On the Cover: Tia Rianginui, Niflheim, 2020. Archival pigment ink on Hahnemuhle photo rag, various sizes.  Courtesy: the artist.


The notable exhibitions on this quarter.

Cultural capital
Carrie Miller, Tai Mitsuji and Andrew Frost on the art world snobs we all know and love(?)

The experience of art in a post-Covid world.

Money sullies art
Can people born into wealth become real artists?

Will all due respect
Should public galleries spend more of their acquisition budgets on local artists?

On the couch
We walk through Lucio’s with the restauranteur for the very last time.

Inside the covers
An expansive insight into the life of leading gallerist Tim Olsen.


The currently unrepresented artist you should know.

What next?
Three artists on our rdar now.

Pull focus
Three art critics discuss what makes three major pieces work as works of art.

Critic’s choice
Director Tracy Cooper-Lavery presents five artists from HOTA’s collection.

Collector’s dossier
Lucinda Bennett on how Jacqueline Fahey offers uncensored glimpses into the real lives of women.

A tactile language
Areez Katki dissects material and language to explore personal and collective memory. Lucinda Bennett writes.

Savvy and spirited
Briony Downes on Georgia Morgan’s non-hierarchical approach to material.

Show no mercy
Louise Martin-Chew on how Yhonnie Scarce transforms glass to speak to the forgotten histories of colonisation.

Casting a new light
Lucina Lane asks us to question what art contains, and what is contained by. Rex Butler writes.

Enchanted ecstasy
Grace Wright’s recent large-scale works speak to the physical labour of an artist on the cusp of ecstasy. Briony Downes writes.

An afterlife
Meticulous, sharp and eerily cool, the works of Peter Stichbury pierce an otherworldly realm. Chloe Lane writes.

Making waves
Helen McKenzie on how Djerrkŋu Yunupiŋu began her foray into bark painting at 74.


Art centre: men’s business
The all male Tennant Creek Brio group is forging a new path for contemporary Australian masculinity.

Dealer: keeping on keeping on
Marcia Page knows how to navigate changing times.

Collector: a rather special story
A collection championing undiscovered artists.

If I could have
Curator Con Gerakaris selects 10 works on his wish list.

Portrait of a gallerist
A powerhouse couple in business and play.

William Yang’s Queensland survey exhibition takes us into the life, love and loss of the artist’s fifty year career.