Archive for the ‘Culture / Art & design’ Category

A critic’s pick of the best and worst of the Archibald Prize portraits

Saturday, July 13th, 2024

A handful of works stand out from a selection that seems to have been made for variety rather than quality.

A critic’s pick of the best and worst of the Archibald Prize portraits

Saturday, July 13th, 2024

A handful of works stand out from a selection that seems to have been made for variety rather than quality.

When was the last time a soap ad gave you spiritual pleasure?

Friday, July 12th, 2024

Alphonse Mucha made the bold claim that his posters turned the street in “open-air art exhibitions”.

When was the last time a soap ad gave you spiritual pleasure?

Friday, July 12th, 2024

Alphonse Mucha made the bold claim that his posters turned the street in “open-air art exhibitions”.

Want to buy an Archibald winner’s work for $100? This art show is your chance

Friday, July 12th, 2024

The Incognito Art Show features works by Archibald winners and helps raise funds for artists with disabilities.

Want to buy an Archibald winner’s work for $100? This art show is your chance

Friday, July 12th, 2024

The Incognito Art Show features works by Archibald winners and helps raise funds for artists with disabilities.

Mona’s ‘priceless’ toilet cubicle Picassos? They’re forged

Wednesday, July 10th, 2024

The controversy around the Ladies Lounge, a conceptual women-only space at Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art, has taken yet another turn.

Mona’s ‘priceless’ toilet cubicle Picassos? They’re forged

Wednesday, July 10th, 2024

The controversy around the Ladies Lounge, a conceptual women-only space at Tasmania’s Museum of Old and New Art, has taken yet another turn.

Master or monster: The artist equally loathed and revered

Friday, July 5th, 2024

Call it charisma, presence or personal magnetism. Paul Gauguin had it in abundance.

Master or monster: The artist equally loathed and revered

Friday, July 5th, 2024

Call it charisma, presence or personal magnetism. Paul Gauguin had it in abundance.