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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...

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 ...