ICYMI: The week’s top news in the arts

Gritty, provocative artist talks in Adelaide and Melbourne, new work by female composers, Parramasala Festival returns, and more arts news.


Art Basel Hong Kong – the region’s most sort after art fair – has today announced that it will be cancelled due to the Coronavirus. After weeks of speculation and uncertainty about whether the virus would force the cancellation of this year’s edition of the fair, and also in the wake of concerns of protest across Hong Kong, the organisers of Art Basel Hong Kong released an official statement cancelling the March fair. Several Australian galleries scheduled to show have been impacted by the decision.

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