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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Interview: Robyn Cadwallader, author of The Anchoress

Sally Pryor While pervasively gloomy, Robyn Cadwallader's book The Anchoress is at times `almost unbearably sensual' as a woman in isolation becomes hyper aware of all her senses. Sally Pryor explains.

Australian War Memorial collates work of 10 Anzac artists for centenary

Commemorations: New Zealand artist Shane Cotton is one of 10 who will exhibit in the print project at the Australian War Memorial.

Sally Pryor As the centenary of Anzac looms, there are countless ways in which a community can remember.

What Canberra's up-and-coming artists are doing

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Sally Pryor It's one of the year's hippest art shows in Canberra's increasingly bulging calendar, and the ANU School of Art's Graduating Exhibition is also a kaleidoscopic glimpse into the future of art world.

Albert Namatjira descendants bring art work to Parliament House

Lenie and Kevin Namatjira with part of the Namatjira to Now exhibtion at Parliament House.

Sally Pryor Hopes Namatjira to Now exhibition in Canberra will raise awareness of struggling Aboriginal artists.

Canberra Times photographer Rohan Thomson a finalist in national prize

Photographer Rohan Thomson.

Sally Pryor Canberra Times photographer Rohan Thomson has just been announced as a finalist in the 2015 National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Capital Life: November 22

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Sally Pryor A round-up of what's on in the art world in and around Canberra for the week of November 22.

Aficionado: A Jazz Memoir by poet Geoff Page pays homage to jazz

Jazz came first: Poet Geoff Page releases his homage <i>Aficionado: A Jazz Memoir</i>.

Sally Pryor Poetry and jazz fans alike can wonder and ponder while enjoying Geoff Page's new book - the two topics are not mutually exclusive.

Capital Life: November 15

Sally Pryor A comprehensive guide to arts exhibitions and events in and around Canberra.

DESIGN Canberra's four-day festival is hive of talent

Sally Pryor Craft ACT has united Canberra's creative minds to create a unique festival of collective artistic talent, writes Sally Pryor.

New NGA director Gerard Vaughan says provenance is his first challenge

The newly appointed director of the National Gallery of Australia, Dr Gerard Vaughan.

Sally Pryor The provenance issue is the biggest challenge facing the new director of the National Gallery of Australia, and the one that is top of his hit-list, just three days in.

Capital Life: November 8

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Sally Pryor A comprehensive guide to arts exhibitions and events in and around Canberra.

Incoming National Gallery of Australia director Gerard Vaughan faced with a storm

Fronting up: Newly appointed National Gallery of Australia director Gerard Vaughan.

Sally Pryor The National Gallery of Australia's new leader reports for work on Monday with a weighty problem already on his desk

New show at the National Portrait Gallery explores what it means to be human

<i>Divide</i>, 2011 by Sam Jinks, part of the National Portrait Gallery exhibition In the flesh

Sally Pryor An immersive encounter with a range of artworks by 10 contemporary Australian artists is a show that does strange things to people.

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The Dead Lands puts Maori martial art on screen for first time

Former Canberran and film-maker Matthew Metcalfe

Sally Pryor NZ producer Matthew Metcalfe has chosen to hold the Australian debut of his latest film in the city where he grew up, Canberra.

Cooma artist Imants Tillers designs Gallipoli centenary tapestry

Anzac Day at the Australian War Memorial in 2013.

Sally Pryor Prominent Australian artist Imants Tillers has designed a major tapestry for the Australian War Memorial.

National Portrait Gallery's In the flesh provokes yet stimulates

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Sally Pryor An eclectic and provocative collection of artworks by contemporary Australian artists comprises the National Portrait Gallery's latest show.

Capital Life: Belconnen Artists' Network shows Ps at The Q

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Sally Pryor A comprehensive guide to arts exhibitions and events in and around Canberra.

Akira Isogawa talks career, fashion and sense at National Portrait Gallery

Akira Isogawa

Sally Pryor In his aloof portrait, Akira Isogawa – black-clad and unsmiling – looks every bit the star fashion designer, fascinating and remote.

Director of MoMA in New York says museum faces same problems as others

Glenn Lowry, director of the New York Museum of Modern Art.

Sally Pryor It's one of the most influential modern art galleries in the world in a country famous for its philanthropic tradition, but the New York Museum of Modern Art faces many of the same challenges as any...

Pleasure in the minutiae of life

Sally Pryor Differing tastes in literature seem to come down to different stages of life.