Art & design | Exhibitions, Galleries & Artists News & Reviews | The Canberra Times

Entertainment

Art & design

Advertisement
Opal: a planning failure not just a transport card

Opal: a planning failure not just a transport card

It may be apt - after the New Year’s Eve rail-fail - that our transport card should name-share with the building that may symbolise Sydney’s fall from grace.

  • by Elizabeth Farrelly

Latest

The Whiteley magic: Why Brett and Wendy continue to inspire
What's on

The Whiteley magic: Why Brett and Wendy continue to inspire

A documentary, multiple books, exhibitions, an opera and stage show – why are we still drawn to the work and lives of the Whiteleys?

  • by Ali Gripper
A whole raft of 1920s pop culture is now in the public domain
Literature

A whole raft of 1920s pop culture is now in the public domain

The changes affect everything from Felix the Cat to a popular book by Agatha Christie. 

  • by Broede Carmody
Descendants protest Australian Museum's removal of Pacific treasures
City life

Descendants protest Australian Museum's removal of Pacific treasures

The Australian Museum's decision to move a world-class collection offsite to make way for a touring Tutankhamun exhibition has sparked protests.

  • by Linda Morris
Arty things to see and do in Melbourne (and beyond) this summer
Arts

Arty things to see and do in Melbourne (and beyond) this summer

From the offbeat to the beatific, there's a plethora of cultural stuff to keep you occupied in and around town over the warmer months.

  • by Hannah Francis
Choreographer Amrita Hepi uses dance to talk about race and gender
Arts

Choreographer Amrita Hepi uses dance to talk about race and gender

Choreographer Amrita Hepi taps her sense of identity as a black woman and as a dancer in a collaborative video installation with the US artist Adrian Piper.

  • by Ali Gripper
Advertisement
Banksy gifts Welsh steel town a white Christmas attraction
Art

Banksy gifts Welsh steel town a white Christmas attraction

Banksy fans are flocking to the Welsh town of Port Talbot to see a new mural by the elusive British street artist depicting a child covered in snow that is in fact ash from a burning bin.

Powerhouse Museum board gets new look ahead of relocation
Arts

Powerhouse Museum board gets new look ahead of relocation

The board of the Powerhouse Museum gets a makeover as the institution prepares for a new home in western Sydney.

  • by Linda Morris
Lunch with art curator Juliana Engberg (and a host of arty passersby)

Lunch with art curator Juliana Engberg (and a host of arty passersby)

Art curator Juliana Engberg was attracted to Fratelli Paradiso for its coffee. But it is also a perfect location for networking.

  • by Shona Martyn
Escher X nendo: A labyrinth of surprises at the NGV

Escher X nendo: A labyrinth of surprises at the NGV

It was a radical plan: a "collaboration" between a Japanese design firm and M.C. Escher.

  • by John McDonald
Frida Kahlo revealed through her recently unearthed personal photographs

Frida Kahlo revealed through her recently unearthed personal photographs

An exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery offers a fresh perspective on Mexico's most intriguing artist.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien