NGA ignites new ‘innovative’ sculpture

“I have had safety training", said National Gallery of Australia director Nick Mitzevich, as he held a blow torch this morning (March 15) during the unveiling of a new sculpture. 

Arts / Renowned calligrapher comes to the Arboretum

CELEBRATED Japanese calligrapher Tairiku Teshima is in town to exhibit his works at the National Arboretum. Organised by the International Art Foundation and sponsored by...

Review / Big sculpture artists think small

craft / “Glass Miniatures”, Bilk, until March 23. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Naomi’s eucalyptus leaves adorn Denman

AN ANU student’s sculpture of bright red, steel pieces shaped like eucalyptus leaves are now adorning the front of the Denman Village Shops in...

Arts / Koalas take over the Botanic Gardens

FORGET about Edna Everage’s "Hello Possum” it was all koalas this morning on the lawns of the Australian National Botanic Gardens as a pop-up...

Arts / Greta’s ‘peaceful reflection’ wins top portrait prize

THE winning portrait in this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize marks a return to the National Portrait Gallery’s early practice of contesting the very...

Arts / ‘Remarkable’ kids get a show of their own

THE young people who access Belconnen Youth Centre are a remarkable  bunch, so talented that the Belconnen Community Services Youth Engagement Team have devoted...

Inaugural art prize draws hundreds of entries

IT’S all go at Megalo Print Studio + Gallery in Kingston as the excited staff gear up for the for the opening of the...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / ‘Powerful’ photo wins portrait prize

PERTH photographer Elizabeth Looker has won the Art Handlers’ Award for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize. Awarded for her portrait “A calm so...

Arts / Burney portrait represents historic milestone

THE official portrait of Linda Burney, the first Aboriginal woman to become a Member of the House of Representatives, was unveiled in the Members...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Balkan king takes a break for love

FANS of Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen will be dumbfounded to learn the founder and lead singer of their sardonic Balkan music, Canberra-raised artist...

Arts / Ward finds ‘magical’ forms in unlikely materials

CLAIRE Primrose from FORM Studio and Gallery has alerted "CityNews" to her first exhibition for the year - an exhibition of paintings, prints and...

Batey’s seen too many hated Abbotts

“THE whole country is getting political indigestion“, complains Peter Batey, founder and director of the notorious Bald Archy Prize and exhibition - now in its...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Building grant for Queanbeyan Art Society

MEMBER for Monaro and NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro yesterday (Thursday, January 31) visited Queanbeyan Art Society to announce funding of $71,250 for a...

Arts / Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Art students give Rosetzky a run for his money

“THOSE summer students just don’t stop asking questions,” said one staffer at the National Gallery of Australia as “CityNews”  prepared to meet 16 enthusiastic...

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