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Archibald, Wynne & Sulman Prizes Wrap-Up

The Archibald Prize was first awarded in 1921, 97 years ago by the founder of The Bulletin, for portraits of Australians by an Australian artist. This year’s winner is Self-Portrait After George Lambert by artist Yvette Coppersmith, a five time finalist finally picking up a victory. Other portraits of note are The Packing Room Prize […]

looking at me through you

looking at me through you is an exhibition celebrating the diversity of the city of Campbelltown and the greater Western Sydney region by highlighting the growing rate of urban development in the area. The exhibition aims to change political debates through a cross-cultural narrative and highlights how rapidly the area is changing. Presented by the Campbelltown […]

Domestic Departures

Domestic Departures at Chalk Horse Gallery challenges ideas of home to produce a group show that is aesthetically interesting and politically powerful. In The Re -introduction of Australian Knighthood Abdul Abdullah focuses on a menacing balaclava-clad figure draped by Australian iconography as a caustic comment on modern patriotism. While Abdullah confronts the public sphere, Jasper […]