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Red coloured photographic portrait of a man from mid 19th century. Gauguin
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Everything other than Gauguin: addressing the dilemma

We listen, we learn, we ponder, we argue with ourselves and, hopefully by the end of it, we gain a…

Gauguin. Painting of two Tahitian women.

Do we want Gauguin back?

The NGA's recently announced 'Gauguin World' exhibition raises questions, but also proposes new answers.


Peers and portals

A triptych of vignettes about three of Sydney’s emerging oil painters and their voyages of identity.

artwork of queen with cigarette butts by artist Philjames
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The slippery zone of art prize categories

‘How do you make sense of the Archibald?’, is a question I ask myself every year, and what are the…


'Air' is a powerful and welcome successor to 'Water'

QAGOMA opens its summer blockbuster exhibition exploring the multifaceted dimensions of the air we breathe.

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Why are climate activists glueing themselves to paintings?

Climate activists are targeting priceless art to spread their message. Here's why the seemingly absurd act is more than a…

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How blockbusters can usher new thinking

Blockbusters offer a voltage of ideas between past and present, so how is a pandemic model ushering a new way…

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How art can rehabilitate after war

A veteran of recent conflicts, Sean Burton reflects on how art gives meaning to his post-conflict life.

A sun sets behind a mountain on a desert world, a robed figure is in the foreground.
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How games can become our greatest artform

At his recent keynote at Melbourne International Games Week, Albert Chessa argued that there was a way for games to…

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ArtsHub’s 2021 Archibald, Wynne and Sulman predictions

112 artists vie for this year's Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes. Who will win Australia's most prestige gongs? We offer…

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