It's being called the Wikipedia of Australian art and design - a new interactive website providing access to information on the work and lives of thousands of artists, designers, curators and architects.
The Federal Minister for the Arts Simon Crean has marked the start of construction on the $58 million-dollar redevelopment at UNSW's COFA.
COFA will offer scholarships and workshops for Indigenous artists valued at $120,000 over the next four years, under a new partnership with NSW Parliament.
Art and architecture students will have the chance to go to the biennales in Venice and Istanbul this year, as part of a unique international course offered at UNSW.
A study by UNSW medical researchers shows that certain types of assisted reproductive technology lead to more male than female babies being born.
Charles Darwin is known for his scientific achievements, but a conference this week will focus on his relationship with artists.
The proposed national curriculum in the arts runs the risk of dumbing down how the visual arts is taught in schools, writes COFA's Dr Kerry Thomas.
A stark desert nightscape, captured by a COFA academic, has won a national photography prize.
An icon in US disability culture, the acclaimed playwright, poet, actor and dancer Neil Marcus, has told an audience at UNSW that 'Disability is an art - it is an ingenous way to live'.
Australia's first freely accessible online tool for art history research, the Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, has been launched at UNSW.