Andrew Taylor The artists who forced the Biennale of Sydney to sever its ties with Transfield will continue to target the company and arts organisations that receive its sponsorship dollars.
Andrew Taylor Drew Forsythe seems to have spent half the morning placing a vinyl record on a turntable but there is no pleasing Baz Luhrmann, who asks him to repeat the move yet again.
Andrew Taylor Moving house is never easy, but packing up the contents of Margaret Olley's Paddington home and transporting them to a new exhibition space at the Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah was always...
Andrew Taylor After a long discussion about corporate sponsorship and the treatment of asylum seekers, Olafur Olafsson feels compelled to clarify why he has travelled halfway around the world with his partner,...
Andrew Taylor The Biennale of Sydney has announced it will sever ties with its founding partner Transfield, caving into pressure from artists angered by the company's links to Australia's offshore detention...
Andrew Taylor John Kaldor's Kaldor Public Art Projects is seeking an original Sydney artwork.
Andrew Taylor Erwin Wurm's sculptures of chubby cars and tubby trousers may surf the zeitgeist of these overfed, sedentary times, but can the Austrian artist be taken seriously?
Andrew Taylor The fresh-faced cast of Strictly Ballroom the Musical are stretching muscled limbs inside a cavernous rehearsal space at Carriageworks when the show's real star makes his entrance.
Andrew Taylor With 34 years in the British military under his belt, including command of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, Brigadier David Allfrey's knowledge of the Scottish regiments is peerless.
Andrew Taylor The Perth Festival offers a West Coast arts perspective.
Andrew Taylor Deep in the bowels of the Art Gallery of NSW, an installation team has been busy for weeks making four enormous wall drawings conceived by American conceptual artist Sol LeWitt.
Andrew Taylor It's no surprise to hear festival director Jonathan Holloway use the language of mining.
Tino Sehgal's This is so Contemporary gets up close and personal with the public at the Art Gallery of NSW
Andrew Taylor Lindy Lee is explaining why she will be standing at the entrance of the Art Gallery of NSW, dressed in a guard's uniform.
Andrew Taylor The resale royalties scheme, introduced by the previous federal Labor government, has been labelled "an absolute, abject failure" by one of Australia's leading indigenous art dealers.
Andrew Taylor It probably seemed like an innocent peck on the cheek. But the Art Gallery of NSW took a dim view of the visitor who kissed a 19th-century statue of Narcissus while wearing red lipstick, leaving a...
Andrew Taylor The way John Kaldor describes his purchase of Tino Sehgal's 2005 work This Is So Contemporary makes you wonder if the wealthy philanthropist has been fleeced.
Andrew Taylor The artistic libido sounds like a fruitful area for examination, given the sexual proclivities of creative types such as Picasso and Warhol.
Andrew Taylor They are a summer tradition but the free outdoor concerts held in The Domain as part of the Sydney Festival cost too much to stage, says director Lieven Bertels.
Andrew Taylor At first glance, it is Shakespeare who should be rolling in his grave at the transformation of Othello into a hip-hop musical.
Andrew Taylor Comparing Chinese folk music with the songs of a Mississippi Delta bluesman seems ridiculous until the Zhang family band begins to play a raucous tune about farming the dusty plains of rural Shaanxi...