On the Cover: Pat Brassington, Combed, 2020. Pigment print, 75 x 75cm. Courtesy: the artist and Bett Gallery, Hobart.


Why should governments support visual artists?

In the works
Lessons in influential works and their significance.

Lifecycle of a collector
It’s time to talk about books about art collections.

Behind the scenes
Are we at peak white cube?

Cultural capital
Why artists can no longer cash in on their amoral behaviour.

What will a post COVID-19 art world look like?

NGA is looking to close its equity gaps for women artists.

Art fair report
The current state of play for the region’s art fairs post-COVID-19.

On the couch
Is philanthropy dangerous?

Inside the covers
Insight into the big bad wolf of the art world.

If I could have
Daniel Mudie Cunningham presents the artwork on his wish list.

Pull Focus
What makes these pieces work as art?

What next?
Three new artists on our radar.

Critic’s choice
The artists who have recently captured curator Judith Blackall’s attention.

Collector’s Dossier
Rex Butler on how Pat Brassington has established herself as one of the most important artists working today.

Beyond the veil
Cigdem Aydemir’s practice dissects what it means to be Muslim today. Briony Downes writes.

Into focus
Michael Do discusses how Daniel Boyd is redefining Australia’s foundational histories.

Getting into shape
Louise Martin-Chew on Samara Adamson-Pinczewski’s  love affair with Abstraction.

Michael in the madness
Courtney Kidd delves into the chaotically considered canvasses from Melbourne artist Michael Vale.

Art under 5k
We present six artists who you might be surprised to learn have work available for less than $5,000.

Collector: the right call
Art comes first at the home of Telstra CEO Andy Penn and wife Kallie Blauhorn.

Art Centre: A good yarn
Yarrenyty Arltere Artists on weaving Country and culture.

Dealer: Open minded
Sydney’s COMA is firming up its roster.

The notable exhibitions across  the region this quarter.

Portrait of a gallerist
How a young artist with a knack for working the room came to represent some of Australia’s most revered practitioners.