No, it's not a real bathhouse. It's art.
Spend time examining photographer Anna-Maryke Grey's stunning still-life compositions and you will repeatedly be rewarded, as more and more individual elements present themselves.
The Next Wave festival explodes into being this week, with 37 art projects happening across the city.
Country and Western: Landscape Re-Imagined may be short on twangy guitars but has plenty of dusty ballads nonetheless.
There have been many "pronouncements of the death or demise of painting over the past century," and they've all been premature, says Australian Centre for Contemporary Art director Max Delany.
Curated by Francis E. Parker, this exhibition erects barricades everywhere, frustrating the normal flow of the MUMA galleries and acting out the oppressive imprisonment that so many walls maintain.
Geelong's Back to Back Theatre has received one of the biggest grants to date from the federal government controversial Catalyst program, with $800,000 going towards international and touring projects for the acclaimed company.
Senior arts industry figures fear that Tuesday's federal budget may bring even worse news for a sector in desperate need of support.
Much of the Australian book industry is aghast at the prospects of scrapping parallel importation of books and the adoption of the American ''fair use'' rule for copyright material.
The possibilities are endless when you're an artist with an obsession.
The much-maligned brutalist architecture movement, which embraced concrete as its chief building material through the 1950s to 1970s, is being thrown some love through a series of events at the site of an old concrete warehouse in Clifton Hill.
The Productivity Commission has recommended the free import of books, the free use of copyrighted material and much tighter restrictions on the granting and use of patents, under sweeping reforms it says could save consumers up to $1 billion per a year.
The family behind the Danish toy company admits it was wrong to deny Ai Weiwei an order of bricks.
The chosen artists confront, critique and express their interpretations of particularly modernist architecture.
See you later, Drake colouring book. Hello, join-the-dots Justin Bieber.
Jude Rae takes up a residency in Italy valued at $30,000 as her still life painting of gas cylinders and fire extinguishers is acquired by the Art Gallery of NSW as part of art prize.
Recent reports that coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef is worse than previously thought have shocked with their images of dead coral forests. Environmental advocacy organisation Climarte aims to harness the power of visuals to convey its message about the risks posed by climate change in its latest campaign, which features posters by 11 commissioned artists.
CRAFT JURASSIC WORLD: THE EXHIBITION Melbourne Museum, until October 9
The pairing of artwork by pop art icon Andy Warhol and famed Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei has broken records at the National Gallery of Victoria as the biggest attendance for a ticketed exhibition in its history.
Is the day of rest what it used to be, or is there a modern take on what Sunday offers?
Zaha Hadid's first posthumous project, a cruise terminal, could be Italy's next big tourist attraction.
Inge King was one of the most prolific and original artists to work in Australia during the past 60 years.
Performance art, moving-image and 3D printing are some of the unorthodox areas contemporary printmakers are exploring.
An artfully composed survey shows the drive and determination of the 95 year old painter who is still working today.
The domestic symbols in Adelaide sculptor Michelle Nikou's work are right at home in Heide II, the modernist house formerly inhabited by John and Sunday Reed.