Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has appointed its first ever full-time artistic director to oversee all aspects of the festival component of next year's event.
Peter Doig is adamant the landscape - a desert, its perspective oddly warped - was neither a product of his brush or the LSD he took.
As in her earlier work the combination of the scientific and the poetic is beautifully achieved.
What's on in Canberra's arts scene from August 26
Mike Parr has had his face sewn up with crisscrossed sutures, nailed his arm to a wall for 30 hours and been spattered with large volumes of his own blood. What is it like being Mike Parr?
About 150 people have gathered to hear wise words from a man dressed like a real-life transformer.
Since the launch of his fashion label in Melbourne in 1999, Toni Maticevski's designs have been considered a celebration of the female form.
The exhibition at the National Gallery is a high-energy experience that is guaranteed to leave you emotionally drained and intellectually challenged.
Behind every great abstract painting is a master of realism – or so it is with Yvonne Audette, one of Australia's most underrated artists.
The great-grandson of pioneering indigenous artist Albert Namatjira will unveil a series of paintings of Australian Prime Ministers at the TarraWarra Museum of Art 2016 Biennial on Friday.
Cooperation between copyright owners, libraries and educational institutions has a sensible draft bill to the point where it is ready to go to Parliament.
Photographer Matthew McIntosh captured the image called "Piercing headache" at Cedar Bay National Park in Queensland while road tripping from Townsville to Cooktown with friends.
Bruce Armstrong’s sculptures channel Egyptian gods that play with death but pulse with life.
An excerpt from a draft of the renowned performance artist Marina Abramovic's memoir has been slammed for describing Aboriginal Australians as "dinosaurs" and "terrible" looking.
What's on in Canberra's art scene from August 19
Throughout history humans have been compelled to make their mark. But in a heartbeat a symbol of power can be torn down and destroyed.
Vulnerability and the search for identity among young gay, lesbian and bisexual people is the prevailing theme of the show.
A legendary director has turned his lifelong obsessions – religion and movies – into a brilliant career where even the failures are remarkable.
Rueben Berg and Jefa Greenaway believe design can promote cultural understanding, if not reconciliation.
"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art."
As more and more people seek a sense of authenticity within an interior decor, handprinted fabric art is experiencing a resurgence in popularity.
Alec Baldwin, who occupies a central role in New York's cultural life, is now pitted in a bitter dispute with two formidable players in the city's rarefied world of art and money.
Garments from Toni Maticevski's latest catwalk shows have come from the runway straight to Bendigo Art Gallery as part of the first solo exhibition.
Mike Parr says shock is a vital part of modern art, and makes no apologies for his controversial work.
Artists get to grips with Botanic Garden's 'waste' wood, with exquisite results.