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Nurturing traditional excellence in a field of racy prizes

On its tenth edition, the Basil Sellers Art Prize goes national, ups the prize pool, and refocuses its brief

artist working on painting in studio

Resale Royalty Scheme hits $11 million milestone

While Australia’s Resale Royalty Scheme has hit speed bumps over the past decade, it’s on the path to growth, with…


New Central Australian gallery supports emerging artists in the region

As cultural tourism again drives visitors to the Red Centre, a new gallery aims to deepen the learning experience and…


Vale Ken Whisson

Painting fluently to the end, artist Ken Whisson was a unique Australia voice.


Set to repel audiences, Australia goes bold for Venice

No tote bags, no vernissage elitism, and no hero antics - Australia's representation at Venice breaks with the old guard…


Significant museum acquisitions that shapeshift history

Both the National Gallery of Victoria and National Museum of Australia announced significant acquisitions. But why are they important?

Exterior of Rockhampton Museum of Arts, in Queensland.

Queensland's newest regional gallery also its largest

Rockhampton Regional Art Museum opens in time for reignited tourism.


Insider conversation with the MCA's new Director

Australian Suzanne Cotter returns to Sydney after 32 years abroad heading up institutions in Luxembourg, Portugal, New York, Oxford, London,…


Are artists changing the wine market?

In an upswing trend, winemakers are choosing to use the sole signature for their wine an artwork, rather than their…


Meet the Australian artist whose work was called ‘an affront to masculinity’

Vivienne Binns' work is a bold and confident rebuttal to the male gaze and male entitlement, writes Julie Shiels.

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