Our front cover artist for this issue is the masterful abstract painter Michael Johnson. We take a deep look at the life and works of Guy Warren at 95 years of age. Sarah Contos is queried before her new animation installation in Adelaide. You might laugh with Vivienne Shark LeWitt’s emphatic narratives. Ah Xian sculptures will amaze, as will John Beard’s repainting of ‘The Raft of the Medusa’.
Role Reversal: Ethical Traps When Curators Become Artists by Joe Frost
MICHAEL JOHNSON by Anna Johnson, photography by Tony Lopes
SARAH CONTOS by Chloe Mandryk
GLENN BARKLEY by Kon Gouriotis
VIVIENNE SHARK LEWITT by Lucy Stranger
GUY WARREN by Steve Lopes
VIRGINIA CUPPAIDGE by Lucy Stranger
AH XIAN by Michael Young
JOHN HONEYWILL by Owen Craven
TONY TWIGG by Jeremy Eccles
The 20th Biennale of Sydney and the 2016 Adelaide Biennial of Australian art, by Sara Sweet
ARCHIVE: Joy Hester: a recollection by Ken Whisson, by Joe Frost
Preview: Jan Senbergs by Steve Lopes
Preview: John Beard by Kon Gouriotis
Preview: Euan Macleod by Kon Gouriotis
Review: Mick Richards and Michael Aird: Great Collaborations by Kon Gouriotis
Book Review: Modern Love by Judith Pugh
Process: Paul Miller by Douglas Purnell
Debra Dawes’ paintings have a visceral effect on the viewer. Her work appears cerebral but derives from experience and emotion.
Pushing his work to new scale and heights, David Fairbairn presents a new body of large scale etchings - works that are drawn to the...
It is a wildly decadent and egotistical thing to do, expecting people to connect with these things that you’ve created. It’s a very personal process.
An air of mystery and excitement follows Jennifer Keeler-Milne's latest exhibition of drawn curiosities.
Is art education in Australia focusing on producing an epidemic of mediocre PhD theses that nobody reads, at the expense of vibrant artists well prepared...
Congratulations Gary Grealy - named Winner of National Photographic Portrait Prize 2017
Robert’s objects are still, but somehow immediate. They’re still, but they are alive.
What makes a painting a painting is not always paint. The technical is not the actual.
Tom Arthur is an artist completely at play. From making “things” as a small boy he has successfully turned it into a lifelong passion.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize!
Reflecting back on some road trips and dreaming them up in the subsequent months can be like reliving a favourite film or book...
Light and dark, food and wine, art and death - this exhibition represents all things insatiably decadent.
Four Sydney artists bring to light the multicultural image of Australia - exposing the issues and questions that surround its identity.
Playing with form and figure, Uneasy Idyll presents four artists who explore the ambiguous and sometimes uncanny relationship between aspects of the land and the...
Shifting landscapes in the art market as the success of the online bluethumb Art Prize opens up new avenues of opportunity for emerging artists.
Dan Kyle's paintings are translations of what he sees – the beauty, the unique forms, the colours – articulating the bush in his own light....
Using mining as metaphor, artists explore the good and the bad in the act of mineral exploration and exploitation.
John Firth-Smith graces the cover from his Hill End studio, and is accompanied by in-depth features with Zoe Young, Joe Frost, Fiona McMonagle, Michael Buzacott,...
For Bill Brown, the act of making a painting is at heart a process of discovery, oriented by one point of departure after another.
Chinese-Australian artist Guan Wei stood deferentially in front of his self-portrait ‘Plastic Surgery’ (2015)...
With an exhibition name inspired by an album by KLF, Stanley Street's latest group exhibition curated by Sean Morris sets you up to expect the...