Review / Temporality and engagement in video art

“A Film of One's Own [Archive Fever]” by Louise Curham and “The Apostle” by Juhani Koivumäki, at PhotoAccess, Manuka Arts Centre. Until Nov 15. Reviewed by Johnny Milner

Arts / Exhibition shows the ‘American masters’ of art

“THIS exhibition is a testimony to 40 years of collecting”, said the new director of the National Gallery of Australia, Nick Mitzevich, this morning...

$80 million upgrade puts ANU’s art school on the map

The Australian National University has announced $80 million upgrade for School of Art and Design to make it into "an exciting new space for 21st century art and design".

Around the galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Arts / Nurses Day marked with triangular coin

IT’S International Nurses Day tomorrow, held every year on May 12, and the Royal Australian Mint has marked the occasion with special release of...

Review / Domenic’s artistic symphony of colour

Visual art / "Symphony in Colour" by Domenic Mico and curated by Anni Doyle Wawrzynczak, at Form Studio and Gallery, Queanbeyan. Until April 10. Reviewed by ROB KENNEDY.

Art exhibition promises ‘new tricks’

“NEW Tricks” is the title of the graduating exhibition for the Canberra Institute of Technology’s Diploma of Visual Arts, opening tomorrow (June 26). 

Review / Exhibition ‘celebrates’ local craft artists

craft / “City of Design: Craft ACT Annual Members Exhibition”, ACT Craft and Design Centre, until November 4. Reviewed by MEREDITH HINCHLIFFE.

Review: ‘Gangster Squad’ (MA) *** and a half

RUBEN Fleischer’s dramatisation of a book by Paul Lieberman purports to tell how, in 1949, a squad of cops waged a sub rosa campaign...

Zelig’s sculpture wins the attention of cemetery staff

CANBERRA artists have once again been selected into the unique “Hidden Rookwood Sculptures”, now in its eleventh year and running among the gravestones until...

Around the Galleries

Arts editor HELEN MUSA shares Canberra’s newest gallery openings

Fogwell wins $10,000 ‘Megala’ prize

One of Canberra’s most eminent printmakers, Dianne Fogwell, has been announced as winner of “Megala”, the $10,000 inaugural Megalo International Print Prize.

‘Unframed’ exhibition celebrates arts centre

To mark the achievement of Belconnen Arts Centre’s Stage 2, artists are being invited from throughout Australia to respond to themes of change, metamorphosis, growth, journey and evolution in open exhibition called “Metamorphosis Unframed”.

Bangarra dances to celebrate

WHEN British explorer Edward John Eyre first saw the lake that would be named after him on August 27, 1840, he was struck as...

New gallery makes space for Sidney Nolan

Canberra Museum & Gallery has a new Sidney Nolan acquisition and a new space to show it in.

Arts in the city: Annie’s getting her… audience

QUEANBEYAN Players’ new production of “Annie Get Your Gun” is one for the aficionados as they present the 1999 revival version of the show...

‘Flashy’ art comments on the music industry

Romeo’s main target is the music industry and as a devoted fan of rock ‘n’ roll, he laments its demise as it’s been overwhelmed by hip-hop culture, writes HELEN MUSA.

Arts / Two artists share in $4500 M16 Drawing prize

TWO winner's artworks in this year's M16 Drawing prize is now on show following the announcement by judges Susan Best and eX de Medici. The joint...

New gallery plans to work within the urban art genre

The ANU has a new art gallery opening in its new $260 million Kambri precinct, but it’s gone out of town in a bid to beef up community engagement, says arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Arts / Young curator poses the question: ‘Why?’

IT’S one thing to be a talented artist creating beautiful or provocative work, but it’s quite another to get work seen by the viewing...





Police concerned for missing Jayson

Police are concerned about the health and wellbeing of Jayson Perrin after he went missing yesterday (October 14) afternoon.


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