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The surprising art show that came from a polluted harbour cave

The surprising art show that came from a polluted harbour cave

Two Sydney artists have turned the detritus they recovered crawling onto their stomachs into a new exhibition. “We got very good at being filthy.”

  • by Elizabeth Fortescue

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That’s my dad! Wonky elbow rings a bell in painting of local footy team

That’s my dad! Wonky elbow rings a bell in painting of local footy team

The Lin Onus exhibition at Shepparton Art Museum has been a six-year journey of love and connection.

  • by Andrew Stephens
Australia to get first children’s art library thanks to mystery donor
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Australia to get first children’s art library thanks to mystery donor

The library for young artistic minds will open mid-2022 at the Art Gallery of NSW.

  • by Linda Morris
Gobsmacked, tearful, I climbed it: Ancient Greeks thrill still

Gobsmacked, tearful, I climbed it: Ancient Greeks thrill still

Introduced to the works of Ancient Greece through a cereal packet or a replica statue in Grandad’s garden? A major exhibition shows their continuing power.

  • by Barry Divola
Why Coco still pops: NGV celebrates the world’s first influencer

Why Coco still pops: NGV celebrates the world’s first influencer

Using fabrics previously confined to men’s underwear, the uber-chic Gabrielle Chanel freed women from their corseted shackles.

  • by Janice Breen Burns
‘We can change the way we look at it’: reframing an ancient tale of rape

‘We can change the way we look at it’: reframing an ancient tale of rape

Heather B. Swann’s women confront their attackers in a contemporary response to Leda and the Swan.

  • by Gabriella Coslovich
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Move over, Squid Game: Arhats are the next thing out of Korea

Move over, Squid Game: Arhats are the next thing out of Korea

A farmer accidentally discovered some sacred Buddhist stone figures - a major archaeological find that is now leaving Korea for the first time for Sydney.

  • by Joyce Morgan
Music poster exhibition aims to boost the gig economy

Music poster exhibition aims to boost the gig economy

From rock to punk, pop, hip-hop and rave, Nick Vukovic has posters from most of the big-name acts to have played in Melbourne over the past 70 years, and some of the best are about to be put on display.

  • by Chloe Booker
Biennale of Sydney dumps key landmark and the art of PowerPoint

Biennale of Sydney dumps key landmark and the art of PowerPoint

For the first time in 15 years, Cockatoo Island will not be hosting the Biennale of Sydney.

  • by Linda Morris
‘I hope you like stairs’: How to move a giant green elephant

‘I hope you like stairs’: How to move a giant green elephant

The logistics involved in moving a zoo are monumental. Moving an elephant is tricky, too, even when it is a life-size model, as the Museum of Sydney discovered.

  • by Julie Power
Cricketing dream team: 32 baggy green caps of the greats to go on show

Cricketing dream team: 32 baggy green caps of the greats to go on show

Steve Waugh has gathered the baggy green caps from some of Australia’s best cricketers – including Bradman and Benaud – for a new Sydney exhibition.

  • by Tim Barlass