Prudence Gibson


As scientists make a renewed push for greater action on climate change, a new installation at the Australian Museum brings home the fragility of our world, writes Prudence Gibson.

Burning of the Garden Palace

Sydney's Garden Palace burned to the ground in 1882. Now Indigenous artist Jonathan Jones is exploring the epic event from an Aboriginal perspective, writes Prudence Gibson.

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The latest books by UNSW academics.

Geoffrey Rush William Yang photo

It is the combination of immigrant identity, sexual awakening and creative imagination that makes Yang a major figure in Australian art, writes Prudence Gibson.

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In this show, 12 performers blur the boundary between dance and exhibition as they roam – naked – through Sydney’s Carriageworks, writes Prudence Gibson.

Wynne Prize

The Wynne Prize is a strange mash-up of media and concept, with a dearth of female winners, writes Prudence Gibson.


In our fast-paced world, Marina Abramovic is reminding us that good art should slow us down, writes Prudence Gibson.  


Don't miss Evie Wyld, author of All the Birds, Singing, speaking at UNSW as part of the Sydney Writers' Festival, writes Prudence Gibson.

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Why is the Archibald Portrait Prize so popular, asks Prudence Gibson.