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Sally Pryor is the Arts Editor at The Canberra Times.

Amy Winehouse tribute show celebrates her talent instead of her tragic life

Sally Pryor "I really was on a roll. I had these feelings, I had these words floating around in me. When you write songs, you have to remember how you felt, you have to remember what the weather was like, you...

Mark Dapin aims to fill a gap in our understanding of military history

Sally Pryor Mark Dapin is not interested in people like him. He doesn't want to read or write about those who have similar lives, share the same beliefs, see the world the same way.

Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto and Bryce Dessner from the National love pushing the boundaries of musical genres

Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective artistic director Pekka Kuusisto, of Finland.

Sally Pryor Finnish musician Pekka Kuusisto is on a mission to live as if musical boundaries didn't exist.

Tom Roberts' great-granddaughter donates painting to National Gallery of Australia

Sally Pryor For years, it was hidden from view under layers of tissue paper – a tiny pastel sketch of an infant captured mid-sob.

Death and the macabre at Sideshow Alley at the National Portrait Gallery

Sideshow Alley: Ned Kelly Death Mask, 1880, by Dr Maximilian L. Kreitmayer

Sally Pryor A new exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery reveals a fascination with death masks and the macabre.

Ink Remix

Ink Remix at CMAG: Chinese traditions remixed in cutting-edge collection

<i>Hong Kong after 1997</i>, gouache on paper, by Wilson Shieh, of Hong Kong.

Sally Pryor These contemporary works reflect nostalgia and a rapid pace of change that is taking place in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Capital life

Capital Life: Stepping Up will lure ceramicists from throughout the world to Canberra

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Sally Pryor A round-up of what's happening in the Canberra visual arts scene for the week beginning June 20.

Canberra Glassworks centenary: New Glass 2015 exhibition is fitting tribute

<i>Architect (golden disc)</i>, by Lucy Quinn, 2015.

Sally Pryor A futuristic setting prompts a survey of what's been and ideas of what may come.

Capital Life

Capital Life: Memory and Emotion at Canberra's Street Theatre

Sally Pryor A round-up of what's happening in the Canberra visual arts scene for the week beginning June 6.

Life and Times: Portraits by Rod McNicol opens at National Portrait Gallery in Canberra

Dennis from series <i>A Portrait Revisited 1986-2006.</i>

Sally Pryor Rod McNicol often revisits his subjects years or decades later to mark the passage of time.

Capital Life

Capital Life: Beaver Galleries in Deakin reveals new Canberra works

Sally Pryor A round-up of what's happening in the Canberra visual arts scene for the week beginning May 30.

Capital Life: CAPO Emerging Artists' Prize opens

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Sally Pryor A round-up of what's happening in the Canberra visual arts scene for the week beginning May 23.

Capital life

Capital Life: Llewellyn McGarry explores frontiers at CCAS Manuka

Sally Pryor Here is our guide to what is happening in Canberra's arts world for the week beginning May 16.

Inside the strongroom, the National Library's most secure vault

 Andrew Sergeant, rare books reference librarian at the Australian National Library, with a book covered in human skin.

Sally Pryor It's known as 'the strongroom', hidden behind two heavy steel doors that set off security alarms each time they are unlocked by the very small number of people who have access.

Capital life

Capital Life: Surreal and otherworldly creatures at NGA Contemporary

Sally Pryor Here is our guide to what is happening in Canberra's arts world for the week beginning May 9.

Betty Churcher remembered for her infectious love of art

News. Celebrating The Life Of Betty Churcher event at the National Gallery of Australia. An attendee looks at the order of service.
April 28th 2015
The Canberra Times
Photograph by Graham Tidy.

Sally Pryor She took us on her journey, and the journey was art.

Capital Life, April 25

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Sally Pryor Vessels, PNG, porcelain art and print are among new exhibitions in Canberra. Here's our guide to what is on.