This week’s arts news and trending topics

What's in the headlines and what people are talking about in the arts this week.

What caught our readers’ attention this short, post-Easter week? ArtsHub takes a look at the top reads and the headlines that piqued your interest – including our tribute to the much loved icon, painter John Olsen, a look at a recent forum discussion on strengthening our arts ecosystem and what’s driving creative entrepreneurs in our post-pandemic times.

Australia says goodbye to a legend, with the death of John Olsen
ArtsHub takes a wander back across the career of John Olsen, and the gift he leaves our nation.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina