art

Lindy Lee artwork by Tony Costa

The annual announcement of the Archibald Prize is one of Sydney’s great spectacles. This year's winning portrait depicts one of Australia's leading artists, Lindy Lee.

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Perhaps as a reflection of the current state of national affairs, this year's Archibald Prize exhibition is a politician-free zone.

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The ambitiously named exhibition, The National: New Australian Art, lives up to its title as a visual examination of Australia in an age of uncertainty.

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A new survey exhibition of contemporary artist Janet Laurence urges us to reconsider the relationship between art, nature and politics.

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Debates about the place of the monologue in theatre fall away when you have a show as compassionate and funny as The Weekend.

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Deer Woman, written, directed, designed, composed, stage managed and performed by First Nations artists from Canada, is anchored by a solo performance of fierce skill, focus and precision.

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Forty-five years after his death, the Art Gallery of New South Wales has mounted a major exhibition of Tony Tuckson, focussing on his intensely personal Abstract Expressionist works.

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Leading contemporary artists Janet Laurence and Shaun Gladwell will have retrospective surveys of their work at the MCA in 2019.

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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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