Warm for the human form, from Rodin’s bronzes to stone slabs

Since the beginning of art as we know it, the human body has been central to artistic concerns. Classical...

Robot sculpture, coming to a gallery near you

Two weeks ago, in an industrial shed in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, a team of engineers installed a...

What to do with Confederate statues?

Could Russia teach us something about how to deal with difficult aspects of our national history? Many places in the...

How subversive artists made thrift shopping cool

National Thrift Shop Day (August 17) exists alongside other quirky holidays like Play Your Ukulele Day (February 2) and...

how patient stories can be interwoven into art

When working with people in other disciplines – whether surgeons, fellow engineers, nurses or cardiologists – it can sometimes...

Alex Seton’s stark, moving protest sculptures carved from marble

Alex Seton’s sculpture A Durable Solution? is concentrating the minds of some delegates as they approach this weekend’s ALP...

Editing unfinished music by a great composer is controversial – but sometimes it needs...

Unfinished works of art have long had a poetic allure. Such works are attractive to us today, in part,...

Four ways in which Leonardo da Vinci was ahead of his time

Leonardo da Vinci is generally recognised as one of the great figures of the Renaissance and one of the...

In remembering Christo, we remember what art once was

In 1995, after the fall of the Wall, Berlin had started to be rebuilt, but was still in a...

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