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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...

Byron Spencer reviews his favourite portrait in the ...

So far we've sent Katherine Sabbath and Tyson Koh off to the MCA to find their favourite portrait in the ‘Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration’...

A picture says some words, with Dick Diver's Steph H...

Dick Diver's third album Melbourne, Florida is out early next month. The honest, haphazard narratives and spot-on lyrical detail are still in tact (when&...

Tyson Koh reviews his favourite portrait in the MCA'...

Katherine Sabbath kicked off our series where we ask kewl (but non art-related) ppl to tell us about their favourite portrait in the ‘Chuck Close: Prints, Pr...

MAASive Lates presents Queer Big Top

It's a sad day when you realise you might be a bit too old to wholeheartedly participate at a museum. You're hands don't fit in the interactive ...

Beers In The Sun

Beers In The Sun is a project by Sydney-based illustrator Barry Patenaude. One of his Instagram followers will suggest an international or local tinnie for h...

Katherine Sabbath reviews her favourite portrait in ...

American artist Chuck Close is known for his epic-scale photorealist portraits of pop culture personalities like Kate Moss, Lou Reed, Roy Lichtenstein and Ob...

Nakkiah Lui reviews 'Pop to popism' at AGNSW, takes ...

You may have seen Nakkiah Lui starring in one of the best TV shows of the year, ABC's Black Comedy. Maybe you've seen her fighting the good fight for...

One whole year of amazing outfits at Heaps Gay

Heaps Gay has been making the dirty Gladstone Hotel even dirtier for a year now - while somehow making it livelier, more colourful and bright at the same tim...

Guide to Sydney Open

Laura Bannister is the Editor of Sydney-based art/design/fashion magazine Museum, so we thought who better to put together a mini-guide to the Sydney Open ev...

Primavera 2014

The most striking thing about this year's Primavera is how much work is in it! It's absolutely chockas! Curated by luminary artist Mikala Dwyer, the ...

Performance Space presents 'SCORE'

I always enjoy watching contemporary dance performances more than I thought I would. There’s something uniquely emotional about watching professional dancers...

Romance Was Born and Rebecca Baumann, 'Reflected Glory'

Romance Was Born have been sewing sequins on rainbows and lolly wrappers and childhood fantasy since 2005, making clothing that makes people smile. They’ve d...

Connie Anthes, 'Ornamental Noise'

What is it with artists looking for meaning in the mundane? They do it like they do breathing and blinking. Today on the train the guy in the seat behind me ...

Sydney Guild presents Emma Finneran

Sydney Guild presents Emma Finneran? Yep, but Sydney Guild presents Emma Finneran and references to/commentary on/invocations of/dialogue with apparently at ...

Larrikins

There is a question at the centre of this exhibition: “What might a non-conservative Australia look like?” The show itself isn't trying to be...

Tim Schultz, 'Ornamental Perversion'

Just a glance at Tim Schultz's work and the mind ticks: Dali, Rococo, Guimard. Of course it does. Exaggeration, disproportion, chimera, reverie. The glan...

French, 'Means To An End'

I wish I'd been a metalhead. They had the best gear! Jean jackets, tight jeans, and shitty sneakers. And the artwork, all those insanely detailed drawing...

Heath Franco, 'Home Town'

A winsome question is asked in a rhetorical way on Berridale's website: “Our town motto is 'Bring it on!' Why?” The answer is, basica...

Adam Geczy, 'S/M Wonderland'

As part of a body of work exploring 2011 pop culture's True Blood and Twilight inflected taste for bloodsuckers, Adam Geczy travelled around Transylvania...

Day for Night

Art that lets you do your own thing is kind of the best. Not that timelines and audio tours can't be great, but often being just plunked down in a show w...

Jonathan Zawada, 'Real 3D'

So weird when you wake up in 2014 and realise that science fiction is IRL non-fiction. Not for Zawada, though. He is 'from the internet', as is what ...

Matthew Hopkins, 'Passages' and Sarah Contos, 'Shado...

Matthew Hopkins and Sarah Contos are giving us an all-out, multimedia, multimodal, multisensory final notice that the 2013/14 Art Summer Holidays ARE OVER. I...

Daniel Boyd, 'Pineapples in the Pacific'

Daniel Boyd is pretty well known for the meticulous and very clever appropriations of iconic historical Australian artworks to reflect an Aboriginal perspect...

Alex Davies, 'The Very Near Future'

How good would a Charlie Kaufman take on Groundhog Day as a noir film be? Alex Davies has put together a mock film set and production that you can walk right...

Emily Hunt, 'Soiled'

Emily Hunt's work has a fairy tale quality. Not so much of the entertaining you with songs kind, more the sort that scared generations of peasants into l...

Elliott Bryce Foulkes, 'Parergon'

Everyone will be in such a good mood at this show. Elliott Bryce Foulkes, whose first solo exhibition this is, has just been announced as one of the 2014-201...