A time of economic and social upheaval in Indonesia has brought about a burst of creativity, writes John McDonald.
Exclusive: Sydney's Carriageworks has announced its most ambitious single-artist commission, and it's dazzling.
A fresh look at a rich though problematic piece.
In the course of founding expressionism the Dutch-born artist Vincent van Gogh drove himself to the brink of insanity and ended the self torture with a shot to the head.
There are no Super Mario Brothers posters at this unusual Collingwood bar.
Imants Tillers and Michael Nelson Jagamara continue to put past grievances aside
'Do whatever you want. Just make sure everybody looks good,' Andy Warhol told David LaChapelle nearly 40 years ago.
In this exhibition, artists tackle a difficult premise with skill and variety.
There is in all Sheffer's ceramics a strong sense of structural design.
One video documents a man's first sexual experience while another artist has taken hardcore images of his mother.
The late Neil Roberts was fascinated by the dual potentialities of glass
The line between art and pornography is tested in an exhibition that deliberately courts controversy, writes John McDonald.
He exhibited with the likes of Pablo Picasso and Rene Magritte, but Robert Klippel returned to Australia to work from his home in Birchgrove.
The two-bedroom condominium in the Philippines that artist David Griggs calls home, overlooks a train station and shopping mall. The apartment is small with shoddy ventilation. Paint fumes from his adjoining studio give him dizzy spells and crazed dreams. "You get immune to it but it's not healthy," he says.
This exploration of collaborative art yields interesting results, but the irony is the memorable aspects come from individual voices.
A new exhibition at MONA explores the world of art not usually seen gracing the walls of contemporary art galleries.
There is a charm in Dickson's finely crafted, detailed studies in acrylic and oil on linen.
Jeweller Susan Cohn decided to have some fun with her critics.
On the eastern apron of Cockatoo Island where rusting shipyard cranes mark a century of industry, artist Jun Yang is scoping out an ambitious art project to construct something akin to a modern observatory.
The woman with a green nose wasn't upset by the uproar over the winning portrait of her.
High-profile artists have signed a strongly worded letter to director Tony Ellwood.
Local mayor says Brunswick West's parade of concrete faces scare children and should be removed.
There's plenty to see and do in Canberra this week.
A team of curatorial staff from Paris has arrived to unpack the precious cargo ahead of historic exhibition.
The artist behind a series of mysterious faces lining a Brunswick West footbridge says she created the sculptures in an attempt to make the "lonely" structure less intimidating.