Where is Juanita Nielsen? The Sydney exhibition to the local activist

Juanita Nielsen

January will see the Sydney launch of Zanny Begg’s acclaimed installation The Beehive; a video artwork that explores the unsolved murder of Sydney activist Juanita Nielsen. Juanita was a journalist, style-icon, heiress and anti-development campaigner and she fought against the violent eviction of tenants on Victoria Street, Kings Cross. She disappeared on the 4th of July […]

China’s Terracotta Warriors are coming to the National Gallery of Victoria

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This is quite possibly one of the most exciting achievements of the National Gallery of Victoria – NGV – in quite some time. And that’s taking into consideration their constant sessions with world renowned artists and designers as an ongoing thing. Alongside the world of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, the Terracotta Warriors of Shaanxi, China […]

NGV Friday Nights return with late-night summer access to Escher X nendo

NGV Friday

Food, drink and dining are back on at the NGV this summer, into the late hours for the gallery’s loved Friday Nights arrangement. Complete with a music line-up fusing classical and contemporary influences, exclusive late-night access to Escher X nendo / Between Two Worlds, this summer’s headline electronic artists and DJs include songwriter and producer Andy Bull, […]

LUMAS Gallery has a new exhibition of photographer Werner Pawlok

House of Maria © Werner Pawlok au.lumas.com

The culture capital has again turned it on at LUMAS Gallery, putting on a show for photography lovers the city/country-wide. The artist? Photographer Werner Pawlok, of course and it’s not stingy on the colour; if that’s your thing. Pawlok first started photographing his idol Jimi Hendrix way back when, and has now established a strong portfolio of profile and […]

Archibald artist Katherin Longhurst has a new exhibition with a sense of humour

Katherin Longhurst art

Her work is on display in this year’s Archibald at the Art Gallery of NSW, but artist Katherin Longhurst is busy working away at something else; her latest exhibition, Protagonist, on show at Nanda Hobbs gallery in Surry Hills. Kathrin Longhurst is a child of the Cold War. She grew up on the grey side of […]