This week’s arts news you may have missed

What's on, what's in the headlines, and the latest program releases – to put you ahead of the game this week.

We’ve recapped the hottest headlines, latest announcements and arts news that shaped the zeitgeist this week.

MAJOR GIFT: Ken Unsworth, one of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists, has donated two of his recent works to Yarrila Arts and Museum (YAM) after learning about the planned new gallery and building. The paintings are The Light of the World (a large-scale, three panel painting of a mythical paradise) and Shipwreck, featuring the recurring Unsworth symbol of a stranded boat, together with unmoored figures and an enigmatic cat.

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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