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Peter Booth doesn’t like interviews ... two hours later, we’re still chatting
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Peter Booth doesn’t like interviews ... two hours later, we’re still chatting

At 82, the legendary artist still rises at 4am to work on his huge, potent paintings. He can’t do anything else.

  • by Gabriella Coslovich

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See this exhibition for a work so seductive, you’ll want to join the long queue

See this exhibition for a work so seductive, you’ll want to join the long queue

Do Ho Suh spent nine years working so hard on one of the pieces in the Museum of Contemporary Art’s new exhibition that he wore away his own fingerprints.

  • by John McDonald
ArtPlay’s new project is being curated by some serious experts: kids

ArtPlay’s new project is being curated by some serious experts: kids

Thirteen children aged between 8-11 have been chosen to create a program of live events for their peers, from the ideas to the logistics and budgets.

  • by Mikey Cahill
A ruin built on a ruin, just like the original: NGV’s spin on the Parthenon

A ruin built on a ruin, just like the original: NGV’s spin on the Parthenon

Temple of Boom at the NGV is a reimagining of the Parthenon, designed to demonstrate how architecture evolves over time.

  • by Elizabeth Flux
Not the First Fleet: Indigenous flotilla to mark Sydney Opera House’s half century

Not the First Fleet: Indigenous flotilla to mark Sydney Opera House’s half century

In a major public event, a flotilla of Indigenous canoes will take to the harbour on June 4 – a counterpoint to the arrival of the 11 ships of the First Fleet.

  • by Linda Morris
Australia’s cultural clout has replaced its cultural cringe
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Australia’s cultural clout has replaced its cultural cringe

From Cate Blanchett to Bluey, from Sydney Modern to the coming National Aboriginal Art Gallery in Alice Springs, the nation’s cultural treasures are captivating the world.

  • by Nick Bryant
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Priority access to the Art for All concert in the Domain*

Priority access to the Art for All concert in the Domain*

Planning a trip to Sydney? The Art Gallery of New South Wales is celebrating the opening of its new building and art museum campus by hosting an epic one-off concert featuring performances from Grammy-nominated singer Ellie Goulding, award-winning Australian singer Meg Mac, and electronic duo Electric Fields.

‘Young, vital, clever’: How Mandy Martin’s trailblazing vision changed a man’s life

‘Young, vital, clever’: How Mandy Martin’s trailblazing vision changed a man’s life

A 30-year friendship that began at a petrol station comes full circle in a celebration of the Australian artist’s legacy.

  • by Tiarney Miekus
Art in the workplace isn’t just for decoration

Art in the workplace isn’t just for decoration

Through a new program that brings both art and artists into the workspace, one company hopes to spark conversations and change how we see the world.

  • by Elizabeth Flux
How Australian art galleries are responding to climate change protests

How Australian art galleries are responding to climate change protests

Security is an eight-letter word rarely spoken about by galleries and museums but the latest climate change protests have its leaders worried.

  • by Linda Morris
This doctor fled Iran 15 years ago. Now he’s using art to speak up

This doctor fled Iran 15 years ago. Now he’s using art to speak up

As Ali Tahayori prepares to show his work at the National Art School’s postgrad show, his homeland is never far from his mind.

  • by Angus Thomson