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'Man of sorrows': Arthur Boyd's landscapes of the soul

'Man of sorrows': Arthur Boyd's landscapes of the soul

A new exhibition of artworks by Arthur Boyd explores the artist's deep affection with the Australian landscape.

  • by Andrew Taylor

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National Gallery gets an impressive collection of US printmaking
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Canberra life

National Gallery gets an impressive collection of US printmaking

The Kenneth Tyler Collection is a wonderful record of the extraordinary story of artist/printer collaborations in post-war America.

  • by Sasha Grishin
'EuroVisions' a 'curious exhibition' that lacks depth
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Canberra life

'EuroVisions' a 'curious exhibition' that lacks depth

It is like a box of chocolates that the Americans call 'samplers', where we are provided with a bit of everything and nothing much in particular.

  • by Sasha Grishin
At 85, Michael Taylor's work is still 'risky and provocative'
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Canberra life

At 85, Michael Taylor's work is still 'risky and provocative'

Taylor’s painting has lost none of its urgency, vigour or sureness of touch.

  • by Sasha Grishin
Cinderella review: Go and you will have a ball

Cinderella review: Go and you will have a ball

There is a lot to like about Alexei Ratmansky’s Cinderella. Best is the title role which offers an outstanding dancer plenty of opportunities to combine technique with character.

  • by Jill Sykes
New Breed review: Always worth seeing, this year filled with surprises

New Breed review: Always worth seeing, this year filled with surprises

Two new works lift off into the world of the imagination.

  • by Jill Sykes
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Found on my walk: Antonia Aitken's 'honest' print exhibition
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Found on my walk: Antonia Aitken's 'honest' print exhibition

Each person walks differently, notices different things, and carries their peculiar combination of intellectual and physical baggage.

  • by Sasha Grishin
Some enjoyable moments, but Energeia lacked strong choreography
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Canberra life

Some enjoyable moments, but Energeia lacked strong choreography

Alison Plevey’s work is always admirable for the way in which she takes on the challenge of creating dance around socio-political issues.

  • by Michelle Potter
Trio combines talents for innovative ceramic show 'Point of difference'
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Trio combines talents for innovative ceramic show 'Point of difference'

The innovation that characterises contemporary ceramics is very much in evidence in this exhibition.

  • by Kerry-Anne Cousins
'Uncomfortable truths': Boynes still pushing boundaries in exhibition
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Canberra life

'Uncomfortable truths': Boynes still pushing boundaries in exhibition

Boynes has refused to age gracefully and remains intent on revealing uncomfortable truths.

  • by Sasha Grishin
Celebrating the power of the Australian landscape
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Canberra life

Celebrating the power of the Australian landscape

Kerry McInnis pays homage to a creek which runs through her property.

  • by Peter Haynes