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paintings in gallery space. Clara Adolphs

Exhibition review: Together Again: Clara Adolphs, Ngununggula

An ambitious exhibition that explores the human condition through painted found images.

Photograph of Australian bush with white birds and artwork in landscape.

$1.2 million boost for public art recognising women

The Victorian Government has committed funds to public art focused on women in Victoria.

2026 Adelaide Biennial curator Ellie Buttrose. A middle-aged woman with pale skin and short cropped brown hair, wearing red lipstick, an orange shirt and black blazer. She is looking off to the side of the camera and smiling.

2026 Adelaide Biennial recruits Ellie Buttrose as curator

The role will be a victorious homecoming for curator Ellie Buttrose after she assisted the Golden Lion-winning Archie Moore at…

Black twisted wave like sculpture suspended from ceiling in gallery setting. Lucy Irvine.

Exhibition review: Materiality...but not as we know it, CMAG

Thought-provoking exhibition looks at materiality and function.

A painting of three young boys with their backs to us. The first one has a red and blue T-shirt and blue shorts. The other two are bare chested with dark-coloured shorts.

Artist-First art prize offers more support and fewer restrictions

The Basil Sellers Art Prize is pioneering cultural change in art prize practice with its Artist-First approach.

Two meerkats - it looks like one is whispering a secret to the other.

This week's arts news and trending topics

In case you missed them, here are this week's top arts news stories.

'Duty of Care' installation view at IMA. Featuring three industrial sized tubs filled with an aqua liquid and a yellow and red poster diagonally behind the tubs.

Exhibition review: Duty of Care – Part One, IMA

Bold works critically examine the ugly side of care and, perhaps, the possibility of redemption.

Mount Isa Mines Indigenous Rodeo Championships brings together riders and artists. A First nations man riding on a horse inside rodeo grounds while holding an Aboriginal flag.

Rodeo unites First Nations riders and artists

A series of experiences at Kiakati arts and culture precinct have been programmed for the Mount Isa Mines Indigenous Rodeo…

‘Built Photography’ installation view at MAPh, featuring a print hanging from a scaffold on the right hand side, printed photographic images leaning against a wall and fabric printed pieces on the ground.

Exhibition review: Built Photography, MAPh

An exhibition challenging the spatial and conceptual 'flatness' of photography.

Imogen Batt-Doyle, winner of The Cloncurry Poetry Prize 2024 with an ode to the Outback. Photo: Supplied. A person squatting on the peak of a mountain with the sun setting in the background.

Opportunities and awards

Residency to create site-responsive work inside chic hotel, winners of Bush Music Fund, crime book finalists, and more!

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