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Detailed photo of artwork made from organic material with image of whale. Exhibition.
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Exhibition focuses on a next generation of Torres Strait Island artists

Curatorial collaboration celebrates diversity of new making and greater exposure at NorthSite Contemporary Arts.

There are four iillustrations by the artist Alphonse Mucha. Two smaller pictures sit on top of each other and two bigger pictures are on either side.
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Exhibition review: Alphonse Mucha: Spirit of Art Nouveau, Art Gallery of New South Wales

This comprehensive exhibition showcases 200 Mucha works, from posters to sculpture, jewellery and more.

Rhodes. Image is a surreal piece of art in a golden frame, a picture of a young woman in a black cloak holding a closed fan in a red gloved hand. Her face is painted blue, yellow and white and there is a perspex or glass box around her head. She is standing in front of a block of flats.
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Exhibition review: Katrina Rhodes and Stefano Ives, Fortyfivedownstairs

Two virtuosos of Australian surrealist art share a gallery in Melbourne’s CBD with captivating results.

Ukraine Guernica. Image is a painting of a wartorn destruction with a large teddy bear sitting in the middle and a skull floating in the right hand top corner.
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Exhibition review: George Gittoes: Ukraine Guernica, Hazelhurst Arts Centre

The desolation and insanity of war is on stark display in this powerful exhibition.

Video still Cao Fei. Woman in astronaut suit looking into a window with her likeness inside.
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Sydney summer blockbusters announced

Surrealist legend René Magritte, cyber futurist Chinese artist Cao Fei and US painter Julie Mehretu – all head to Sydney…

Canberra Museum and Gallery. A group of metal cylinders in shades of bronze and blue patina are grouped against a white brick wall. The one on the far left is bubbly at the top as if it has been underwater or in an acid bath.
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The slippery nexus between sculpture and design and the agency of materials

Canberra Museum and Gallery has a new exhibition: Materiality… but not as we know it.

Installation view of ‘The same crowd never gathers twice’, Buxton Contemporary, the University of Melbourne, 2024. Featuring Cate Consandine, ‘RINGER’, 2024. Image: Courtesy of the artist and Sarah Scout Presents. Photo: Christian Capurro. Three channel video showing roller derby players in a blue and purple hue.
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Exhibition review: The same crowd never gathers twice, Buxton Contemporary

Five installations and video works with keen spatial awareness, but where is “the crowd”?

'JXSH MVIR: Forever I Live', installation view at Koorie Heritage Trust. Left to right: 'The Heart', 2016; 'Oxymoron', 2015; 'William Buckley - Maquette', 2016 (mixed media sculpture); 'Still Here', 2015; 'The Empire', 2015 (top); 'Ticket to Projection', 2015 (middle), 'Skip to my Lou', 2015 (bottom). Photo: ArtsHub. Digital illustrations of Melbourne landmarks with red, black and yellow background hang on the walls. In front of them is a small sculpture of a human figure on a bright yellow plinth.
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Exhibition review: JXSH MVIR: Forever I Live, Koorie Heritage Trust

When kinship is involved – it shows.

Image is a dark gallery with a shiny wooden floor and a white box seat. On the walls are two 3D pieces, one a cupboard like work and the other comprising abstract faces.
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Exhibition review: Odalala, nireekshane and Uyirvu, Arts House

Australian and international artists examine histories of caste, migration, gender and sexuality.

Jessica Nothdurft, 'The Cage', 2023, bronze, cotton and human hair. Installation view in 'Silly Girl' at artisan. Photo: ArtsHub. A small bronze figure with a blue striped dress, no facial expressions and long hair trapped inside a small bronze square cage.
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Artist hopes to generate awareness and 'release emotions' this Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

Artist Jessica Nothdurft shares her experiences and emotions in an endeavour to generate greater awareness of domestic violence.

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