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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...

Million Dollar Mermaid: Annette Kellerman exhibition

When we think of Internationally famous Australians, our minds usually click to the 'Our Nicoles' or the 'Our Kylies' or the 'Our Hemswor...

New Romance - art and the posthuman

New Romance is a show that brings together a selection of Korean and Australian artists across two venues – Sydney’s MCA and Seoul’s Museum of Modern and Con...

Lyndal Irons, ‘On Parramatta Road’

Lyndal Irons is a Sydney photographer who documents the parts of her city and its culture that are often left unseen. I first came across her photography via...

From Ian Curtis to washing machines: Atlanta Eke's d...

The Keir Choreographic award is in its final stretch of performances before one finalist is crowned next Monday. If you're unfamiliar, the 'KCA' ...

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...

A Guide to the 20th Biennale of Sydney

This year's Biennale has strapped its ankles and is up and running the marathon track around Sydney, the course is bigger than ever and, to continue this...

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 ...

Tom Polo talks us through some of his 'Favourite Fings'

Tom will be painting most days in the foyer of AGNSW, responding to the faces, moods and words of his surroundings in real time, covering the walls with his ...

Emma Mulholland contemplates embroidery, pop music a...

Last week we sent comedian Hannah Gadsby into the depths of Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career, and she did a top job of trying to cram the indefinab...

Grayson Perry’s ‘My Pretty Little Art Career’ in a n...

We’ve imagined how Grayson Perry might traverse through Sydney and now it’s time to get down to the business of reviewing the exhibition. We asked comedian H...

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...

The NSW Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) exhibition

Found an arty Tinder babe whose pictures scream “I won’t be won over by a $9 jug of Stockade at the Old Fitzroy because I’ve graduated from art school and no...

Things to look forward to in next year's Biennale of...

Once every two years we all trot through the gallery circuit and catch the ferry out to Cockatoo Island to experience a world class contemporary art takeover...

A raw and romantic list of relationship B-sides by J...

Everyone's got their public playlist, the one they trot out when they're having backyard beers with mates. Cracking a tinnie and nonchalantly sighing...

'Picnic Assembly' by Watertopia asks who owns the Sy...

The question of who actually owns Sydney Harbour is both obvious and complicated to think about. We pass it on our daily commutes everyday, swim in it's ...

A video art playlist by Kate Mitchell

Melbourne has been joyfully rolling around in a bubbling mud pit of video art this week with Channels festival. Sydney definitely needs to lift its game as t...

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...

Sydney Contemporary for Dummies (or the not-rich)

Affectionately dubbed the 'Easter Show for wealthy adults' Sydney Contemporary is lubing the rusted cogs of Carriageworks with truffle oil once again...

The Archibald Prize for Dummies

It's that time of year again, hordes of old ladies are excitedly calling each other on rotary phones and spot cleaning their funky bead necklaces. Bleary...

Experiencing Marina Abramović: In Residence

Many people pray at the altar of Marina. One of the most influential artists of our time, she is an icon of performance and audience interactivity. So gleami...

PITCH Zine select their five favourite upcoming desi...

After publishing more than 20 issues of their forward thinking online zine pushing independent fashion, art, design and photography, PITCH continues to colla...

48HR Incident

“So, it's kind of like a pumping music festival with weird things happening at weird times instead of bands” I say to Toby Chapman co-curator...

Liana Del Cray's Selfie DO's & DON'Ts

Liana Del Cray knows a thing or two about selfies. In her own words, “my camera roll is 99% me.” When she's not wearing waffle robes at an ar...

Erin Flanagan reviews her favourite portrait in the ...

There's just a few days left of the Chuck Close exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art. It's the largest collection of Chuck’s work ever exhibi...

Mitch Orr reviews his favourite portrait in the MCA'...

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney is currently showing the largest collection of Chuck’s work ever exhibited in the southern hemisphere, so we asked s...

Seth Searle's Pet Portraits

This is Mini Moon Rabbit, she hangs out in the Melbourne office either sunning herself on her cushion, pawing around their feet for a cuddle or guarding them...