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Frack you Hockney! (drunken dispatches from a fancy ...

The final room in David Hockney's 'Current' exhibition is like Vivaldi for your eyeballs. Four video works are set up on opposite walls. They all...

Format Framing x The Thousands photo comp

There are some moments that are way too good to be scrolled away from. That's why the fine art giclee printers and framers at Format Framing have started...

An interview with Anna Kristensen

Anna Kristensen is an artist from Sydney who has always pressed audiences to recalibrate their perspectives around painting. Working primarily with oil paint...

Lynette Wallworth, 'Collisions'

Collisions, running as part of this year's Melbourne Festival, uses virtual reality to immerse you in the world of Nyarri Nyarri Morgan, an elder of West...

IPF photo prize submissions are now open

Calling all Teller's and Testino's (no Terry's), the submissions the Independent Photography Festival's 2016 Photo Prize are now open. Whethe...

Amy Woodward 'Honest'

You know when you're walking along the same old streets and something catches your eye – some uncanny little detail stops you and suddenly opens up the t...

'Painting. More Painting' Chapter 1

Painting is having a bit of a resurgence at the moment. So much so that ACCA is hosting it's first exhibition of contemporary painting in over a decade. ...

Tamsin Hopkinson 'Te Rama Taka I Te Rangi' / Ruth O'...

In the front space Tamsen Hopkinson looks at the co-existence of Māori and European identity with her work 'Te Rama Taka I Te Rangi' (a light falls f...

Phoebe Schmidt 'Sweethearts'

“She is 26 and beautiful, not in that otherworldly, catwalk way but in a minor knock-around key, a blue mood, a slow dance. She is blonde but dark at the roo...

Takahiko Sugawara 'Repetitive Nature'

If you can't find any beauty in repetitive tasks then you're probably a miserable person. Checking out this new mind-bending work by artist Takahiko ...

An interview Paul Yore

I remember reading an interview with Paul Yore back in 2013 just after a number of works from his ‘Everything’s Fucked’ show were seized by police. I was fas...

Some top picks from Next Wave

No need to piss in your wetsuits guys, the Next Wave is cresting right behind you. It's all about young people taking risks and making art and they'r...

Thinking about gender in ‘Grayson Perry: My Pretty L...

As the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia's whopper of a show 'Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career’ comes to a close, so too does our extens...

Paul Yore solo show

It's that ANZAC time of year again which makes it the perfect time to think about all our triumphs and contractions, ya know really take a minute to cons...

Bitch Prefect Thru the Ages…

Adelaide truth speakers Bitch Prefect are getting back together to play a rare show on a rooftop (kinda like the Beatles). It's time to reflect on their ...

A fan letter to Nost

Nost! Duuude! fucking sick carrnt. sick drop shadow! And the way that S fuckin gets all round n shit then gets all square n shit at the back! Farrrk. Seriou...

Your White Night out

White Night is a celebration of creativity in the CBD that lasts from 7pm until 7am. Naturally not everything on the program is equally cool and even if it w...

Nic Ojae ' A Colourful Order'

North Korea only seems to make the news when it's launching suspicious long-range rockets and generally making everyone nervous. These news stories are a...

Grant Gronewold 'No Visitors'

I first noticed Grant Gronwold's art on the back cover of Simon Hanselmann's Life Zone. Life Zone may be a comic about a bored witch, owl, werewolf a...

Off the Kerb Gallery group show, opening

Off the Kerb are hosting a new group exhibition that might send you down the rabbit hole. In the front gallery Erin Greer assets that 'We Need a Myth'...

'Be the Person Your Dog Thinks You Are' opens at Col...

'Be the Person Your Dog Thinks You Are'. As far as we're concerned this show gets by on name alone already. It's the first exhibition to be h...

Interval presents 'Between a Thought and a Feeling'

We're inscribing images with voices all the time (even more-so these days since they upgraded the emojis). But what's gained and lost in these transa...

Andy Warhol x Ai Weiwei ticket give away

Over 70,000 people have visited the Andy Warhol x Ai Weiwei exhibition already. Dissidence has never been more popular. And for good reason. It really is a w...

Micheal Thomas ‘Night Works’

If it’s true photographers “paint with light” then darkness has got to like the oversized brush with stiff bristles. Which makes Michael Thomas&#...

You will always be wanted by me

Of the 200-400 billion stars in our galaxy, only 9096 are visible to us at night. In the depths of a vault in a mountainside in Switzerland lays a cosmos o...

Final weeks of the Pierre Huyghe retrospective

It makes perfect sense they're showing the work of French contemporary artist Pierre Huyghe at The Tarrawarra Museum of Art. To get there most visitors ...

Turns out all art history lessons should be narrated...

If you've been walking down Flinders Lane since Saturday you'd have noticed some surfaces swimming with images that aren't necessarily grabbing a...

An occasionally unnerving video art playlist from He...

How were your dreams last night? Were they benign? Do you even remember what happened? Wouldn't it be much more fun if, in your dream, you witnessed a ma...