Art & Design
GARRY MADDOX There's only one problem with Jason van Genderen's mobile phone - sometimes people call him on it.
RON CERABONA Congratulations to Canberra glass artist Klaus Moje who was awarded the Pilchuck Glass School's Libensky-Brychtova Award.
Kylie Northover South African artist Robin Rhode creates his works in public spaces, but he's no street artist.
Damien Murphy The capital's centenary party piece has revived the public art debate.
Jake Pearson, New York In one photo, a woman is on all fours, presumably picking something up, her posterior pressed against a glass window. Another photo shows a couple in bathrobes, their feet touching beneath a table.
Sasha Grishin REVIEW: Whenever you bring art into the public sphere you inevitably stir the possum of popular indignation.
Penny Webb Does abstract art ''suggest, evoke, illuminate and articulate whole new realms of experience and understanding that are inaccessible for figurative, mimetic art''?
ANDREW TAYLOR Archibald Prize winners are usually full of praise for their subjects, but Max Fontaine would hardly be telling the truth if he had only kind things to say about his three-year-old sister, Lila.
New York A Jackson Pollock drip painting made at the height of the American artist's creative powers has sold at Christie's in New York for a record $US58.4 million ($A59.24 million).
John Saxby The people have spoken and the Archibald Prize judges got it wrong. Again.
Dewi Cooke Chunky Move founder Gideon Obarzanek and prominent indigenous artist Richard Bell are among 11 established and emerging artists to receive prestigious Australia Council fellowships.
A large 1953 painting by abstract expressionist artist Barnett Newman has fetched $US43.8 million ($A44 million) at a New York City auction, setting an auction record for his work.
Debbie Cuthbertson A Brett Whiteley painting that has been held in a private US collection for more than 40 years has fetched just under $1 million - more than $600,000 above the reserve - at auction.
ANDREW TAYLOR Juliana Engberg reveals a taste of the festival line-up.
An $8 million Jean-Michel Basquiat painting that was discovered at a New York warehouse is just one example of the billions hidden in art to defraud governments around the globe, say US authorities.
Michael FitzGerald Competing for the Anne Landa Award is a risky business for seven artists.
Birth rates differ greatly between city and country, writes Julie Power.
Tessa Van Der Riet At his day job, Roy Maloy (McPherson) lies on beds of nails, breathes fire and walks on stilts. Not surprisingly, with the occupational hazards of the circus, he'll have to retire earlier than most. ''You can't do it forever,'' Roy, 36, admits. ''I've broken ribs each year for the last three years doing my show.''
Andrea Petrie and Benjamin Preiss Up to 30 per cent of art galleries in Melbourne have closed down during the past two years.
Have huge touring shows turned our public galleries and museums into mere venues for hire? Gina McColl investigates.
A Banksy mural withdrawn from a controversial auction at the 11th hour has been put up for auction again, to the dismay of London campaigners.
Katrina Lobley A visit to the Crafty Minx's home is an exercise in domestic envy.
John McDonald An exploration into the garden that inspired Claude Monet's most famous works.
John McDonald With his reworking of well-known images, a modern photographic master destroys the idea of the camera as a mere window on the world.
Details on how paint fades over time have cast new light on van Gogh's work, Nina Siegal writes.
Philippa Hawker Claude Monet's great-grandson, Philippe Piguet, appreciated his connections with Giverny early.
Dan Rule Like Mike is a series of exhibitions exploring the impact of the iconoclastic Mike Brown.
ANDREW TAYLOR Two decades of leadership positions in the arts sector have taught Rose Hiscock to keep her cards close to her chest.
Andrew Taylor The Powerhouse Museum has been prostituted in pursuit of misguided populism, says one of Australia's leading arts figures.
A full list of events at the NGA until the end of November.
The Moulin Rouge will star at the NGA's big summer exhibition.
The National Indigenous Art Triennial at the National Gallery.
A wonderful exhibition now in its second year of touring Australia.
Bernardoff's narratives can be literary and heavy-handed
When the art arrived, some amazing stories were revealed.
Masahiro Asaka is acclaimed for his glass-making innovation.
The new exhibition brings works full of classical harmony.
When glass panels started falling, they decided to smash the rest.