Based in: Eora/Sydney, Australia

Jane O’Sullivan is an independent writer based in Sydney. She is a former editor of Art Collector and her art writing has also appeared in Vault, Ocula, Flash Art, Art Guide and the Australian Financial Review, among others. She is the winner of the 2019 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction and her short fiction has been published in journals including Mascara and Island.


Curator’s Radar: Renee So

Renee So’s ceramics of bearded men are often blackened like idols or antique vessels.

Agenda: When Bigger is Better

The latest commercial gallery trend? Go big or go home.

Teelah George: Alternating Currents

Teelah George’s embroidery works are built stitch by stitch, her paintings layer by layer – unravelling stories that are at once deeply personal and profoundly universal.

Kenny Pittock: Word Play

Kenny Pittock approaches his practice with sincerity, enthusiasm and whip fast wit, offering a refreshing perspective on the seemingly mundane everyday.

Collector Profile: Lorraine Tarabay & Nick Langley

For both Tarabay and Langley, art has been a way of staying connected with the world despite busy careers.
Clara Adolphs

Collectors Love: Clara Adolphs

Clara Adolphs often bases her paintings on old photographs and images from the newspaper but recently, it was holiday snaps.

Behind The Scenes: Is Global Success A Golden Ticket?

What effect does international success have on the Australian artist’s market back home?

Kawita Vatanajyankur: The Tools of Change

Kawita Vatanajyankur turns her own body into a factory machine because this is what labourers are turning into these days.

Money Sullies Art: Gambler’s Logic

Jane O’Sullivan investigates the problem with prizes and how collectors can distinguish the meaningful wins from the blue ribbons in country halls.

Curator’s Radar: Yhonnie Scarce

Yhonnie Scarce’s work is about the here and how, and the ongoing effects of colonisation on Indigenous peoples.

Collector Profile: Simon Mordant

There is a new energy about philanthropist Simon Mordant.

Tomislav Nikolic: On The World Stage

The momentum is building for Tomislav Nikolic.