On the Cover: Michael Zavros, Dad likes Colour, 2020. Lightjet print, edition of 3 + 2AP, 172.7 x 122cm. Courtesy: the artist and Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney and Singapore.


The notable exhibitions across the region this quarter.

Cultural Capital
The contemporary art journey you forgot you took.

Some sunny news from Queensland’s capital.

Money Sullies Art
The good, the bad and the popular.

Lifecycle of a collector
Is it time for you to open a private museum?

Behind the scenes
Should you pay more attention to the gallery stockroom?

Inside the covers
A juicy insider’s look at the contemporary art world.


Pull Focus special
A closer look at selected works showing at Sydney Contemporary Presents 2020.

What Next?
Four new artists on our radar.

Critic’s Choice
The artists who have recently captured curator Joanna Kitto’s attention.

Collector’s Dossier
Louise Martin-Chew on the sheer poetry of Judy Watson’s art.

The Storyteller
Jumaadi’s practice is based on a life lived between two worlds. John McDonald writes.

Real Human
Andrew Frost meets a Michael Zavros doppelgänger mannequin – the subject of the artist’s latest work.

Power and Presence
Briony Downes on Marie Le Lievre’s multi-layer mastery.

Form Follows Fun
A lesson in Caleb Shea’s iconic sculptural language with Diego Ramirez.

The Art of Seduction
Beauty, humour, erudition. Jonny Niesche’s work has it all. Jacqueline Millner writes.

Out of the Woods
Chloe Lane discovers how historic lore has given Zina Swanson a contemporary way to make sense of our world.

Through Rose-Coloured Glasses
Louise Martin-Chew delves into Adrienne Gaha’s recent paintings.

Mother Nature
Sarah Rayner’s intricate porcelain works are a reminder of nature’s fragile balance. Sophia Cai writes.

Formworks and Forgeries
Edward Colless explores Stephen Haley’s latest maps of urbanisation and digitisation.

A roundup of standouts from this year’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.


Art Centre: Milingimbi Art and Culture
This Art Centre’s isolation has no bearing on its acclaim.

Dealer: Close to the Wind
Sydney lives on ambitious programming and the smell of an oily rag.

Collector: The Art Life
Irene Sutton is driven by the conviction that contemporary art matters.

Artist collective Barbara Cleveland’s first survey in a public gallery explores the thinking business of women.