namatjira: Australia in Colour, Art Gallery of South Australia

Namatjira's paintings examine the politics of history, power and leadership from a contemporary Aboriginal perspective.

Gabrielle d'Estrées and one of her sisters (c. 1594). Artist unknown. Oil on canvas. Louvre, Paris. Public domain.
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Breasts in art: a tender celebration

Revered, adored, feared – breasts are rarely just another body part in art. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month we take…

Installation view of Wurrdha Marra on display at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia from 12 October 2023. Photo: Tom Ross.
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First Nations display renews in vision and scope

Wurrdha Marra at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia is an ever-evolving space to create new encounters with First Nations…

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