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Apartment residents build green roof from scratch

Apartment residents build green roof from scratch

The owners of a 1950s St Kilda East block of apartments have turned wasted roof space into an award-winning sustainable marvel

  • by Miranda Tay

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Open House Melbourne: City living reinvigorated

Open House Melbourne: City living reinvigorated

Melbourne's Open House program this year gives us the chance to step inside cutting-edge examples of Melbourne's two dominant forms of housing - apartment blocks and single-fronted homes on narrow blocks.

  • by Miranda Tay
MoMA at NGV: A playful overview of a century of innovation
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MoMA at NGV: A playful overview of a century of innovation

The National Gallery of Victoria's 'MoMA at NGV' is couched as the meeting of two great art museums.

  • by John McDonald
Bryan Dawe makes work inspired by Morocco after John Clarke's death
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Bryan Dawe makes work inspired by Morocco after John Clarke's death

Bryan Dawe's new art exhibition is inspired by Tangier, Morocco, where he retreated to recover from the death of his comedy partner John Clarke

  • by Sally Pryor
Walk a mile without seeing: Sensory City gives Melburnians a new sense of space

Walk a mile without seeing: Sensory City gives Melburnians a new sense of space

Using canes and googles, visitors can understand the barriers all around us.

  • by Ray Edgar
Photography exhibition inspired by family trauma
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Photography exhibition inspired by family trauma

Annette Ruzicka has used her work to reflect on the impact of "buried trauma".

  • by Steve Meacham
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French masterworks shed light on artists' imagination
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French masterworks shed light on artists' imagination

The Art Gallery of Ballarat's Into Light exhibition showcases beautiful works from the Musee de la Chartreuse.

  • by Robert Nelson
Indigenous fashion leaves bold impression at Cairns Art Fair
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Indigenous fashion leaves bold impression at Cairns Art Fair

The Bulmba-barra fashion show has cemented itself as one of the hottest tickets at the annual fair.

  • by Debbie Cuthbertson
John Russell: Van Gogh's little-known Aussie Impressionist mate
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John Russell: Van Gogh's little-known Aussie Impressionist mate

Painter John Russell was lauded by some of the greats, but his work never sold in his lifetime. Now it's the subject of a retrospective.

  • by Sarah Turnbull
Review: Ryoji Ikeda's Micro/Macro and Daniel Buren's Like Child's Play
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Review: Ryoji Ikeda's Micro/Macro and Daniel Buren's Like Child's Play

Ryoji Ikeda drew inspiration from nuclear science, Daniel Buren from children's blocks. The results are bold.

  • by John McDonald
Why do we like the art we do? Scientists are looking for answers
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Why do we like the art we do? Scientists are looking for answers

How do the titles on works of abstract art influence us? Why do we prefer original works to copies? These are some of the topics being researched.

  • by Tom Mashberg