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Ginger Ren Jones-Evans

In the eyes of every parent, their child is an artist. Just look at any fridge around the country, they’re all adorned with paintings and drawing from little ones. For six-year-old Ginger Ren Jones-Evans though her artistic ability has far exceeded the ‘fridge gallery’ as she is now set to open her first ever solo […]

Art from the Heart

by John Moyle   The ArtHouse Hotel in the CBD is hosting an art exhibition with a difference: all the works are by injecting drug users who are clients of the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting centre in Kings Cross.   This is the eighth year that the exhibition has been mounted and the second year […]

Real Bodies: The Exhibition

Where do we come from? What are we made of? Why are we here? These are the biggest questions we as human beings have every single day. Imagine Exhibitions, the producers of the recent Titanic: The Exhibition, have once again put together a stunning and thought-provoking exhibition with Real Bodies: The Exhibition. Real Bodies: The […]

Blak Markets

Blak Markets are an organisation which aims to expand the opportunities for Indigenous people and sell Indigenous product the whole year round in their online store. The foundations of the company though are in Sunday markets, which run on the first Sunday of every month. Join Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artisans at the iconic Blak Markets […]

Bondi Through The Lens

By Rita Bratovich. If you were to ask the question “what is Bondi?” you might get answers like: “a world famous beach” “an Iconic Sydney suburb” “a pretentious hub of avo eating hipsters” But if you ask “what is the real Bondi?” your answers will come in the form of candid portraits, amazing stills, surprising […]

Ian Kingsford-Smith – Afterlife

Ian Kingsford-Smith’s latest exhibition Afterlife will feature a solo exhibition of painted sculptures and aquatinted teachings. Throughout his exhibition, Kingsford-Smith combines narrative associated with fundamental dimensions of human experience (the cycle of life, love, despair), rituals associated with ancestor worship, burial, the impact of the dead on the living and mythological representations of the relationship […]

BEST GALLERY – BRETT WHITELEY STUDIO

Hidden in the maze of Surry Hills streets, studio and home – turned museum and art gallery of celebrated artist Brett Whiteley is something every Sydneysider should at least pretend know about. It’s a serene space of art, meaning, representation and feeling. A special privilege granted to those who wander through its doors, the gallery […]

Refugees hung out to dry at Archibald Prize

BY SORAYA PEREZ MOHAMMED   An Iranian artist currently seeking asylum in Sydney has had her work exhibited in the Art Gallery of NSW last Friday, to challenge to the political discourse about people seeking asylum.   Atefeh Hekmat was the lead artist on the Archibald Prize entry- a collaboration with 27 other refugees to […]

AGNSW expansion will shrink public space

BY DYLAN CRISMALE The Art Gallery of NSW (AGNSW) has secured $244 million to help fund an expansion that will allow the gallery to display more of its $1.3 billion collection. The expansion which will double the size of the gallery was announced last week by the NSW Government ahead of this week’s state budget. […]

Sydney College of the Arts shrinks

BY DYLAN CRISMALE The University of Sydney last week informed staff that as of July, the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) will be absorbed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department (FASS). The school will be relocated from its current spacious Rozelle campus to the Old Teachers College on the main Camperdown […]