Sally Pryor Arts Editor It's a classic Canberra tale - at least in the art world.
Sally Pryor Daniel Ballantyne may have taken the scenic route when it comes to his latest job, but in many ways his new role was written in the stars.
Sally Pryor If you tweeted your way through Australia Day this weekend, your exploits could well have ended up in the National Museum of Australia, to be gazed at in wonder by future generations.
Sally Pryor When Judith Clingan arrived in Canberra with her family in 1963, she was a budding musician with no sense of where her future lay.
Sally Pryor Ben Quilty has always tried to inject humour into his work, but when he returned in 2011 from his assignment in Afghanistan as an official war artist he couldn't see anything funny anywhere.
Natasha Rudra and Sally Pryor Russell Crowe stood before Canberrans and declared himself a ‘‘map geek’’ on Wednesday night.
Sally Pryor When it comes to glamorous black-tie events, Canberra is known only for one - the Press Gallery Midwinter Ball.
Sally Pryor When Robert Foster first started his own design company, he had a vague dream of creating something distinctive.
Sally Pryor It's not unusual to see people moved to tears when they visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Australian War Memorial.
Sally Pryor Dendy is now wrapping up its second season of Cult Classics, with two of the heaviest hitters around when it comes to the glory of the 1980s.
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Sally Pryor They were images so provocative the Catholic girls' school had to call in an archbishop to soothe irate parents.
Sally Pryor Julia Gillard is curtseying to the Queen, while, metres away Tony Abbott emerges from the water, resplendent in his budgie smugglers.
Sally Pryor Even before Daniel Savage fell from a third storey hotel balcony, he had always been fascinated by the myth of Icarus.
Sally Pryor At first glance, the latest acquisition at the ANU's Drill Hall Gallery is an eclectic group of seemingly unrelated works.
Sally Pryor Private Capital: Canberra’s long-time street mag BMA Magazine is celebrating its 21st birthday.
Sally Pryor There was a time when the distance between the two sides of Lake Burley Griffin was the measure of Andrew Sayers' career trajectory.
Sally Pryor Andrew Sayers has no regrets.
Sally Pryor Will seeing tanks and guns and planes up close – even really old ones – ever grow tiresome?
Sally Pryor In the early 20th century, some Australian artists headed for Europe and never came back, while others never left these shores.