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Sturt. Black and white image of several woman and a male teacher learning woodworking techniques.
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Australia’s oldest craft gallery and studios facing closure

Sturt Gallery and Studios has closed doors as it undergoes a review for its future viability.

Aboriginal woman with her art in background.
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Beyond the pavilion – the other Australian artists at Venice

Venice Biennale curator announces full list of exhibiting artists, including Australian and New Zealand Indigenous artists.

Installation of glass in gallery setting. Yhonnie Scarce.
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Exhibition review: Yhonnie Scarce: The Light of Day, Art Gallery of WA

A survey exhibition that reveals obscured histories and difficult truths in quiet, yet spectacular ways.

Orange glazed ceramic sculpture in orange painted gallery. Mai Nguyen Long
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Exhibition review: Mai Nguyễn-Long, Kôgábịnô, Wollongong Art Gallery

Claiming agency over lost identity and language, Mai Nguyễn-Long delivers a cohesive and confident exhibition of ceramic sculptures.

Kezia Hayter, Unidentified women of the convict ship, HMS Rajah, ‘The Rajah quilt’, 1841. National Gallery of Australia, gift of Les Hollings and the Australian Textiles Fund 1989. Image: Supplied. A patchwork quilt with floral motifs and lettering on the bottom centre.
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Fashion, craft and design calendar 2024

What’s on in fashion, craft and design this year, including exhibitions, fashion festivals, art trails and makers' markets.

LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA, installation view at Warrnambool Art Gallery. Photo: Supplied. An exhibition space partitioned with orange, dark turquoise and pink sheer curtains. In front of the curtains hang embroideries by Mirka Mora and clothing by Gorman x Mirka.
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Exhibition review: LISA GORMAN + MIRKA MORA: To breathe with the rhythm of the heart, Warrnambool Art Gallery

A lyrical and symbiotic pairing of fashion design, sculptural installations, painting, embroideries and more by two Australian icons.

‘John Meade: It’s Personal!’ installation view at McClelland Gallery. Photo: ArtsHub.
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Exhibition review: John Meade: It’s Personal!, McClelland Gallery

Humble in scale, but deliciously rich, John Meade’s solo exhibition plays on form and entices intimate viewing.

Donna Marcus mesmerises audiences with the mass and variety of vintage cookware she collected, sorted and assembled. 'Radiate' installation view at HOTA. Photo: ArtsHub. Red, blue and silver wall sculptures made of aluminium parts and arranged in different patterns arranged on a white wall.
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Exhibition review: Donna Marcus, Radiate, HOTA

An exhibition that reflects the integral role women have played in feeding the growth of Australia as a nation since…

War memorial art. A sculpture garden with green grass, some trees and a series of smooth sphere-shaped stone droplets placed on the grass around the trees.
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Does this new sculpture change how we publicly memorialise war?

A new permanent sculpture at the Australian War Memorial may signal a shift in how we publicly acknowledge veterans’ experiences.

Ian Gentle. people looking at sculpture in art gallery
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Exhibition review: Ian Gentle and The Gentle Project

A new retrospective of an iconic Australian artist, often understood, inspires a next generation.

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