Arts / Obama ‘out of time’ in art installation

CANBERRA artist Barak Zelig has a talent for getting up people’s noses, and he’s done it again with his latest installation, “Time to go”,...

Arts / Sukumaran exhibition inspires programs

IN an effort to stimulate discussion about a provocative art exhibition, Tuggeranong Arts Centre is staging a series of public programs called “The Human...

Quilty supports ‘Solder On’ with art donation

ARTIST Ben Quilty and the Australian War Memorial are donating to the charity 'Soldier On' the proceeds of limited edition prints of some of...

Hurray, vote for the NPG’s dance video

The National Portrait Gallery is at it again, having entered this year's international Museum ‘Dance-Off’ competition with their video clip, “Can’t get Hugh out...

Coffee thrown over Library tapestry

A serious act of vandalism has taken place at the National Library of Australia. A man has been charged today after throwing a cup...

Chanderi sarees in Canberra

DELHI fabric designer, Kushma Ram, is coming to Canberra this weekend with a collection of hand woven sarees that capture the traditions of various...

Calling exhibiting artists

BELCONNEN Arts Centre is calling for applications to use the  Centre’s Gallery, Outdoor Gallery, Foyer and Arts Lounge for exhibitions in 2015. You might think...

Arts / Picasso maxim inspires judges in new art award

PICASSO’S maxim, “art is the lie that enables us to realise the truth”, was the inspiration for judges of the inaugural Empire Global Art...

Memorial launches Napier Waller Art Prize

THE first ever national art prize offered exclusively to all current and former defence personnel was launched today at the Australian War Memorial.   The...

CIT art students find their voices

“FIND your own voice” is the advice art lecturer at the Canberra Institute of Technology, Bernie Slater, gives to incoming students. Right now, at the...
Andrew Sayers

Vale Andrew Sayers AM, 1957-2015

THE Canberra visual arts community has been saddened to learn of the death last night, October 11, at his Melbourne home of Andrew Sayers. Sayers,...

A picture of their own: the Seekers

  WHAT a coup for the National Portrait Gallery! Next week  gallery chairman Helen Nugent and director, Louise Doyle, will be unveiling their latest portrait acquisition,...

Review: Bending the rules of farce

theatre “Improbable Fiction” By Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Corille Fraser Canberra Rep, at Theatre 3 until December 8. Reviewed by Len Power.

Is that a Whiteley? Why collectors buy lousy fakes as masterpieces

Sasha Grishin, Australian National University IT was once famously reported that French painter Jean-Baptist-Camille Corot in his lifetime completed about 2,500 paintings of which 7,800...

Lake art confronts the turbines

PORTRAITIST Gregory Fergusson and distinguished bird painter Humphrey Price-Jones have discovered that their works complement one another in their perceptions of Weereewaa (the indigenous...

Public art festival for Canberra

CANBERRANS will need no persuading when you tell them that this is potentially a city of sculpture but that notion is about to take...

New life for Benedict House

HISTORIC  Benedict House in Queanbeyan has today announced the launch of the much-awaited Benedict Arts Precinct, a new centre for arts, design and music...

Hindmarsh to sponsor Glassworks

PROPERTY and construction company Hindmarsh has announced a three year sponsorship of Canberra Glassworks. The sponsorship will include the establishment of the inaugural Hindmarsh Prize...

“On the Staircase” is on the move

JOY Burch says the Civic artwork "On the Staircase" by Keld Moseholm is being removed for repair today. “Since being installed in 2009, the much...

Arts / Swimming in the sounds of jazz

TO mark Canberra Museum and Gallery's current exhibition, “EuroVisions”, jazz musicians Ben Marston and Hugh Barrett will perform a recital tonight (December 14) that...

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