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In the early 20th century, two families of collectors brought the best of modern French art to Russia. Many of their paintings - including works by Picasso, Matisse and Cezanne - can now be seen in Sydney.

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A new book charts the growth in awareness of modernist women artists in Australia.

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It is some years since such a classical work as Yvette Coppersmith's has won the Archibald. Hers is a most intelligent self-portrait in the very mannered style of George Lambert’s work.

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The lively reconfiguring of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman exhibitions means it is harder to work out which paintings the judges are considering as potential winners.

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Artists have long tackled global issues, from war to human rights. But what, asks Joanna Mendelssohn, does this actually achieve?

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Joanna Mendelssohn examines the historical and social background to the summer exhibition 'Rembrandt & the Dutch Golden Age'.

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Philanthropist Judith Neilson has donated $6 million to endow a Chair in Contemporary Art.

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An art installation celebrating a scientific project to replant forests of seaweed that disappeared from the Sydney coastline in the 1980s is a feature of this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sees arts and creative industries as important for Canada's economic growth, writes Usman W. Chohan.  

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The music video remains an important place of creative experimentation, write Phoebe Macrossan and Catherine Strong.  

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