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Feminist artist Kiki Smith: 'Getting older, certain things quiet'

Feminist artist Kiki Smith: 'Getting older, certain things quiet'

The fearless New York artist shocked with art that explored the female body. Now, with a "different energy" she is exploring the magic of nature.

  • by Rachel Olding

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How passion for singing helped save Jenny

How passion for singing helped save Jenny

All Jenny Simm every wanted to do was to sing. But for most of her life all she ever heard was people telling her to shut up.

  • by Nick Galvin
New exhibition space sends Australian Museum collection packing

New exhibition space sends Australian Museum collection packing

The Australian Museum's Pacific Collection is to be rehoused from next year.

  • by Linda Morris
2018 Archibald Prize finalists
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2018 Archibald Prize finalists

A selection of the 2018 Archibald prize finalists.

Tick for Sydney Modern 'Carwash' would show contempt for critics
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Tick for Sydney Modern 'Carwash' would show contempt for critics

Two hundred or more eminent and interested people and organisations have filed objections to the Art Gallery of NSW extension.

  • by Bruce Donald
Great love stories: one painting at a time at the State Library of NSW

Great love stories: one painting at a time at the State Library of NSW

More than 300 historical paintings, many sponsored by the public, will go on display at the State Library of NSW in October.

  • by Julie Power
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The lady and the unicorn - and a big gamble for AGNSW's Maud Page

The lady and the unicorn - and a big gamble for AGNSW's Maud Page

It's no longer enough to hang beautiful pictures on walls, says the deputy director of the Art Gallery of NSW. Art has to engage.

  • by Linda Morris
Journey of Time review: Objects of painful patience and perfection

Journey of Time review: Objects of painful patience and perfection

It is almost painful to imagine the hours, days, weeks and months that have gone into the creation of the works in this show.

  • by John McDonald
Sydney Fringe Festival dares to (sign) dance
Performing arts

Sydney Fringe Festival dares to (sign) dance

Signdancing is an extension of sign language into the whole body, says performer Andy Dexterity.

  • by Linda Morris
Powerhouse Museum trust knew of fashion ball losses

Powerhouse Museum trust knew of fashion ball losses

The Powerhouse Museum trust knew of the fashion ball losses but was busy battling for control of the relocated museum, documents show.

  • by Linda Morris
Arts bodies decry 'one of poorest funding rounds in history'

Arts bodies decry 'one of poorest funding rounds in history'

Sixty arts bodies across NSW have protested Create NSW's latest project funding allocations.

  • by Linda Morris