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New York Postcard: Revealing the Beauty of Daily Objects

George Shaw returns with a series of art postcards from the city than can’t sleep…

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Overheard at the Fair | Sydney Contemporary Art Fair 2017

“His penis is this big!”

Impossibly beautiful, idyllically decaying: Venice Biennale 2017

“I had expected all the art at the Biennale to be totally astounding. If this was the Olympics, we were seeing the best of the best, right?”

New Work Friday #228

GOOD PARKING

Paper Man: A Profile of Li Hongbo

‘Paper—you can never predict what it will become in the end.’

New Work Friday #227

“Paul Handley is a multi-disciplinary artist who lives and works in Melbourne. He explores and interrogates ‘big picture’ social issues that cross borders and even continents…”

New Work Friday #226

“A well-known whaler and gunner on The Cheynes III (a whale chaser) lost his leg after it became entangled in a rope attached to a harpoon fired at a whale…”

New Work Friday #225

What a maroon!

Archibald, Wynne & Sulman 2017: A cup of tea and a lie down

The tension between traditional portraits and works that sit at the limits of what most people consider a portrait is the friction that fires up the whole engine of the prize.

New Work Friday #224

“This body of work takes as its starting point a small 19th century landscape painting by a little known convict artist, George Peacock, which depicts a view along Sydney Harbour.”